NJ cat limit
- To: firstname.lastname@example.orgSubject: [voicesforRahkim] OT: New Jersey Township Enacts Cat Limit Source: Animal News Center
New Jersey Township Enacts Cat Limit
by Sherry Morse
Posted on October 31, 2002
Morris Township, NJ officials recently enacted an
ordinance that permits no more than 10 cats to be kept
in a household.
Saint Hubert's Animal Welfare Center
Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey
The new ordinance in addition requires animal control
officers to seize any cat that:
is not wearing a license tag and is believed to be a
stray has injured a person has damaged property
If a cat is seized and an owner cannot be found within
seven days, the animal will be made available for
adoption or euthanized.
"We don't intend to send out an animal control officer
(to) seek out violators," said H. Scott Rosenbush, a
member of the Morris Township Board of Health.
Written warnings will be issued for first violations
of the 10-cat limit. Subsequent violations will
subject offenders to fines of from $50 to $500.
Individuals who currently have more than 10 cats will
be permitted to keep their pets.
Cat Limit Approved by Board of Health
by Steven McDonald
Morris Township May Draw the Line on Felines
by Matthew Katz
Morris Township Puts Leash on Cat Lovers
by Matthew Katz
"Live in peace with the animals. Animals bring love to our hearts, and warmth to our souls."
"He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." Immanuel Kant
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