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Wichita bird lovers oppose stray cat ordinance proposal


October 24, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A proposed Wichita ordinance that would make it easier for residents to maintain feral cat colonies is ruffling the feathers of the city's bird lovers.

The Animal Control Advisory Board proposed an ordinance that would set policies allowing residents to establish and care for colonies of stray and feral cats at their homes and businesses. The cats would be trapped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and released back into the community to a caregiver, who would be responsible for the cats' food, water, shelter and veterinary care.

The board recently decided that caregiver...

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