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City to Consider "Goodbye, Kitty" Ordinance

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Shortly after noon at City Hall, the Dallas city council's Quality of Life and Government Services Committee will discuss Proposed Ordinances for Animal Control. Among the suggestions to be considered: new guidelines for dealing with "dangerous dogs" and mandatory spaying and neutering for all dogs and cats within the city limits, unless the owner has a breeder permit. But the most contentious issue will likely be the proposal that calls for limiting pet ownership to six dogs and cats. Only, there's an exception to the rule: "puppies and kittens under four months of age." Why? 'Cause, like, they're so cute. But, seriously, where's the rule prohibiting the dressing up of dogs and cats like humans? --Robert Wilonsky

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