City council members to vote on 'cat declawing' ban Monday evening

7 things to know about Denver's cat declawing ban

A proposal to officially ban cat declawing in Denver was unanimously approved by city council on Monday night.

According to The Denver Post, practicing veterinarian Casara Andre said declawing can be performed in a way that prevents pain for the pet, although she opposes the surgery as a routine operation.

Butler said she has chosen not to help with declawings anymore. They credit the procedure for improvements their cats' indoor behavior, with less scratching of furniture and home interiors. Critics including developer Kyle Zeppelin say the issue distracts from more pressing issues in Denver, such as the affordable housing crunch. In those special cases, Denver will allow the procedure.

Declawing occurs in a procedure known as onychectomy.

Denver veterinarian Aubrey Lavizzo previously said it's not only painful for cats but also leads to behavioral issues that pet owners find challenging like using the bathroom in unwanted places.

Eight California cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, have passed prohibitions of elective declawing since 2003. Australia, Japan, Brazil, Israel and multiple countries in Europe also have similar bans.

Some argued before city council that the ban would take away options for cat owners.

This is the first USA city outside of California to ban the procedure, the Denver Post reported.

"Onychectomy is an amputation and should be regarded as a major surgery", according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Related News:

  • Is Buying Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Here Good Idea?

    As of the end of the quarter Axiom International Investors LLC /DE had bought 182,989 shares growing its stake by 7.5%. With 4.57M avg volume, 1 days are for Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG)'s short sellers to cover IAG's short positions.
    Clubbing pleas together: Nawaz Sharif moves IHC against NAB court ruling

    Clubbing pleas together: Nawaz Sharif moves IHC against NAB court ruling

    Thus, he added, separate references cannot be filed against him, requesting the court to club together all three references. Last week, the ousted prime minister was indicted separately in each of the three references.

    The Short Interest in Paypal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) Declines By 13

    Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 3% and would give PYPL a market capitalization of almost $91.32B. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was first posted by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune.
  • Analyst's Viewpoint About PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC)

    This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was reported by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald.

    Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) EVP Sells 6466 Shares of Stock

    Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Helix Energy Solutions Group by 33.7% in the second quarter. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 151,530 shares in the company, valued at $1,022,827.50.
    Cardi B Spills Wedding Details

    Cardi B Spills Wedding Details

    Last month, the " Bodak Yellow" rapper's boyfriend Offset surprised her by popping the question during a live performance. It's been from concert venues to TV shows and magazine covers for Cardi B this season.
  • Account Management LLC Holds Position in Enterprise Prods Partners LP (EPD)

    Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc increased Enterprise Prods Partners Lp ( EPD ) stake by 17.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Colgate-Palmolive Company has a beta of 0.89, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk.

    Key man won't return from injury for Man United against Newcastle

    Undefeated Los Che are in second-place, four points behind Barcelona, and have been playing a very exciting brand of football. Manchester United are considering offering Andreas Pereira, who is now on loan at the Spanish side, as part of the deal.
    Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

    Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

    Furthermore, they get the benefits of the private cloud, such as a single-tenant environment and better performance, control, and security, he said.
  • Zlatan celebrates Sweden's qualification for 2018 World Cup

    Zlatan celebrates Sweden's qualification for 2018 World Cup

    We can think of one person who is most definitely revelling in all this feverish Zlatan chatter, and his name begins with a "Z". Ibrahimovic scored a total of 62 goals in 116 appearances and is widely recognised as the nation's greatest ever player.
    Florida man faces eviction over emotional support squirrel

    Florida man faces eviction over emotional support squirrel

    Boylan, who rescued Brutis after the storm rocked Florida in October 2016, said he quickly became attached to the animal. Former condo official Sherry Arfa told News Channel 8 that it is a liability if something happens with the squirrel.

    Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc

    The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Telsey Advisory Group maintained Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE: IPG ) on Wednesday, July 26 with "Outperform" rating.


Most liked

U.S. wholesale inflation hits 5-year record in October
The so-called core PPI increased 2.3 percent in the 12 months through October after advancing 2.1 percent in September. Producer prices increased 0.4% in October, seasonally adjusted, after growing 0.4% in September, according to the U.S.

Evergreen Capital Management LLC Acquires New Stake in Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)
Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has 0.16% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) for 220,218 shares. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB) has risen 15.20% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending.

The Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest
The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS") is an incredibly important factor.in identifying an under-valued stock. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK ) now has 908690 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $3.73B.

Ford Motor Company (F) Stake Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp
The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink . BidaskClub upgraded Ford Motor from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 26th.

Kentucky vs. Kansas 2017 live stream
In theory, a team that just lost three starters, including a national player of the year, should be at risk of taking a step back. Anthony Lamb scored 15, Drew Urquhart had 13 and Ernie Duncan added 10. "Our aspirations are to win these games", Becker said.

Jennison Associates LLC Buys 65945 Shares of Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)
Zacks Investment Research lowered Henry Schein from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 17,841 shares in the company, valued at $3,077,750.91.

Marquise Goodwin Explains Decision To Play After Infant Son's Death
After the game, Goodwin quickly exited the locker room to be by his family's side. "The reward will last longer than the pain". Goodwin had a huge impact on the 49ers' first victory over the season, a 31-21 win over the Giants at Levi's Stadium.

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Increases Position in First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)
Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 917,530 shares in the company, valued at approximately $28,902,195. Chicago Equity Partners LLC bought a new position in First Potomac Realty Trust during the second quarter valued at $672,000.

Taraji P. Henson Joins Will Packer Produced Comedy 'What Men Want'
In this version, Henson would play a female sports agent who has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. The film, which is being executive produced by Henson, takes place in the world of sports instead of advertising.

Saudi-led airstrikes destroy air navigation system of Yemen's capital airport: spokesman
Yemen had commercial wheat stocks for three months for the entire population of 28 million and about 120 days of rice. The blockade "is complicating what is already a catastrophic situation", McGoldrick said.

Corruption trial begins in NYC for three ex-FIFA officials
Not sure Brazilian football observers see it quite like that but it is an interesting image nonetheless. There is no real indication who these names are and the nature of this sensitivity.

Brad Paisley to perform in Lincoln
Paisley will be joined by special guests Dustin Lynch , Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell . Pink is set to return to Lincoln on March 8 and Lorde will perform on March 24.

'S Durga' director moves court against IFFI, I and B ministry
I would also like to extend a warm welcome to all the delegates to India, with open arms, as only we Indians can", he adds. Tewari took to twitter said, "Preposterous - That I&B Ministry got two films dropped from IFFI 2017".

Jeff Sessions Flip-Flops, Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policies Are Still in Effect
She would have to choose between living a normal life and going to get higher education for a better future. A 12-year-old girl, who uses medical marijuana to manage her epilepsy and resultant seizures, is suing U.S.

What Analysts Suggest About Denbury Resources (DNR)?
Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.66316, the 24 month is 0.45, and the 36 month is 0.19107. The value of the investment in ( DNR ) decreased from $1,078,000 to $850,000 a change of $228,000 since the last quarter.