Weird and Funny Cat Laws

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We gathered a few weird and funny cat laws and rules for cats. Laws for cats have been around for thousands of years, and it continues to develop around the world.


Our top ten funny cat laws start with Montgomery County, Maryland. In 1999 they passed a cat nuisance law, whereby a cat owner who allows their cat to roam on another person's property without that person's permission may be fined $100 for the first offense and up to $500 for subsequent offenses.

All black cats wear bells on Friday the 13th in French Lick Springs, Indiana.

Interesting cat laws

Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited by statute in Barber, North Carolina.

Cats living in Cresskill, New Jersey must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.

Cats may not yowl after 9 pm in Columbus, Georgia.

You may not keep a pet cat and a pet bird on the same premises in Reed City, Michigan.

It is illegal to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, or any other domesticated animal, in Zion, Illinois.

Cats are forbidden from chasing dogs up telephone poles, in International Falls, Minnesota.

Dogcatchers in Virginia are prohibited from bothering cats while he or she is looking for dogs.

Finally, our last funny cat laws goes to Berea, Ohio. Where any  animal that goes out after dark must wear a tail light.

These are just a few funny cat laws, for more information about cat laws, rules and regulations, check it out this guide - The Domestic Cat and The Law: A Guide to Available Resources.

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