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Lawmakers delay vote on raising cat ownership limit from three to five
Lawmakers delay vote on raising cat ownership limit from three to five

The Los Angeles City Council delayed voting Tuesday on a proposed change to the city code that would ease the limit on the number of cats residents can own. Under the current law, residents are barred from owning more than three cats without a kennel permit. The proposed change would raise the limit to five. Following lengthy public testimony from animal activists and city officials, Councilman Paul Koretz, chairman of the city’s Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee, suggested waiting another 60 days before the three-member committee votes on the item. “We’ve been having an ongoing discussion with various folks on this issue, and a couple of pieces are still up...

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