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New York Is One Step Closer To Becoming First State To Ban Cat Declawing

Both houses of the state egislature voted on Tuesday — Animal Advocacy Day in the state capital — to make it illegal to perform the controversial procedure.

New York lawmakers have voted to ban the declawing of cats, and the state will be the first in the country to prohibit the controversial practice if the governor signs the measure.

The bill sailed through both houses of the Legislature on Animal Advocacy Day, though it has

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