Happy Halloween 2006 : Cats and the Law

Happy Halloween
Our Cat Pumpkin for 2006 points to a Legally Protected Species


In ancient Egypt, cats enjoyed special protection.

In the modern world
cats are protected by special laws in many jurisdictions.

A good place to begin a study and/or appreciation of this topic
is Stephen Young’s article
The Domestic Cat and the Law: A Guide to Available Resources

For a general view of the protection of all animals by law
see The Humane Society of the United States