"Gov. Don Carcieri signed a law Friday making Rhode Island the first state to require cat owners to spay or neuter their pets. Cat owners must spay or neuter pets older than six months unless they pay $100 for a breeder's license. Violators can be fined $75 per month."
The idea is to try to reduce the number of kittens that get dumped off at the local pound. I'm wondering, is this the first state to mandate something like this?
How will they would actually implement the law? Likely only when the neighbors complain about all the kittens popping up perhaps?
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