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Burbank becomes 7th city to ban cat declawing

December 9, 2009 12:19:44 AM PST
Burbank is the latest Southern California city to ban cat declawing.The city council voted 4 to 1 in favor of the ban on Tuesday night, making it the seventh city in California to ban declawing.

The vote comes before a new state law prohibits municipalities from passing such ordinances. That law goes into effect on January 1.

Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Culver City and Santa Monica have also recently adopted declawing bans.