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Long Beach ordinance requires cat licenses

July 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An ordinance for cat owners has been issued in Long Beach. Beginning Friday, July 16, all cats need to be licensed.The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously in May for mandatory cat licensing in order to reduce the number of animals being euthanized in the city.

Mayor Bob Foster was the first in line to get his cat Noah licensed to mark the implementation of the new law.

Noah was assigned license number 001.