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Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

Original post made by Mew, I'm starving on Apr 9, 2014

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from being held in backyards against their will for decades, etc. in this not so safe city. But no.

Former Pleasanton assistant city attorney Lynn Tracy Nerland, now city attorney of Antioch, has drafted a 'feeding cat prohibition' ordinance that the Antioch city council just passed. As always, once one East Bay city passes a ridiculous ordinance, the other cities do too.

What is making the rounds is that the four busy bodies on the Antioch City Council, who obviously have nothing better to do, have determined kitty cats are dangerous and just placed a ban on feeding domestic cats. A play by play of this ridiculous situation can be found here -
Web Link

Please email the Antioch city council at these addresses,,,, , congratulate Councilman Tony Tiscareno for being the only NO vote to this insanity.

Comments (10)

Posted by keep your cats inside, a resident of Downtown
on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:54 am

Have not read the ordinance but I will say this to the people who let their cats roam all day and night. I am now trapping them. The deal is this though -- I travel 4-5 days of every week. So if your cat, who craps in my yard, walks on my cars and sheds on my outdoor furniture, ends up in my trap on day one of my trip how long do you think it might last? 3 days? 4 days?
Get a grip people. Keep your cats INSIDE and out of my yard!

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:15 am

Pleasanton Animal Control: Web Link

Residents may also report the above poster to the Pleasanton Police Department and/or 911 if you believe that your kitty has been killed by the above poster.

Posted by liberalism is a disease, a resident of Birdland
on Apr 9, 2014 at 11:03 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

cholo, defender of pussy-cats everywhere. Our dogs enjoy intruding cats, occassionally catching them and giving them hell. No traps required and threatening bleeding hearts like cholo can't do a thing about what happens to pests on your property. The basic rule here is if you have a pet, take care of it and don't expect your neighbors to have to deal with it at all...ever.
Or, become one of those creepy cat-people and keep all these wayward felines in your house.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Apr 9, 2014 at 11:39 am

Web Link


Posted by liberalism is a disease, a resident of Birdland
on Apr 9, 2014 at 1:01 pm

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

yo quero, Taco Bell

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:11 pm

i'm amazed that beavis knows a bit of espanish! VIVA!

Cholo Pololo Mololo!

as for your sidekick butthead...the right tries to espeak english...tee hee...

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:14 pm

B n B Spanish class: Web Link


Posted by HA, a resident of Del Prado
on Apr 11, 2014 at 8:45 pm

Watch me run them over and call the Fire Guys to clean up. They are dirty filthy animals. She is doing a wonderful job.

Posted by Right, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 12, 2014 at 7:05 pm

Wok your cat?

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am

for plutonians sickies: Web Link

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