Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Florida State Laws Potentially Applicable to Free-Roaming, Domestic Cats

These laws should be ENFORCED in every state!
(1) It is unlawful to import for sale or use, or to release within this state, any species of the animal kingdom not indigenous to Florida without having obtained a permit to do so from the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
(2) The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is authorized to issue or deny such a permit upon the completion of studies of the species made by it to determine any detrimental effect the species might have on the ecology of the state.
(3) Persons in violation of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
Here's your contacts for the United States House of Representatives
and United States Senate


Scooter said...

I e-mail Congress about once a week, and I'm well known at the local city council meetings. I've been an activist for our wildlife for years. :)

Sherry said...

I've sent my protest of the week, too. :)