Facebook reacts: Middletown considers, then delays, action on new stray cat and animal rules
The city of Middletown is making changes to enforce a new, stricter animal control ordinance. The effective date of the new legislation will be March 1, 2019. One of the proposed changes to the policy would require all dogs, cats, and other companion animals to have proper identification such that the owner can be determined easily by the City. This would include a collar and registration tag with information or a microchip and eartag with information to a national registration database. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
There were many strong reactions to the Journal-News Facebook post about the story. Here’s a sampling:
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Ed Richter has been a working journalist for 35 years, with the last 30 years working in various capacities covering Butler and Warren counties as a reporter and an editor. An award-winning journalist, Richter covers local news and governments in Middletown, Monroe, Franklin, Carlisle and Franklin Twp.