Sagunto is declared a municipality against the abuse of animals

On 24 June 2014, the Plenary Session of the Municipal Government of Sagunto (Valencia) approved the declaration of this city as a “municipality against the abuse of animals”. The motion in defense of animals, with special attention to dogs and cats, establishes, among other points:

-The consideration of animals as sentient beings.
-The drafting of a new Municipal Ordinance about animals which incorporates the Management of cat colonies, as well as the control of the buying and selling of companion animals in particular.
-The suppression on the prohibition of feeding animals on public thoroughfares.
-The design of an action protocol for civil servants and police agents in cases of animal abandonment and abuse.
-The creation of a municipal zoological center for abandoned animals, managed by a protector association.

Source: El Económico

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