Tuesday, March 4, 2008

To Steal a Cat

In January, a committee of Virginia lawmakers debated whether or not stealing a cat should be a felony - making the punishment equal to that for stealing a dog. (Read the story posted on this blog here.) The legislation never made it past the committee's debate, leaving the issue in limbo. Today, a man was convicted of stealing a cat from a Richmond SPCA, and the conviction could spark the debate again.

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