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Legislation #: 010205 Introduction Date: 2/15/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER AND COUNCILMEMBER LOAR
Title: Declaring February 27, 2001, as "2001: A Spay Odyssey in KC".

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2/15/2001

Prepare to Introduce

2/15/2001

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 010205

 

Declaring February 27, 2001, as 2001: A Spay Odyssey in KC.

 

WHEREAS, cats and dogs give companionship to and share the homes of over 50 million individuals in the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, one unspayed cat and her offspring can produce 420,000 additional cats in seven years and one unspayed dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 more dogs in six years; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City area shelters have to euthanize over 68% of all animals that enter these shelters, although many of them are healthy and adoptable, simply because there are not enough good homes; and

 

WHEREAS, spaying and neutering cats and dogs has been shown to drastically reduce dog and cat overpopulation; and

 

WHEREAS, veterinarians, humane societies, national and local animal protection organizations have joined together to advocate the spaying and neutering of companion animals on Spay Day USA 2001"; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare February 27, 2001, as 2001: A Spay Odyssey in KC; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy is hereby presented to Kayne Asher and Annette Griffen with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the responsibility of the community to get their animals neutered or spayed.

 

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