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Griselda, a domestic longhair already declawed when she was surrendered by her owner for adoption, plays inside her enclosure at the Animal Haven pet shelter in New York on Tuesday. The New York Legislature has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the country to outlaw declawing a cat. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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The United States Department of Agriculture announced on Tuesday it will discontinue a research program that involved killing thousands of cats. The agency has been under pressure to put an end to the program. USDA photo obtained through a FOIA request/White Coat Waste Project hide caption

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Jeannette Parker, an animal-loving biologist, stopped to feed a stray cat in a rural area outside Florida's Everglades National Park. Instead of showing appreciation, the cat bit her. Angel Valentín for KHN hide caption

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Cat Bites The Hand That Feeds; Hospital Bills $48,512

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Scotland Yard wrapped up a near three-year-long investigation into cats mutilation in the U.K., saying wildlife was the likely culprit. Domokos Marcell / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Kit Kat and Ruby read the paper. Michael Korda/Countryman Press hide caption

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In 'Catnip,' Love And Loss Sketched Out In Cat Cartoons

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A cat stands on a playhouse in New Jersey, which could become the first state to ban the practice of declawing cats. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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A Declaw Law? Veterinarians Divided Over N.J. Cat Claw Bill

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The documentary Kedi gives a cat's-eye view of the back alleys, boho enclaves and rat-infested piers of Istanbul. Courtesy of Oscillscope hide caption

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Ode To The Street Cat: 'Kedi' Follows Istanbul's Famous Felines

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Cat breeder Anthony Hutcherson shows off a Bengal Cat on Monday in New York. The Bengal Cat will be featured at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in a non-competitive "meet the breeds" exhibition, where cats will be shown for the first time. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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