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By spending just a few minutes of your time right now, you can help to make a lifetime of difference for animals like Max, Ester, and Shep.

Please help them today by calling, writing, emailing, or using social media to contact your state representative to request support of the following legislation which will strengthen animal protection laws in Pennsylvania.

Senate bill 373, the anti-tethering bill, protects animals from harsh weather and 24/7 tethering.
House bill 113, Angel’s Law, will increase the grading of charges for various animal cruelty offenses, particularly for repeat offenders.

If you are unsure about how to reach your representative, You may dp so on the “Find Your Legislator” page of the Pennsylvania General Assembly website.

Please, then, follow up by contacting the chairman and co-chairman of the house judiciary committee, asking them to move both of these bills out of committee so that they can be voted upon by the full house of representatives:

The Honorable Ron Marsico
Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
District 105
31J Main Capitol Building
PO Box 202105
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2105
(717) 783-2014
rmarsico@pahousegop.com

The Honorable Joseph A. Petrarca
Democratic Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
District 55
220 Irvis Office Building
PO Box 202055
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2055
(717) 787-5142
jpetrarc@pahouse.net

By spending just a few minutes of your time right now, you can help to end the suffering of animals like Max.
By spending just a few minutes of your time right now, you can help to end the suffering of animals like Max.

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Kitty loves to scratch, but how do we teach our cats to use the scratching post instead of the furniture?

Yelling at the cat and punishing him won’t work when it comes to destructive scratching. You have to use motivations that mean something to the cat. And you have to teach him where to scratch. Otherwise, how is he to know you want him to scratch the scratching post? Here are tips from KB, one of our readers, on how they’ve managed to keep their favorite feline in check.

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