BANNED IN MASSACHUSETTS
Concord resident Lydia Lodynsky was not fazed when the town rejected her proposal to put leashes on rowdy cats. She countered with a request that cats be prohibited from entering neighboring properties without permission in January.
Reasoning: Concord resident Lydia Lodynsky proposed this law due to a neighborhood cat, pictured, that would "terrorize" the birds in her yard.
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