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Many cat owners declaw their pets in an effort to prevent damage to furniture and other household items, but animal rights groups like PETA call it a "painful and permanently crippling procedure." (roadsidepictures/Flickr)
Many cat owners declaw their pets in an effort to prevent damage to furniture and other household items, but animal rights groups like PETA call it a "painful and permanently crippling procedure." (roadsidepictures/Flickr)
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Oregon could become the first state in the nation to ban the declawing of cats in most circumstances. Some cat lovers worry the bill moving through the legislature has too many exceptions. They want lawmakers to start over again - from scratch. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Chris Lehman of Northwest News Network reports.

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This segment aired on June 12, 2015.

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