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Outdoor Cats: Frequently Asked Questions

By: City of Bondurant
Date Published: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Outdoor cats are not allowed in the City of Bondurant – both community (feral/stray) and owned.

Cats roam outside in most neighborhoods in the United States. Some are pets whose owners let (or put) them outside, but many are community cats, who may be feral or one-time pets who are now stray, lost or abandoned. The more we understand outdoor cats and the complicated issues related to them, the more effectively we can help them, reduce cat overpopulation and protect wildlife.

Please view the FAQ here: http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/feral_cats/qa/feral_cat_FAQs.html#What_is_the_difference_between_a_stray_c

There have been many reports of outdoor cats causing disturbances to other animals in town, urinated, defecating in people yards and gardens, digging holes, jumping on people’s cars and upsetting an indoor animal or on leash animal. This is a serious concern that should be addressed. Pets are not allowed without proper restraints.