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Town’s new pet bylaw affirms protection during cold winter weather

On Jan. 1, Morinville’s new pet bylaw officially came into effect. Among other things, this bylaw upheld the Town’s previous requirement stating no pets—dogs or cats—are allowed to roam freely in town.

That provision—which was almost removed when the bylaw was redrafted last year—is one way the Town is encouraging residents to keep their pets safe in the winter, particularly in a region where cold weather can be downright dangerous. […]

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Freewheeling felines okay for some, less so for others

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Karen Trembley loves cats – so much so that her family has three of them. What Trembley is not so thrilled about is how some cats in her neighbourhood are allowed to roam freely, something she does not allow her own animals to do. It’s not that she’s bothered about neighbourhood cats coming onto her deck for a visit – it’s what sometimes happens as a result of those visits that is the cause of her concern… […]