Sunday, March 23, 2014

Really ?

A cat is forbidden from leaving the house without three bells around its neck

Apparently the inhabitants of Longbern were upset about cats killing their birds.

A law was passed with the specific intent of stating the punishment for stealing crayfish.

RS 14:67.5 § 67.5. Theft of crawfish; penalty
A. No person shall knowingly, willfully and intentionally fish or take any commercial crawfish from any crawfish farm, except with the consent of the owner thereof.
B.(1) Whoever commits the crime of theft of crawfish when the misappropriation or taking amounts to a value of five hundred [...]

A new law (reported in The Guardian newspaper April 2005) in Turin imposes a fine of 500 Euros for dog owners who fail to walk their dogs at least three times a day.

A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

A person must obtain a permit to spread rat poison.

Sec. 5-2. Putting out poison.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to scatter or put out or otherwise distribute on his premises within the city any poison in any form or manner whatsoever which is or may likely be sufficiently lethal or of such strength as to cause death to any animal or [...]

A person who dyes, stains, or otherwise alters the natural coloring of a bird or rabbit commits a Class B misdemeanor. (Ind. Code 15-2.1-21-13(b)

IC 15-2.1-21-13 Birds or rabbits; sale restricted; exception; discoloring prohibited Sec. 13. (a) A person who sells: (1) a bird under the age of three (3) weeks; or (2) a rabbit under the age of two (2) months; commits a Class B misdemeanor. This subsection does not apply to commercial breeders or distributors whose facilities [...]

A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.

A product made with a pig’s leg or thigh and drumsticks of a turkey is a ham

In 1990 the House of Representatives came to this conclusion.

Against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

All bees entering Kentucky shall be accompanied by certificates of health, stating that the apiary from which the bees came was free from contagious or infectious disease.

All bees entering Kentucky shall be accompanied by certificates of health, stating that the apiary from which the bees came was free from contagious or infectious disease. -KRS 252.130 (Passed in 1922; Repealed in 1948)

All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.

All dog waste must be removed from any yard within seven days.

6.24.015 Removal of materials between January 15th through May 15th.
(a) During the period from January 15th to May 15th of each and every year, it shall be unlawful for any person to permit any animal or fowl manure, excrement or other fly breeding material to remain on or at his premises for a period [...]

All dogs sold for consumption must have a government approved tattoo.

All families must be given a hog from the town’s mayor.

All garbage must be cooked before it can be fed to any hogs.

Sec. 7-187. Preparation of garbage, etc., fed to hogs.
All garbage, refuse, offal or other material other than grain foodstuffs to hogs must be cooked on the premises just prior to the feeding of the hogs.
(Code 1961, § 4-39)

All horse drawn vehicles must have brakes

Each horse-drawn vehicle engaged in carrying loads on the streets and highways of the District shall be equipped with an effective brake.

All persons must carry a bag with them at all times when they walk their dog in case said dog “poops”, or risk a $100 fine.

30-5. Removal of excrement.
The owner shall carry and use a bag or other device to pick up and remove any excrement said dog shall drop on property other than their own.
30-6. Penalties for offenses.
Any person violating the provisions of this Article shall be subject to a penalty of not less than twenty-five [...]

All persons wishing to keep a rhinoceros as a pet must obtain a $100 license first.

Section 8.05.020 Permit–Definition.
Except as provided in this chapter, no person shall possess, keep, maintain or have in his possession or under his control, within the city, any elephant, bear, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, lion, tiger, leopard, panther, ocelot, lynx, cougar, wolf, alligator, fox, raccoon, coyote, monkey, ape, chimpanzee, birds of prey, poisonous reptile, other dangerous or [...]

Alligators may not be kept in bath tubs.

Alligators may not be tied to fire hydrants.

An old ordinance forbids parking for over two hours unless a horse is tied to the car.

Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

Animal Laws in the USA

Weird and dumb animal laws USA

It is illegal to shove a live moose out of an airplane whilst in flight.

Donkeys must not be allowed sleep in bathtubs.

It is unlawful to walk a cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.

Animals must not be allowed to mate publicly within 500 yards of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

It is illegal to ride a horse while under the influence of alcohol.

Any Dogs  
 bearing tattoos must be reported to police.

Elephants tethered to a parking meter will be charged the same as it would for a vehicle.

Goldfish must not be given away as an incentive to play of bingo.

It is illegal to fish from a camel's back.

It is illegal to pass a horse on the street.

Horses must not eat fire hydrants.

Shooting rabbits from motorboats is illegal

It is illegal to dye a duckling blue for the purpose of selling it unless more than six are for sale at the same time.

Stealing an alligator carries a ten year jail sentence.

Deer must not be fed.

Taking a lion to the cinema is illegal

Gorillas are not allowed in the back seat of any car.

Killing a dog using a decompression chamber is illegal

Entering Wisconsin with a chicken upon ones head is illegal.

Stabling of Horses within 50 feet of any road is illegal

It is illegal to provide alcohol to elephants.

It is illegal to carry sheep in the cab of a truck without a chaperone.

Whale fishing is illegal

It is illegal to drive a camel on the public highway

New Hampshire
Any cattle that crosses state roads must be fitted with a diaper type device to gather its feces

New Jersey
Detaining or causing delay to a homing pigeon is illegal.

New Mexico
It is prohibited to hunt in the Mountain View Cemetery.

North Carolina
Elephants may not be deployed to plough cotton fields.

It is illegal to display coloured chickens for the purpose of selling.

It is illegal to have the hind legs of any farm animal in your boots.

Canned corn must not to be used for fishing bait.

Motorist seeing horses coming in their direction must pull off the road, cover camouflage his car with a blanket or canvas in order that it blends in with the countryside until the horses pass.

Rhode Island Racing a horse over any public highway, or testing the
 of the horse is illegal.

South Carolina
Horses must not be kept in bathtubs.

South Dakota
Horses are not allowed in the Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants.

Shoot any game other than whales from a moving vehicle is illegal

It is illegal to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.

Birds have the right of way on all public highways.

It was illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole. (Repealed)

Only raccoons may be hunted and then only until 2:00 AM

West Virginia
Road kill can be picked up and taken 
 for supper.

Livestock have the right-of-way on public roads.

You may not take a photograph of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.