Cats at large a nuisance, says bylaw officer

Christy Myers, city clerk and legislative secretary at city hall, holds up a brochures that focuses on licensing your animal, the costs to do so and fines pet owners could receive for not looking after their pet.

Commissionaire Madison Blackstone has enforced Melville’s bylaws for nearly three years and she has discovered that animal issues are one of the biggest problems, including cats running at large and being a nuisance. “Pet owners love their cats and they naturally assume everybody loves their cats,” she said. “But cats…