Pridgen to bring caged feral cat to chambers

Pastor Darius Pridgen

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Common Council is discussing humane and cost effective ways to control the cat population in the City of Buffalo, Tuesday afternoon.

Council President Darius Pridgen is expected to bring a caged feral cat with him to chambers for observation. Pridgen is bringing the cat to emphasize the point of the ordinance and draw attention to the problem.

Staff and members of the public who plan to attend the meeting are urged to plan accordingly if they have allergies. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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