CONCORD (CBS) – Voters in Concord have rejected a proposal that would have required cats to be licensed and vaccinated.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

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It was brought to a town meeting by a resident who said she was fed up with neighborhood cats attacking the birds in her backyard.

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An offending cat would have been confined to its own home or impounded.

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The vote failed Thursday night by a show of hands.