Isreal has passed a bull that bans the declawing of cats.

December 9, 2011 – Source: The Globe & Mail
Isreal has passed a bull that bans the declawing of cats. Those convicted of the crime will face up to a year in prison and $20,000 [U.S.] fine. About 25% of cats in the U.S. are believed to be declawed, but doing so is illegal in Europe, Australia, Brazil and beyond.