Borough of Oaklyn, NJ
Camden County
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[Adopted 12-15-2015 by Ord. No. 17-15]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ANIMAL CARE FACILITY
An animal control center or animal shelter, maintained by or under contract with any state, county, or Borough of Oaklyn, whose mission and practice is, in whole, or significant part, the rescue and placement of animals in permanent homes or rescue organizations.
ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATION
Any not-for-profit organization which has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, whose mission and practice is, in whole or in significant part, the rescue and placement of animals in permanent homes.
CAT
A member of the species of domestic cat, Felis catus.
OFFER FOR SALE
To sell, offer for sale or adoption, advertise for the sale of, barter, auction, give away or otherwise dispose of a cat.
PET SHOP
A retail establishment where cats are sold, exchanged, bartered or offered for sale as pet animals to the general public at retail. Such definition shall not include an animal care facility or animal rescue organization, as defined.
A. 
A pet shop may offer for sale only those cats that the pet shop has obtained from or displays in cooperation with:
(1) 
An animal care facility; or
(2) 
An animal rescue organization.
B. 
A pet shop shall not offer for sale a cat that is younger than eight weeks old.