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Petition: No to registration of cats

A proposal by Dunedin City Council could result in the compulsory registration of cats.

The Council is taking the proposal to Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), where if agreed by other councils, will become official policy and will go to the Government to have it made law.  In short, they want to see the Government develop legislation for cats similar to the Dog Control Act, including:

  • compulsory microchipping and registration
  • annual fees
  • cat curfews
  • cat rangers to patrol the streets looking for cats off their designated property, or breaching curfew hours (yes really!).

We say this is madness. Another example of local government officials finding expensive solutions to a problem that doesn't exist. If you agree, add your support to the petition below.

"We call on New Zealand's councils to reject the proposal from the Dunedin City Council to introduce a new nationwide policy requesting compulsory registration of cats."

Who's signing

Jennifer Wapp
Melinda Reihana
Loo Gibson
Erik Andreassen
Shane Martin
Regina Huang
Katie Graham
Donna Peacpck
Andrew Sneddon
Kerry Bryant
Chantelle Watkins
Marilyn Muir
Danielle Goddard
Waverleigh Kohey
Ayla Espie
Lyn Gribble
Sandra Thompson
Jade Meikle
Tori Locke
Aleisha Coombes
Christina McBratney
Karen MacLeod
Michelle Cottage
Brenda Spiller
Brenda Spiller
Raewyn Wade
Linda Mayne
Linda Mayne
Marie Brunel
3,943 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

Will you sign?


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  • Jennifer Wapp
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-04-28 17:27:30 +1200
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  • Melinda Reihana
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  • Lyn Gribble
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-07-19 10:42:22 +1200
    This is ridiculous. Yes to subsidizing spey and neuter.
  • Sandra Thompson
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  • Karen MacLeod
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  • Brenda Spiller
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