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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

Clare Fletcher
Andrew Sneddon
Stephen Grant Staveley
Robert Batt
Tanja Pavlovic
David Miller
Justina Cammish
Greg Roy
Sandra Cameron
Yvonne Lowe
Paula Bol
Linzee Nessia
Burnside Susan
Willem Pitel
Kirsty Glassborow
Nick Paterson
Debby Baillie
Yvonne Haynes
Katavich Suzanne
Angela Howse
Mark Bolton
Margaret Tohill
Margaret Medley
Linda Crowe
Megan Jennings
Beverley Wright
Ashley Sim
Donna O'Brien
Jim McVeagh
Richard Grieves
3,943 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

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