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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

Michelle Cottage
Donna Martin
Gareth Williams
Mandy Bennett
Brenda Spiller
Brenda Spiller
Victoria Walker
Raewyn Wade
Jess Ashford
Linda Mayne
Linda Mayne
Leanne Morris
Kim Bulluss
Marie Brunel
Clare Fletcher
Danica Stanaway
Carla Hood
Charwin Richards
andrew sneddon
Grant Staveley
Lee Carnell
Jane West
John Davies
John Davies
Robert Batt
Debbie Elias
Tanja Pavlovic
David Miller
Pamela Sinclair
4,493 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

Will you sign?


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  • Michelle Cottage
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  • Carla Hood
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    Cat curfews, especially in the middle of a city? Get real.
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