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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

Pamela Sinclair
Justina Cammish
Lesley Vale
Michelle Stechman
Greg Roy
Sandie Cameron
Deidre Lovell
Rowen Greatbatch
Yvonne Lowe
Jennifer McIntyre
Paula Bol
Linzee Nessia
Sue Burnside
Willem Pitel
Asa Wendelborn
Jennifer Hussong
Kirsty Glassborow
Margo Hartman
Nick Paterson
Maggie McCann
Di Crispin
Dorothy Quill
Debby Baillie
Yvonne Haynes
Suzanne Katavich
Vi Stevie
Angela Howse
Mark Bolton
Val Openshaw
Scott Robertson
4,493 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

Will you sign?


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  • Pamela Sinclair
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  • Deidre Lovell
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-07-13 09:49:00 +1200
    Although I agree with curfewing cats and microchipping the rest of this proposal sounds like madness
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    Sign the petition: No to compulsory registeration of cats http://www.taxpayers.org.nz/cats_petition?recruiter_id=17310
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