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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

Justin Burton
Julie McGill
Sarah Yock
Sarah Yock
Fiona Creagh
Peter Hitchman
Lorna Turner
Diane OConnor
Hvitr Spae Kona
Sophia George
Sheryl Newton
Stephanie Wiseman
Denise Martin
Michael Orgovan
Ray Martin
Suzanne Katavich
Suzanne Katavich
Shelly Hill
Sue Jamieson
Stacey Thompson
Jackie Dempster
4,489 SIGNATURES
5,000 signatures

Will you sign?


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  • Justin Burton
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-07-12 15:57:41 +1200
    Sign the petition: No to compulsory registeration of cats
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  • Sarah Yock
    @YockSarah tweeted link to this page. 2017-07-12 15:55:47 +1200
    Sign the petition: No to compulsory registeration of cats http://www.taxpayers.org.nz/cats_petition?recruiter_id=16455
  • Fiona Creagh
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  • Hvitr Spae Kona
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-07-11 08:56:36 +1200
    Petition: tell local government where to shove its stupid cat registration proposal.
  • Sophia George
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  • Stephanie Wiseman
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  • Denise Martin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-07-10 21:48:40 +1200
    Bloody ridiculous!!! I hope you will sign. Sign the petition: No to compulsory registeration of cats
  • Michael Orgovan
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