What does a cat containment area mean?

Cat containment protects native wildlife in areas where cats pose a serious threat to native flora or fauna in the area. You can reduce this threat to native wildlife by keeping your cat confined to your premises.

What do you do with stray cats in Canberra?

I Found A Stray Animal, What Do I Do? Please take any stray dogs to Domestic Animal Services on Mugga Lane or to your closest veterinarian. Cats and Small animals can be brought to RSPCA ACT or to your closest veterinarian. Sick or injured Domestic Animals should be brought to RSPCA ACT or to your nearest veterinarian.

Are cats allowed in Canberra?

Currently, all cats in new Canberra suburbs have to be kept indoors or in cat runs at all times. But under the ACT government’s plan, announced today, all new cats obtained by owners after July 1, 2022 will have to be contained, regardless of which suburb they live in.

Are cats allowed outside ACT?

Cats can be kept indoors or go outdoors in a purpose built enclosure which allows them to explore the outdoors without the risk of roaming. Legislative changes will also be made to allow cats to be walked on a lead under the definition of containment.

Is Denman prospect a cat containment?

Due to the risk cats pose to native wildlife, the ACT Government has declared cat containment areas in Bonner, Crace, Coombs, Denman Prospect, Forde, ‘The Fair’ at Watson, Lawson, Molonglo and Wright. Residents within cat containment areas are required to keep their cats confined to their premises 24 hours a day.

How many cats can you own?

According to experts, an individual must not have more than five cats. If you really love cats, six is the maximum. There is no going more than this amount. This is as it is impossible for any person or even a household to care for more than six cats.

Is crace a cat containment area?

Is gungahlin a cat containment area?

With new legislation now in effect, residents in Macnamara, Strathnairn, Ginninderry and Gungahlin Town Centre East are reminded that these areas are now also subject to cat containment regulation.

Are cats allowed outside in NSW?

According the NSW Companion Animals Act, as long as cats are microchipped, registered and wearing a collar there are no restrictions on where they can roam, except in prohibited places such as protected wildlife areas and where food is prepared or consumed.

How many cats can I have in Canberra?

Persons wishing to keep four or more cats must make an application under Section 84B of the Domestic Animals Act 2000. Application forms can be obtained from Domestic Animal Services. A fee for a multiple cats licence is payable if the licence is granted.

How do I register my cat act?

To register your dog or cat through the NSW Pet Registry, you need:

  1. a NSW Pet Registry account/owner profile.
  2. your email address.
  3. your personal details.
  4. one proof of identity document: Australian driver licence. Australian passport. Medicare card.
  5. the pet’s microchip number.
  6. your payment.

How do you have a cat?

Containing your cat means completely preventing them roaming from your property at any time, day or night. This can be achieved by keeping your cat indoors, or a combination of indoors and having a secure outdoor enclosure, or cat-proof fencing around an outdoor area.