Great cats play at home, and it's not just a crazy cat lady idea. It's the best way to PAWtect them.
Cats are intelligent and clean companion animals. They give affection, comfort and companionship to their owners. Like all pets, cats need responsible ownership and care.
If a friendly feline has decided you shall be its keeper, read on for our tips for keeping your
new master safe, secure, and entitled.
Most states and Territories across Australia now have cat containment laws in place. And for a good reason.
Did you know indoor cats can live up to four times longer than those allowed to roam freely?
Keeping your cat indoors will also help protect our precious native wildlife.
One of the best ways to ensure your cat's safety is by keeping them contained indoors. It keeps them away from potential dangers such as cars, diseases, fights with other cats and even people who might try to harm them.
Did you know the average outdoor domestic cat roams an area of 2 hectares from its home? Some cats may roam more than 4km! That's a lot of room to get into trouble!
Your responsibilities as a great cat owner:
- Register your cat
- Microchipped you cat
- Prevent your cat from roaming by keeping it contained on your property
- Desex your cat
- Do not let your cat disrupt your neighbours
- Do not feed or encourage strays
- Have your cat on a lead or in a suitable container whenever you exit your property
Meet all conditions of registration.