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Responsible cat ownership includes proper housing, feeding, control, care and breeding.
Cat owners also need to be aware of the problems, which can occur if their pets are allowed to roam. Cats are classed as a ‘Companion Animal’ and their ownership is governed by the Companion Animals Act.
Cats can cause considerable damage to the environment if allowed to wander.
If you own a cat, you are encouraged to keep them inside at night to reduce the chances of them fighting and hunting other animals. It is also a good idea for your cat to wear a bell or movement activated audible and visual alarm on its collar to warn other wildlife.
The Clarence Valley is a great place for the whole family to enjoy, and that includes spending time outside with your dogs. To ensure public areas remain a safe place, please download and print a copy of our Take the Lead brochure and abide by the information it contains. It has information on dogs in public places, microchipping and registration, dogs on beaches, off leash areas and other handy hints.