Frequently asked questions about cat registration.
|Does my cat need to be registered?||No – but they do need to be microchipped.||Yes – by 6 months, microchipped by 12 weeks.|
|Do I have to microchip my cat?||Yes, by 12 weeks old.||Yes, it is Step 1 of the registration process.|
|Do I have to get my cat de-sexed?||Yes. If your cat is born on or after June 21, 2001, and you wish to keep it sexually entire, you will be required to apply for a permit to keep your animal sexually entire after 6 months of age. Vets must tattoo the animal’s ear unless the owner asks for it NOT to be done.||No, but large discounts in registration for desexed animals|
|Do I receive a discount as I am a pensioner?||N.A.||Yes|
|For more information:||Domestic Animal Services or phone 13 22 81||NSW Dept of Local Govt Companion Animal pages or phone 4428 4100|