Shirley Cook <>, Peter Shute <>, "" <>
FW: FW: Cats
martin cachard <>
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:45:33 +1030
very nicely put Shirley - I absolutely agree & I believe this is the ONLY angle
from which to attack this issue!!
> To: ;
> Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:13:40 +1000
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] FW: FW: Cats
> I am glad that Charles has make the point about dogs being banned from
> roaming outside their owner's premises. I am required by law to register,
> have her microchipped or wear a name tag and contact telephone niumber, and
> control my pet dog.
> I am able to report stray dogs to Council, and the Council will capture the
> dog and the owner will pay a fine to retrieve it. If I capture a cat and
> take it to Council, I am required to "prove" that it does not belong to a
> neighbour. The cat owner is not required by law to identify or control the
> Believe me, I am also a total animal lover and happily cuddle my
> granddaughter's cat, a lovely old soft purry animal, but the total
> unfairness of it all angers me.
> Shirley Cook
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