Owning a cat comes with responsibilities. If you fail to comply with the laws associated with owning a cat you could face a fine.
The benefits of keeping your cat indoors.
There are a lot of responsibilities when owning a cat.
In accordance with the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 cats and dogs must be microchipped before:reaching 12 weeks of age; being sold; being given away.
As a pet owner you are responsible for providing an adequate enclosure to contain your pet to ensure the safety of other people, animals and wildlife.
Cats and dogs are natural predators and will hunt for sport, even if they are well fed.
Disasters be unpredictable and result in hazardous conditions for your family including your pet. When you prepare for disaster, don’t forget your pet!
Rockhampton Regional Council acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, learn and work. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present, and to our shared future.
Customer Service Centres:
Rockhampton - 232 Bolsover Street
Gracemere - 1 Ranger Street
Mount Morgan - 32 Hall Street
Phone: 07 4932 9000 or 1300 22 55 77
Fax: 07 4936 8862 or 1300 22 55 79