Cats must be let out on eyelashes under new laws that prohibit pets from going out alone
- Darwin Council has proposed new laws that prohibit cats from going outside
- Cats in the city of Muirhead must be on a leash when outside the house
- Alderman Robin Knox introduced policy and hopes that it will also spread to other areas
Cats must now be leashed according to new laws that prohibit them from going out alone.
The Darwin council in the Northern Territory introduced the new Cat Containment Policy on the evolving suburb of Muirhead on Tuesday evening.
The council introduced the policy to help reduce the impact of domestic cats on the environment.
The new laws have also been introduced to stop cat attacks on other animals.
Cats will now have to be leashed in Darwin according to new laws to let them go out alone
The policy was introduced by alderman Robin Knox, who hopes to extend the new laws to other suburbs within the municipality.
& # 39; I opted for new developments because I find it confusing for people who already live in other suburbs & she said NT News.
& # 39; Initially I request it to be applied (in Muirhead), in the future we can train further suburbs. & # 39;
Similar laws have been proposed by other Australian states.
In certain areas within the ACT, cats must remain in their homes and if found outside, the owner may be beaten with a fine of up to $ 1500.
An increase in the number of stray and wild cats in Perth prompted the city council to consider introducing cat bells.
In certain areas of the ACT, cats must remain in their homes and residents may be beaten with a $ 1500 fine
The curfew would limit cats to their homes between sunset and sunrise – or it would prohibit cats from venturing all the way outside.
The city of Mount Barker in South Australia is also planning to introduce a cat clock next year.
Cats cannot leave the house between 8 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Residents are also not allowed to own more than two cats.
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