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In accordance with the Cat Act 2011, all domestic cats aged six months and older are required to be:

  • sterilised (unless used for breeding by a registered breeder)
  • microchipped
  • registered with the Shire of Northam
  • Wear a registration tag.

Owners are responsible for ensuring their cats do not wander and cause nuisance.

Only two cats are able to be kept one property.  Persons wishing to keep more than two cats must make application to the Shire of Northam. 

Cat Registration

3-4 Cat Permit (Not a Cattery)

Cattery Application

Information on Cats

Cat Local Law

Cat Regulations

Cat Act