Cats are a popular pet choice and can be wonderful companions. They are highly adaptable and flexible, fitting into domestic life easily. Learn how to keep your cat safe and ensure they don't become a nuisance.
Cats must be confined to the owner's property at all times – just like dogs. Tough penalties apply for cats found wandering off their property.
It is your responsibility to provide a secure escape-proof fence or enclosure. A wandering cat:
Options to consider to keep your cat contained to your property include:
Learn more with the keeping your cat safely contained fact sheet(PDF, 836KB)
Desexing has many benefits and will help your cat live a healthier and longer life. Desexing can:
Keep your cat happy and healthy by creating an interesting environment for its physical, mental and social needs.
Learn more with the keeping your cat safe and happy(PDF, 673KB) fact sheet.
For Animal Management enquiries, contact us on 07 5667 5990.
If a cat is causing problems in your area, you can contact us or visit the Report a problem – Animals page.