Responsible Cat Ownership

Cats have so much to offer – they provide companionship, affection and entertainment whilst being economical, clean and easy to maintain. However the decision to own a cat is a very important one.

City of Whitehorse resident cat responsibilities at a glance

  • All cats must be registered with Council
  • All cats must be microchipped to be registered
  • All cats must also be desexed to be registered
  • There is an annual fee for registering your pet
  • All registered pets must wear the lifetime tag on their collar.

Further information:



What They Do

Agriculture Victoria

136 186

Information about responsible pet ownership


9224 2222

General cat information and advice

Cat Protection Society

8457 6500

General cat information and advice


9224 2222

Information about cats and kittens

Confining Cats

Desexing Your Cat

Stray and Nuisance Cats