Microchip your Cat or face a fine: Government plans to introduce compulsory microchipping of felines as well as dogs to help combat pet theft
- The move could also help to identify pets which are injured or killed on roads
- When policy came in for dogs in 2016, owners were fined up to £500 for failing to comply
- This time, ministers want owners to microchip cats before they force them to
Cat owners who fail to have their pet microchipped could be fined or prosecuted under rules being proposed by ministers.
The Government plans to introduce compulsory microchipping for cats to subject them to the same safety measures that already apply to dogs.
Ministers believe the move will help to combat cat theft and identify pets which are injured or killed on roads.
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