Cat microchipping to be made mandatory

  • 99% of people support compulsory microchipping for cats according to recent Government consultation
  • Owners will be required to microchip their cats by the time they reach 20 weeks of age
  • Microchipping cats will help reunite thousands of lost or stray pets every year

Lost or stray pet cats are more likely to be reunited with their owners and returned home safely under new pet microchipping rules announced by the Government today.

Under the new plans, all keepers must ensure their pet is microchipped before they reach the age of 20 weeks and their

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