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Forest & Bird submitted to Auckland Council on the Animal Management Bylaw review. Forest & Bird has for many years had a strong interest and involvement in the greater Auckland area and has a long-standing interest in improving biodiversity and protecting and enhancing landscapes in the region.

The submission includes comments on: 

  • supporting the inclusion of rules about the feeding of animals on private property to the Animal Management Bylaw
  • strongly advocating that controls around cats are included in the Animal Management Bylaw
  • proposing a limit of three cats per household
  • proposing that microchipping and registering is compulsory
  • proposing the compulsory requirement to de-sex cats.

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