Code of practice for the welfare of cats
This Code of Practice (the Code) applies to all cats.
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The purpose of this Code is to provide practical guidance to help owners of cats comply with the provisions of Section 9 of the Act. It does not tell you precisely how to care for a cat, but summarises important things you should consider when making decisions about how best to care for your cat.
Breach of a provision of this Code is not an offence in itself but, if proceedings are brought against you for an offence under Section 9 of the Act, the Court will look at whether or not you have complied with the Code in deciding whether you have committed an offence.