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Lost cats

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Lost cats

If you have lost your cat please contact Council's Customer Service Centre on (02) 9392 5000 to lodge a report. You will be asked to provide a detailed description of your cats colour, breed, gender, whether he/she is wearing a collar and if he/she is microchipped.

Council will then place a lost request on Council's citizen service request management system. If the cat is microchipped and you can provide the microchip number, Council will also place a 'missing' notification on the NSW Companion Animals Register where the animals microchip details are held. Please ensure your details on your cat's microchip are correct and up to date.

Marrickville Council may only accept cats seized that have been seized by residents in accordance to the relevant legislation.

Cats seized in accordance with the relevant legislation may be impounded at:

Sydney Dogs and Cats Home
77 Edward Street, Carlton
Phone: 9587 9611
Fax: 9588 9569
Website: http://www.sydneydogsandcatshome.org
Email: mail@sydneydogsandcatshome.org

Opening hours:
Mon–Fri: 9am – 3pm
Sat–Sun: 10am – 2pm

Viewing hours:
Dogs: 9am – 1pm daily
Cats: 10am – 2pm daily

Please contact the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home regularly to check if your cat has been impounded. You may also visit their website where a list of recently impounded cats can be viewed. Council recommends you personally visit the Shelter regularly to check if your cat has been impounded.

Council also recommends you consider taking the following action;

  • Contact the local veterinary hospitals in the area and adjoining areas
  • Contact and visit the RSPCA (Phone: 9770 7555) and/or the Animal Welfare League (Phone: 9606 9333)
  • Place an ad in the local paper
  • Speak to your local shop owner about placing an Ad in their shop
  • Speak to your neighbours and ask them to search their premises, inside sheds, under the house etc

NOTE: Please remember to notify the above persons when you have found your cat.