Dr Keefe Tay BVSc
Pet Photographer, Furry Munchkins Pet Photography
Pop quiz. Which of these do you agree with?
The hardest part about taking photos of my cat is:
1. They will NEVER look at the camera.
2. They don’t stop moving.
3. They run away or stop what they’re doing when I take out my phone or camera.
Eye issues are one of the most common problems vets see in cats on a day-to-day basis.
From a slight squint to more severe cases of conjunctivitis, our feline friend’s eyes often give us the first indication they are unwell with a viral infection.
Team Kitty2Surf is back for 2022 and we’re raising funds to save feline lives!
Join Team Kitty2Surf and run, walk or prowl this famous and breathtaking race on Sunday 14 August.
Why get involved?
Everyone loves a fun run! As a member of Team Kitty2Surf you will have an extra special spring in your step as you train and race because every dollar you raise and every kilometre you complete will help cats stay safe,Read more
Today (April 24) marks World Day for Laboratory Animals – an international day of commemoration for animals in laboratories.
Cat Protection does not claim expertise in human medical research, but we do know that animals are sentient, deserve protection and respect, and to be given the chance to live their best life.
Research using animals is frequently cruel, frequently unnecessary, and rarely helpful to humans.
Cat Protection has a long history of opposition to needless experimentation and testing on animals and recently made a submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Health Inquiry into the use of primates and other animals in medical research in New South Wales.Read more
Cat Protection acknowledges there’s been a great deal of work undertaken in the animal welfare reform process by the NSW Government over the past two years. We appreciate the opportunity to comment and the rounds of consultation during this process, noting it’s been difficult for those of us working in animal care to find the time to participate fully. Working with people and animals, our sector has faced additional challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, but we look forward to further opportunities for input into the development of the reforms,Read more
If you want to stop puppy farming and cruel cat and dog breeding practices, can you send an email today?
In October 2021, Animal Justice Party MP Emma Hurst introduced a Bill to the NSW Legislative Council to regulate companion animal breeding and effectively stop “puppy farms”. That Bill was referred to a Select Committee on 24 November.
In November, the NSW Department of Primary Industries released a Consultation Paper “Licensing and regulation of cat and dog breeders” and is seeking public comment by 31 December 2021.Read more
Cat Protection-funded research published in the journal Aggression and Violent Behaviour has shed light on the link between intimate partner violence and animal abuse. The systematic review of 30 studies looked at the association between animal abuse and intimate partner violence, the motivation for targeting animals, and the impact animal abuse has on victim survivors.Read more
Cat Protection Society of NSW Limited
103 Enmore Road Newtown NSW 2042
ABN 81 610 951 615 ACN 631 197 629
Annual General Meeting 20 November 2021
The following nominations have been received for the election of Appointed Directors, to be held at the AGM on 20 November 2021. Each nominee is eligible for election under the Constitution. There are three vacancies and three nominations:
- Nita Harvey
- Angelika Elliott
- Emily Falkingham
Kristina Vesk OAM
In August the Hon Adam Marshall, Minister for Agriculture, released the NSW Animal Welfare Reform Discussion Paper for public comment. Consultation was open until Friday 17 September 2021.Read more
Just in case you needed another reason to adopt – the NSW Government has announced free lifetime pet registration for rescue animals.
By law cats and dogs must be registered by six months of age in NSW but from July 2021 when adopting a pet from a rehoming organisation, animal shelter or council pound you will no longer be required to pay the lifetime registration fee for your new furry friend.