Cat management

Council is not directly involved in the management of cats but we do encourage responsible cat ownership. For advice and resources about keeping cats, communities and wildlife safe visit:

Stray cats

Stray or lost cats should be taken to Just Cats. For more information visit

Animal welfare and reporting cruelty

There are a number of ways that anyone with concerns about the welfare of an animal can report it confidentially. You can call the National Animal Cruelty Hotline on 1300 139 947. Details taken are passed on to the Tasmanian RSPCA for investigation.

Alternatively, you can send an email to: or you can report it online. Your details will remain strictly confidential.

Report animal cruelty and animal welfare issues online