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The new Microchip legislation is out but will it help reunite stolen and missing pets? #MakeChipsCount #FernsLaw #PetTheftReform

As of 16th May 2023, the old Microchipping Regulations have been revoked and replaced with The Microchipping of Cats and Dogs (England) Regulations 2023. Although the microchipping of cats won’t become compulsory until 10th June 2024, cats over the age of 20 weeks must be microchipped, registered on a UK database with up to… Read More

Family told they couldn’t be reunited with their missing cat – because of the Data Protection Act – Mirror Online – 2016

Family told they couldn’t be reunited with their missing cat – because of the Data Protection Act Luckily the new keepers of the £800 Bengal cat saw karen Young’s appeal and have now returned the cat to its rightful owner — Read on Read More

Vets4Pets need to get the ‘Out Of Hours’ service sorted, it’s not acceptable to treat a customer and their dog this way #AnimalWelfare #VetTeam

MY DOG IS CALLED DOUGLAS 1st May 2022 Imagine paying £650 for a pet plan for your dogs to ensure they get everything they need as standard, done, and supposed to discount any treatments your dog needs throughout the year. To then have an emergency out of hours that could be life threatening so… Read More

Debbie receives a Points of Light award which recognises outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community #PetTheftReform and #FernsLaw

Debbie Matthews, from London, has been a leading campaigner for a pet theft law ever since her own dogs were stolen in 2006, and has been instrumental in overseeing a Government pledge to reform the way pet theft is treated under the law. After Debbie’s two Yorkshire Terriers went missing, she hoped they would be… Read More

Compulsory to microchip our cats but optional to scan! Here we go again! #MakeChipsCount #FernsLaw #ScanMe #PetTheftReform

Government Press release: Cat microchipping to be made mandatory Government to introduce compulsory cat microchipping to help reunite lost and stray pets • 99% of people support compulsory microchipping for cats according to recent Government consultation • Owners will be required to microchip their cats by the time they reach 20 weeks of age •… Read More

‘Nasty’ Lancaster woman lured neighbour’s cat with food and tried to move house with it but got caught by the vet – Lancashire News #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

Katie Day formed a bond with her neighbour’s cat and tried to take him with her when she moved but she got caught out by the vet A woman who stole her neighbours black cat was told she was lucky to avoid going to prison.  Katie Day, 49, fed 18 month old Shadow and even… Read More