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Written by Angelina Hart

Dec 9, '2021

Cat Microchipping to be Made Compulsory

The UK government will be going ahead with new rules to ensure cat owners have their cat’s microchipped before they turn 20 weeks old or face a £500 fine.

Under these new rules set by the UK government, cat owners must have their cat’s microchipped before they reach 20 weeks old and their contact details must be stored and kept up to date in a microchip database company. If owners do not have their cat microchipped, they will have 21 days to get it done or face a fine of up to £500.

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