Article Text

Pet ID
Cat identification and owner's views on the law
  1. James Andrew Oxley
  1. 35 Farnes Drive, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex RM2 6NS
  1. e-mail: james_oxley1{at}

Statistics from

THERE currently appears to be limited research investigating the number of cats in the UK that can be identified and by what methods. Similarly, it appears that the views and opinions of cat owners regarding the law on cats has generally not been investigated. Therefore, a small-scale questionnaire was distributed by posting a link to the questionnaire on one pet forum and three online cat forums.

A total of 130 respondents completed the questionnaire, all of whom currently …

View Full Text

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.