Approval to Breed Cats - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to breed cats. This approval allows the applicant to keep up to 6 cats on premises for the purpose of breeding.

Only an approved cat breeder may breed cats. All cats in Western Australia are required to be sterilised. Cats owned by an approved cat breeder, for the purpose of breeding, are exempt from this requirement.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Each cat must be permanently confined in an effective cage system on the property. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.


ApplyApplication$100.00Per breeding cat (male or female)



Application for Approval to Breed Cats - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

City of Wanneroo

Act(s) name

Cat Act 2011 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Cat Regulations 2012 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Ranger Officer, Ranger and Safety Services
City of Wanneroo

Operating address:
23 Dundebar Road
WA 6065
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
WA 6065


08 9405 5000

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