CAT MANIFESTO SPAIN
10 proposals to improve cat welfare in Spain
1- Compulsory identification and registration of all cats.
2- Recognition of the specificity and protection of feral cats.
3- Recognition of TNR (Trap, Neuter and Release), as part of a comprehensive approach, as the only acceptable method for the management of un-owned cat population.
4- Enforcement of the animal protection legislation, so to put an end to the impunity for crimes of abuse to individual animals and feline colonies.
5- Prohibition of declawing and other mutilations at the national level.
6- Compulsory neutering of all cats, with an exception for professional breeders .
7- Better enforcement of cat breeding and sale regulations.
8- Cat responsible ownership integrated in city councils’ animal welfare campaigns.
9- Animal welfare included in the school curriculas.
10- Labelling of toxic products to avoid the accidental poisoning of cats.