17 Jan '17, 12pm

HDB’s cat ban in the spotlight again #propertynews https://t.co/bfLx6N5N6c

Animal welfare groups believe that removing the ban on pet cats in HDB flats will lead to fewer abandoned felines. (Photo: Tomoaki Inaba, Flickr) The Housing Board’s ban on pet cats is under the spotlight again after an HDB notice advising a Woodlands resident to remove his cat from his flat attracted online attention, reported The Straits Times . In the letter dated 28 December 2016, which was posted by the resident on Facebook, the HDB said pet cats are prohibited because they can cause a public nuisance and are difficult to confine within flats. This comes just as a pilot programme for cat lovers in Chong Pang nears its four-year trial period. Managed by the Cat Welfare Society (CWS), the Love Cats programme requires flat owners to sterilise, register and microchip their pets, as well as prevent them from roaming outdoors. Currently, 105 households are registered under ...

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