Registering Your Cat

In Person

Step 1.Sterilisation and Microchipping

All cats over the age of six months must be sterilised, microchipped and registered with the respective local government.

Your vet can assist with the sterilisation and microchipping or provide an exemption if applicable.

We will assist with the registration of your furry, Murray family member.

Step 2.Download and Complete the Registration Form

Cat Registration Form(PDF, 227KB)

Cat registrations can be obtained for a one year, three year or lifetime period.

You must be over the age of 18 to register a cat.

Step 3.Prepare Supporting Documents/Information

  • Proof of sterilisation and microchipping (including the microchip number) is required when registering your cat. These documents can be obtained from your vet.
  • If a veterinarian has granted exemption, please ensure you have proof of the exemption.
  • If you are a breeder please ready your breeder exemption certificate.
  • If you are applying for a pensioner concession, please ready your pensioner concession card.

Step 4.Prepare Your Payment

Cash, card, cheques and money orders are accepted.

Registration Fees Full  Pensioner 
One Year Registration  $20.00 $10.00
Three Year Registration  $42.50 $21.25
Lifetime Registration $100.00  $50.00
Cat Breeder - Annual Fee   $100.00  

Step 5.Visit the Shire of Murray Administration Office

Bring along your:

  • Completed registration form
  • Microchip and sterilisation certificates, proof of exemption and/or breeder certificate
  • Payment

Our customer service officers will enter your details into our system and issue your pets registration tag.

Step 6.Attach the Registration Tag to Your Cat’s Collar

The registration tag links your furry family member to important identification information that can help ensure your cat’s welfare. 

By Email

Step 1.Sterilisation and Microchipping

All cats over the age of six months must be sterilised, microchipped and registered with the respective local government.

Your vet can assist with the sterilisation and microchipping or provide an exemption if applicable. 

We will assist with the registration of your furry, Murray family member.

Step 2.Download and Complete the Registration Form

Cat Registration Form(PDF, 227KB)

Cat registrations can be obtained for a one year, three year or lifetime period.

You must be over the age of 18 to register a cat.

Credit card payment is the preferred payment method for email registrations. Please complete the respective section of the registration form. 

Step 3.Prepare Supporting Documents 

Electronic copies of the following will need to be attached to your email with your completed registration form:

  • Proof of sterilisation and microchipping (these documents can be obtained from your vet)
  • If a veterinarian has granted exemption, please ensure you have proof of the exemption
  • Breeder exemption certificate (if applicable)
  • Pensioner concession card

Step 4.Email Your Registration Documents

Email your registration documents to mailbag@murray.wa.gov.au.

Please ensure you attach the:

  • Completed registration form including credit card details section
  • Proof of microchip and sterilisation, proof of exemption and/or breeder certificate

Step 5.Registration Processing 

Our customer service staff will process your pet’s registration and send a registration tag in the mail.

Step 6.Attach the Registration Tag to Your Cat’s Collar

The registration tag links your furry family member to important identification information that can help ensure your cat’s welfare.

By Post

Step 1.Sterilisation and Microchipping

All cats over the age of six months must be sterilised, microchipped and registered with the respective local government. 

Your vet can assist with the sterilisation and microchipping or provide an exemption if applicable. 

We will assist with the registration of your furry, Murray family member.

Step 2.Download and Complete the Registration Form

Cat Registration Form

Cat registrations can be obtained for a one year, three year or lifetime period.

You must be over the age of 18 to register a cat.

Step 3.Prepare Supporting Documents 

Certified copies of the following will need to be posted to us with your completed registration form:

  • Proof of sterilisation and microchipping (these documents can be obtained from your vet) 
  • If a veterinarian has granted exemption, please ensure you include proof of the exemption
  • Breeder exemption certificate (if applicable)
  • Pensioner concession card

Step 4.Prepare Your Payment

Credit card, cheques and money orders are accepted.

Registration Fees Full Pensioner
One Year Registration $20.00 $10.00
Three Year Registration $42.50 $21.25
Lifetime Registration $100.00 $50.00
Cat Breeder - Annual Fee   $100.00  

Step 5.Post your Registration Documents

Post your documents to PO Box 21, Pinjarra WA 6208

Please ensure you include the:

  • Completed registration form 
  • Preferred payment option
  • Proof of microchip and sterilisation, proof of exemption and/or breeder certificate

Step 6.Registration Processing 

Our customer service staff will process your pet’s registration and return a registration tag in the mail.

Step 7.Attach the Registration Tag to Your Cat’s Collar

The registration tag links your furry family member to important identification information that can help ensure your cat’s welfare.

Adopting a Registered Cat?

Cat registrations are interchangeable across the state. To transfer your registration please complete our registration form(PDF, 227KB).

You will need to provide proof of registration by advising the name of the local government at which the cat is currently registered as well as its existing registration tag number.

If your cat is already registered with the Shire of Murray, please complete our change of details form.(PDF, 700KB)

You can either email, post or bring the completed form into our Administration Office for processing.

No additional fees apply.

Remember, you will also need to update the details associated with your pet’s microchip. Contact the relevant microchip company.  A microchip is only as useful as its contact details!

Moving to Murray with an Already Registered Cat?

Cat registrations are interchangeable across the state. To transfer your registration complete our registration form(PDF, 227KB) and return the form to us by mail, email or in person. No additional fees apply.

Remember to alert the other local government in writing of your change of details and to update the details associated with your pet’s microchip by contacting your vet or the respective registry.

Can’t Attain a Sterilisation Certificate?

Please provide a statutory declaration in lieu of the required certificate.

Statutory Declaration Form(PDF, 62KB)

Over the Phone Payments

Over the phone payments are not accepted.

Microchipping vs. Registration

Microchips issued by vets are separate to the registration tags issued by us. This means that cats have to be microchipped (your vet will be able to assist with this process) and registered with us following the process specified above.

Replacement Tags

You can purchase a new tag by visiting us:

Shire of Murray Administration Office, 1915 Pinjarra Road, Pinjarra 6208  View Map

Fee: $2.75/tag