Cat Identification Tags

Cat identification tags are a way to protect your cat if they go missing. Cats with identification tags are much more likely to be reunited with their owners.

The City of Red Deer does not currently license cats, it is however recommended that cats wear ID tags so owners can easily be identified.‌

Where can I purchase a Cat Identification Tag?

Cat ID tags can be purchased at most major pet stores.

Responsibilities of a cat owner

If you own a cat, it is your responsibility to ensure that it does not run at large. If your cat strays off your property, it may be trapped and taken to Alberta Animal Services.

The fines for allowing a cat to run at large are:

  • $30 - first offence
  • $60 - second offence

The fines for allowing a cat to damage private or public property are:

  • $30 - first offence
  • $60 - second offence

For more information view The City's Cat Bylaw 3174/96 (pdf)

News & Notices

The City turns off the lights to ...

March 22, 2017

Red Deerians are encouraged to turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday to conserve energy and raise awareness of climate change in celebration of Earth Hour.