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New research finds nearly half the UK’s cats are not microchipped

02 June 2015

2 June 2015 Cats Protection is urging pet owners to microchip their animals during National Microchipping Month (June) following recent research which found that nearly half of the UK’s owned cats are not microchipped. The survey, which was conducted jointly with the Pet Food Manufacturers Association, discovered that out of the UK’s 7.4m owned cats, only 4.1m are microchipped (1). It also looked at regional ...