Written Answers. - Control of Cats.

John Gormley

Question:

668 Mr. Gormley asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government if he will report on his intentions to introduce a national neutering programme for cats and dogs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1299/99]

John Gormley

Question:

669 Mr. Gormley asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the plans, if any, he has to introduce parallel legislation to the Control of Dogs Act, 1992, in relation to cats; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1300/99]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 668 and 669 together.

I have no proposals to introduce measures or legislation of this kind.