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Introduction

Help protect wildlife in your neighbourhood from your cat. Earn a Kiwi Guardians medal for tracking your cat - there are a lot of simple things you can do.

Highlights

Cats are cute and cuddly but they are also incredibly good hunters. They can do a lot of damage to our native species, hunting birds, skinks and insects.

Track your cat

Watch your cat and track when it's outside. See if you see it trying to catch birds or other animals.

Take action

Take a 30 day challenge to either:

  • keep your cat inside every night; or
  • feed your cat inside, an hour after sunrise and an hour before sunset.

Use the tracking sheet (PDF, 1,092K | Word (1,542K) to record how you are going.

Kiwi Guardians medal for tracking your cat.
Kiwi Guardians medal for tracking your cat

Claim your Kiwi Guardians medal

Tell us how your challenge went and we’ll send you Kiwi Guardians Wildlife Protector medal.

Get your Kiwi Guardians medal

Email us your completed 30 day challenge form 

Each Kiwi Guardians action has a different medal - see how many you can collect.

If you share something online use #KiwiGuardians so we can see what you’ve done and share it with others!

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