FOI Request RTA's involving Cats

Request 101001457951

Please complete questionnaire attached 

Information sought from your Council department responsible for street cleaning or if the cleansing of roads is contracted out then please ensure the information is obtained from the contracting company/arms-length organisation (ALEO)

How many cat Road Traffic Accident (RTA) carcasses have been collected in each of following years?

2014

2015                                                                        

2016

 

 

 

 

COLLECTION AND LOGGING

Please indicate which of the following statements apply by ticking yes or no for each statement.

 

Yes

No

Authority (or ALEO) disposes of the cat carcass immediately it is returned to the Council/ALEO depot.

 

 

Authority (or ALEO) logs descriptive details of the cat carcass, cat’s appearance, with a description of when and where it was found etc.

 

 

Authority (or ALEO) keeps the cat carcass in a freezer for a set period so it can inform enquirers if they contact the authority that they have collected a cat resembling that “lost” by the owner.

 

 

 

Other – please specify

 

 

 

SCANNING

Please indicate which of the following statements apply by ticking yes or no for each statement.

 

Yes

No

Does the Authority (or ALEO) scan cat RTA victims collected for a microchip and record the chip number?

 

If yes do you then identify the owner (via the microchip company) and try to contact them e.g. by phone?

 

 

If your Authority (or ALEO) does not scan cat RTA victims please tick which of the following statements are relevant - you can tick multiple answers.

Not thought about it

 

Do not have scanners

 

Too time consuming to scan

 

Don’t know what to do with information that appears on scanner

 

 

Other – please specify

 

 

 

 

 

If your Authority (or ALEO) does not scan cat RTA victims – please answer the following question.

 

If scanners were provided free of charge together with information about how to find the owner details from the information appearing on the scanner would you or (ALEO) consider scanning cat RTA victims?

 

Please circle the relevant answer:

 

        Yes                                                         No                                               Don’t know

 

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Response 20-03-2017

Please find completed questionnaire HERE

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