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Cat Infection Control & Risk Management - Seminar

Whether you foster for a rescue group, volunteer in a pound, work in a shelter or care for a colony, this 90-minute intensive free seminar organised by the Cat Protection Society of NSW on Thursday 28th March will help you to ensure the health, safety and well-being of cats in your care and also the feline population at large.


  • Infection control principles
  • Vaccination protocols
  • Ethical considerations and risk management
  • What a healthy cat or kitten looks like
  • Ringworm
  • Infectious disease management


Vanessa Barrs: Professor of Feline Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Sydney; Fellow, Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists; Member, Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Diseases & Biosecurity Advisory Board; Symposium Committee Member, International Society of Companion Animal Infectious Diseases; Editorial Board member Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery and The Veterinary Journal

Anne Fawcett: Member, Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in animal welfare; Diplomate European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine; Lecturer, Professional Practice, University of Sydney;
Co-author Veterinary Ethics: Navigating Tough Cases

Nerida Atkin: Feline Services Manager, Cat Protection Society of NSW; Graduate Certificate Animal Welfare; ISFM-certified Feline Friendly Vet Nurse

There is no fee to attend but you must register by phoning (02) 9519 7201 or emailing before Tuesday 26 March.

We need at least a first name and contact phone number. The attendance list is only for the purposes of catering and room hire, and to be in touch with participants should there be any changes to the event. The attendance list will not be shared and no contact will be made with participants after the event.

When: Thursday 28th March 2019, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

There will be time for questions but please note we will be strict on timekeeping. The seminar will commence at 6pm sharp and finish at 7.30pm. No food or drinks may be taken into the lecture theatre (bottled water is okay). Registration 5.30pm-5.50pm. 

Where: Webster Lecture Theatre, Centre for Veterinary Education, University of Sydney, Parramatta Rd, Camperdown
Please note: entry to the Webster Lecture Theatre is via Western Avenue gates, opposite Ross St/Officeworks.

Press Release, 15th March 2019

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