Parc national de la Mauricie, Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc

Chemin St François, Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, QC G0X 1N0, Canada

For more information about Parc national de la Mauricie see here.

Before You Go Exploring in Canada

Laws on cats vary slightly based on where you live in Canada. Some local council have by laws that regulate the keeping of cats including:

In many areas of Canada, cats are prohibited from roaming.

National Parks

Canada has fairly comprehensive regulations about taking domestic cats into National Parks.

Unless authorized by a permit, a cat can not be kept in a national park for more than 30 days.

Furthermore, your cat can not be taken into a national park if it has an infectious disease, or a disease that is dangerous to humans or animals.

You must be in control of your cat to ensure:

  • it does not chase or injure any people or animals

  • it does not become a nuisance

  • it does not access any area where it is prohibited 

You must also ensure that you pick up any faecal matter deposited by your cat.

It is recommended that you keep your cat on a leash that is less than 1.8 meters long.