Dirk Lotriet
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16 Apr 2021
8:45 am

Catfight a complex issue

Dirk Lotriet

Existing cats can stay, but new cats aren’t allowed. And you can’t replace a cat once it dies. But, would you believe, small dogs are welcome.

Picture: iStock/ vvvita

  Thank heavens for the wonderful constitution we have! The lovely Snapdragon sent me an article this week. Apparently, the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) has found that a Centurion complex’s rule that no new cat will be allowed is unconstitutional. The CSOS adjudicator determined that the complex was not only discriminating against cats, but also against cat-loving owners. At most complexes, pets are one of the most emotional issues. Our complex has exactly the same rules as the Centurion one. Existing cats can stay, but new cats aren’t allowed. And you can’t replace a cat once it dies. But,...