Cat Adoption Application
Port Stanley Cat Rescue, Port Stanley, ON
Tel: 519-494-4914 or 519-782-4914
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PORT STANLEY CAT RESCUE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ADOPTION AND/OR TO RECLAIM AN ANIMAL AT ANY TIME FOR HUMANE REASONS.
CATS MUST BE IN A CAT CARRIER BEFORE LEAVING.
IMPORTANT: We will follow up with a call or a home visit after adoption and answer any of your questions.
If at any time you cannot keep the cat, please call us.
If your cat shows any signs of illness within 7 days, you MUST call us immediately. DO NOT TAKE THE CAT TO EMERGENCY OR TO YOUR VET WITHOUT CONSULTING US AS WE WILL NOT COVER THE COST.
CAT'S NAME: ____________________________ BREED: Short Hair Med Hair Long Hair SEX: M ___ F ___
AGE: __________ COLOUR: ______________ REASON FOR ADOPTING: ___________________________________
Do you own ____ or rent_____ your home? Do you live in a house/townhouse____ or an apartment/condo____?
IF RENTING: Has your landlord given permission to own a pet? Y ____ N____
What will happen to the pet when you have to move, particularly to another rental? ______________________________
Do you currently have any pets in your home? Y ___ N____ (IF YES) Please list: ______________________________
Are they spayed or neutered? Y___ N___ Are they vaccinated? Y ___ N___
Have you researched how to properly introduce a new pet to your pet? Y___ N___ It may take several weeks of slow introduction for pets to accept each other. Some animals are very shy in their new surroundings. Please have patience.
If currently no pets: Have you ever owned a cat? Y___ N___ IF YES: How long ago was it? ______________
How much time will you have daily to spend with your adopted cat? ______________________
What will happen to the cat when you go on holidays or long hospital stay? _______________________________________
If adopting the cat, do you plan to declaw him/her? Y___ N___
Do you or anyone in your home have any known allergies to pet hair/dander? Y ___ N____
Do you have children? Y___ N____ IF YES: How old are they? _______________________________________
Are all adults in the home in agreement with adopting the cat? __________________
Do you have a current vet? Y___ N___ IF YES: Name of vet clinic: _______________________
Are you prepared for extra costs of food & supplies, emergencies, etc? Owning a pet is a lot like having a child, unexpected illnesses or injuries can happen when you least expect it. Are you financially capable of handling a vet emergency & taking responsibility for the remainder of its life? ________________________
IN SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
That you are twenty-one (21) years of age + or a mature student (19 yes +) living on your own. INITIAL _____
The cat will be vaccinated every year. If adopting a kitten, you are responsible for checking with your vet for it's next booster vaccine. INITIAL: ______
That any cat adopted from Port Stanley Cat Rescue MUST BE KEPT INDOORS. The outdoors has many hazards that include fleas, worms, parasites, possibility of Feline Leukemia or FIV transmission caused by an infected bite, being hit on the road or poisoned accidently. INTIAL: _______
That Port Stanley Cat Rescue will only be responsible for vetting an ailment within the first 7 days of adoption. Please contact us immediately if any indication of any runny eyes, sneezing, fever, vomiting or coughing. After 7 days, you are fully responsible for vetting costs. INITIAL: ______
NAME: __________________________ ADDRESS: ____________________________ CITY: ________________________
OCCUPATION: ________________________ EMAIL: _________________________________ TEL: ___________________
SIGNATURE: ___________________________________ DATE: ____________