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: ____________