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We want the best, most permanent homes for the animals in our care. We hope that these questions will help us to avoid the most common reasons that adoptions are unsuccessful.
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What is your age?
You must be at least 21 years of age to adopt a cat.
Do you own or rent your home?
We will contact your Landlord to verify that this pet will be allowed.
How many people live in your household?
Do you have children living with you?
What are the ages of the children in the household?
Does anyone in your household smoke?
If so, where do they smoke?
Does anyone in your household have pet allergies?
Do you currently have any pets?
List the breed and age of each pet:
Have you had pets in the past?
About This Pet
Who is this pet for?
Please tell us about this person this pet is for:
Are you interested in a particular pet or have any preferences?
Please note: Our goals is to adopt all the cats listed on the website. It is possible that a listed cat has recently been adopted and not yet taken down. It's also possible we haven't yet listed cats that are new to TCC. We will work with you to find a cat that fits into your family.
How many hours will this pet be left alone on a daily basis?
I plan on this cat being:
Outdoor only with supervision
Please describe the type of street you live on (how busy, speed limit, etc.)
Cats instinctively need to scratch, what would you do if your cat scratched your furniture?
What arrangements will you make for this pet while you are away?
Why are you interested in adopting a pet?
Please provide the contact information of a veterinarian you have used in the past. Since we check vet references, please call them and give permission to disclose information about your pet(s) to The Cat Connection.
Please list two personal references who are not relatives and are familiar with how you care for your pets.
Reference #1 Name
Reference #1 Relationship
Reference #1 Phone
Reference #2 Name
Reference #2 Relationship
Reference #2 Phone
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We request a minimum donation of
for each cat over 4 years old,
for each cat 1-4 years old, and
for each kitten under a year old. These donations fund neutering, vaccinations, and combo testing (feline leukemia and FIV) for your adopted cat, rescue efforts, shelter, and veterinary care. The Cat Connection may, at their discretion, offer discounts to retired and disabled adopters. Please consider that cats need regular medical care throughout their lives.
The Cat Connection is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.