Caring For Creatures

352 Sanctuary Lane, Palmyra, VA 22963
(434) 842-2404 Fax: (434) 842-1308
www.caringforcreatures.org

ADOPTION APPLICATION
CATS & KITTENS


I am interested in adopting a:

Preferred Age:

Which Caring For Creatures cat(s) are you considering?

How did you hear about Caring For Creatures?

If Other, please explain


Adopter Information

Applicant Name:

Co-Applicant Name:

Street Address:

City:

State:

Zip:

Home Phone:

Cell Phone (if different than home):

Email:

Are you at least 18 years of age?

(Adopters must be at least 18 years of age to be considered legal adopter and execute an Adoption Contract.)

Are you a veteran?

How many adults are in your household?

How many children are in your household?

What are the ages of everyone in your household?

Are family members aware that you are considering adopting a cat?

Have you ever been accused or convicted of animal neglect, abuse, or cruelty?

If yes, when?


Your Home

My home is a:

If Other, please explain

How long have you been at this address:

Do you:

If you rent, do you have your landlord’s permission to own a cat?:

Does your landlord/lease prohibit any specific breed or breed mixes from residing in your residence?

If yes, please explain:

Is there a size limitation?

If yes, please specify:

Landlord's name:

Phone No.:

Are you planning to move in the next six months?

Would your cat(s) go with you if you moved?

Do you have a yard?

If yes, is it fenced?

How would you describe your household activity level?


Your New Pet

Is this pet a gift for someone?

If yes, who?

Does this person live in your home?

Please describe any specific characteristics you are looking for in a cat (such as: breed or mix, long
hair/short hair, coloring, lap cat, good with children, good with other animals, etc.):

Under what circumstances would you not keep your pet? (Mark all that apply)

Other (please explain)

Cats can live for 15+ years. Are you committed to providing a lifelong home for your cat, including but not limited to a healthy diet, quality medical care and loving companionship?

On a day-to-day basis, who will be the primary caretaker of your cat?

Where will your cat be kept during the day?

If other, please explain:

Where will your cat be kept at night?

If other, please explain:

Where will your cat sleep?

Where will your cat eat?

What type of food do you plan on feeding your cat?

Where will you keep the litter box?

How many hours per day will your cat spend alone?

When you travel, who will care for the pet while you are gone?

If your cat becomes lost, in addition to contacting Caring For Creatures, what steps would you take to find him/her?

Your adopted cat may take two months to adjust to his/her new home. Are you willing and prepared to allow this much time for the adjustment?

Are you familiar with the proper steps to take to introduce your cat into your home?

If you have other pets in the home, are you familiar with how to properly introduce a new cat to
existing pets?

Do you plan on having your cat declawed?

Are you financially prepared to cover the veterinarian costs for your new pet? (This includes regular
check-ups, keeping the pet up-to-date on vaccines, and care for any unforeseen illnesses or injuries.)


List your Current Pets

How many pets do you currently have?

*If you do not currently have any pets, please proceed to the next section.

*If you have more than 3 current pets, we will contact you for the additional pet’s information during our application review.

1.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years have you had this pet?:

Primarily kept:

2.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years have you had this pet?:

Primarily kept:

3.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years have you had this pet?:

Primarily kept:


List your Previous Pets

How many previous pets have you had in the past 10 years?

* If you have not had any previous pets, please proceed to the next section.

* If you have had more than 3 previous pets in the past 10 years, we will contact you for the additional pet’s information during our application review.

1.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years did you have this pet?:

What happened to this pet?:

2.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years did you have this pet?:

What happened to this pet?:

3.

Pet’s name:

Type of animal:

Approximate Age:

Sex:

Spayed/Neutered?:

Current on Vaccinations?:

Name and phone number of the veterinarian(s) you took this pet to?

How many years did you have this pet?:

What happened to this pet?:

** We contact veterinarians for a reference. Do you grant CFC permission to contact your vet?

(In some instances, vets require a release from their client before we can receive medical information from them. CFC will let you know if this is necessary upon review of your application.)


Please provide any additional information you think would assist us in helping you select the best
cat for you and your lifestyle:

Signature:

Date: