Caring For Creatures

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


Click here for a printable adoption form.

I am interested in adopting a:

Preferred Age:

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 (cats and/or dogs), etc.):

How did you hear about Caring For Creatures?

If Other, please explain


Street Address:


Home Phone:

Cell Phone (if different than home):


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.)

Do you:  Own Rent
My home is a:

If Other, please explain

If you rent, please provide landlord’s name and telephone number:
Landlord's name:

Phone No.:

How long have you been at your present address:

Do you have your landlord’s/condo’s permission to own a cat?

Are you planning to move in the next six months?

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

How many adults in your household?:


Provide Ages:

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

If your family dynamics changed (marriage, divorce, new baby), would you keep your cat?

If an allergy developed, are you willing to take steps to keep your cat?

How many pets have you owned in the past five years?

Please list each pets’ breed, sex,and age. If you no longer have the animal, what became of it?

Are your existing animal companions spayed/neutered?

Where were they kept?

Have your existing cats been tested for feline Leukemia and FIV?

Name/Location/Phone number of your veterinary hospital:

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?

Who will be primary caretaker of your cat?

Where will your cat be kept during the day?

At Night?

Where will your cat sleep?


Where will you keep the litter box?

How many hours per day will your cat spend alone?

Will you let your cat outside?

If yes:

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?

Our Adoption Agreement provides that you: (1) will spay or neuter your cat by date specified in the contract (if not already done), (2) will not declaw your cat, and (3) will return your cat to CFC if, at any time, you are unable to keep him/her. Are you willing to agree to these conditions?

Have you ever been convicted of animal abuse or neglect?

If yes, when?

What were the circumstances surrounding the accusation/conviction?