Thank you for considering adopting a cat or kitten from Sheltering Hands.
If your application is under consideration you will hear from a Sheltering Hands representative within 24 to 72 hours.
Name of cat(s) you are interested in adopting.
Are you between the ages of 21 and 75?
Who is your employer
Do you have children under the age of 18 in your household?
If yes, what are their ages?
If yes, do they understand the importance of caring for a pet?
Who is the primary care giver for the pet?
Is anyone in the household allergic to cats?
Does anyone in the household have breathing problems?
Is everyone in the household in agreement with this adoption?
Do you own or rent your residence?
If you rent, what is the name and phone number of your landlord?
Who would assume pet care responsibility if you move or have other life changes and you are no longer able to?
Will this cat be:
Do you have a pet door?
If yes, where does it go?
Have you had a cat de-clawed?
If yes, would you do it again?
If yes, why would you choose to declaw again?
Have you ever been convicted of animal abuse or neglect?
Have you every been convicted of a violent crime?
Have you ever relinquished an animal to a shelter or animal control?
If yes, why?
How many pets have you had in your household in the last 5 years?
** If zero, please continue to the Consent section.**
Please provide the name, type/breed, age, and spay/neuter status.
For example: Oreo, dog, terrier, 5 years old, spayed
Cookie, cat, 2 years old, neutered
If any of the above listed pets are no longer in the household, please indicate which one(s) and what happened to the animal.
Do these pets receive regular veterinary care?
Are all pets current on their vaccines?
Are all pets heart worm and leukemia tested?
Can we contact your regular clinic or veterinarian?
Name of your veterinarian.
Phone number of your veterinarian.
As part of the approval process, Sheltering Hands performs a background check.
Please provide your full legal name as it appears on your drivers license.
What is your date of birth?
Do you consent to a home visit/inspection as part of the application and approval procedure?
Do you consent to a post adoption home check?
Please list times generally available for a visit
Please list additional household members over the age of 18.
First Name, Middle Name, Last Name and Date of Birth
Time spent with a cat is never wasted.