- 1 How do I give up my cat for adoption?
- 2 What do you do with a cat you don’t want?
- 3 How much does it cost to leave a cat at a shelter?
- 4 Where can I leave my cat if I don’t want it anymore?
- 5 Can I surrender my cat to PetSmart?
- 6 Do cats feel sad when you give them away?
- 7 Is it wrong to give up your cat?
- 8 Is it bad to surrender a cat?
- 9 How do you get rid of unwanted cats?
- 10 Can I return an adopted cat?
- 11 Can I surrender my cat to Petco?
- 12 What to do if you can no longer take care of your cat?
How do I give up my cat for adoption?
Here’s our basic how-to.
- Make sure they’re desexed, microchipped and registered.
- Ask around.
- Make sure your pet’s new home is right for them.
- Get them packed up and prepared for the move.
- File the paperwork.
What do you do with a cat you don’t want?
If you have exhausted all your options to keep your animal, here are some suggestions to ensure your pet is rehomed.
- Contact your breeder. Call the breeder or person you originally got your cat from.
- Contact breed rescue groups.
- Re-home the cat yourself.
- De-sex you pet.
How much does it cost to leave a cat at a shelter?
There is a fee of $100 to surrender your cat ($30 for kittens) and the cat’s legal owner (as listed on the microchip & registration forms) needs to sign the surrender form.
Where can I leave my cat if I don’t want it anymore?
You can surrender your cat by bring him to an open admissions shelter or rescue organization. If ensuring your cat ends up adopted into a loving home is important to you, there is another option that will help your cat be seen by millions of potential adopters.
Can I surrender my cat to PetSmart?
PetSmart does not take cats, though you are allowed to bring your cat into the store if you are shopping. If you attempt to surrender a cat at a PetSmart location, you will be turned away and given other options.
Do cats feel sad when you give them away?
Research has shown that cats don’t show signs of separation anxiety when their owner is away. Some cat owners know this: you return from a holiday but your cat acts pretty indifferently! Other cats even behave like they are “offended” and pretend not to see you at all.
Is it wrong to give up your cat?
No cat should be left behind. Abandoning pets is not only irresponsible; it’s illegal. Many people think that cats can fend for themselves outdoors because they were once wild, but most abandoned pets don’t survive — due to starvation, abuse, or car accidents.
Is it bad to surrender a cat?
As compassionate rescuers and animal-loving people, it’s important not shame people for surrendering their pets. It’s to help them. Surrendering your pet to a shelter, when you have no other options, is not a sign of giving up or not caring; in a way, it’s a sign of love and caring.
How do you get rid of unwanted cats?
10 Ways to Get Rid of Stray Cats
- Remove Shelter. All wild animals need a secure place to sleep and to raise their young.
- Remove “Temptation”
- Use Commercial Repellant.
- Contact the Owner.
- Call Animal Control.
- Use Humane Traps.
- Work With Neighbors.
- Can Feral Cats Be Hunted or Killed?
Can I return an adopted cat?
Can I bring my adopted animal back? While any new addition to the family should be allowed some time to adjust and make mistakes, if you feel like a new pet is not going to work out, you can absolutely bring them back. If you bring them back within 10 days, you get a credit to adopt another animal within 30 days.
Can I surrender my cat to Petco?
Petco cannot accept cats. You may see adoptable cats in some Petco locations, but these cats are available through a shelter or rescue that is in partnership with the Petco Foundation.
What to do if you can no longer take care of your cat?
Here are some tips to follow if you or your loved one is unable to provide proper care for a pet.
- Ask family members for assistance. Family members are often happy to dive in and help you care for your animals at home.
- Call a pet sitting service.
- Seek the services of a caregiver.
- Consider putting your pet up for adoption.