We ask that all adult residents meet the cat to ensure he or she is a match for the entire family.
Meet with an adoption counselor and fill out our adoption application in person. Please plan to spend 60-90 minutes to complete the adoption process, including visitation and paperwork.
You must be at least 18 years of age.
You must show a picture ID with a current address. If this isn't available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.
You must live within 100 miles of Austin. Adopters of cats who are not yet spayed or neutered must live within Travis or Williamson County, and must put down a refundable $100 deposit in order to take the cat home prior to the surgery.
Our adoption fee varies per cat, but typically cats under 6 months are $90, between 6 months to 6 years old are $50, and cats 7 years old or older have a waived adoption fee. Our adoption fee includes:
Spay or neuter surgery
Lifetime behavior support
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