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We have a No Kill mission to save the lives of animals abandoned and/or placed in kill shelters. Through outreach, education, and service, we provide homeless cats and dogs with an opportunity to live their full life. 

Feline Adoption Application

feline ADOPTION APPLICATION

To be eligible to adopt from A LIFE TO LIVE you must:

1.  Be at least 18 years of age.

2.  Be able to financially provide shelter, food/water, and preventive and emergency veterinary care for the full life span of the animal adopted.

3. Not have been convicted of animal cruelty.

The information provided within this application will help determine an approval or denial of your eligibility to adopt. We encourage you to take your time and provide sufficient detail and explanation to the questions asked. 

Applicant Information
Name *
Name
Home Address *
Home Address
Primary Phone Number *
Primary Phone Number
If you are retired or not employed, please indicate that and provide an explanation of what your time is spent doing.
Please select the type of dwelling that you use as your primary residence.
Please select wether you own or rent the dwelling that you are currently living in.
Please list the renter/leaser name and contact information.
If you own your home, please select N/A.
If you own your home, please select N/A.
Please list any breed or size restrictions that your location may have. (city, county, lease, apartment, etc.) If there are no restrictions, please input N/A.
Home Environment
If requested, would you allow A Life to Live to conduct a home visit prior to approving the adoption?
Please input the number of adults (18 + years old) that live in your home.
Please input the number of children (less than 18 years old) that live in your home.
Please provide the age of each child living in the home.
Please select wether someone at your home is allergic to cats or select none if no one in the home is allergic.
Pet Information
Please indicate if you are a first time cat owner.
Please include the following information, regarding your current pet(s), in the text box below: (If you have never owned a pet before, please type N/A in the box below) 1) Pet's Name, 2) Sex, 3) Species/Breed, 4) Age, 5) Years Owned, 6) Spayed, Neutered or Unaltered, 7) Current on Vaccinations?
If they no longer live with you, please explain why. If you are a "First Time Cat Owner", please type in N/A.
If you don't have any current pets, please input N/A.
If this doesn't apply to your application, please select N/A.
If this doesn't apply to your application, please input N/A.
Experience and Pet Ownership
What experience do you have with animals? (current or previous pet owner, fostering, rescuing, volunteering, training, etc.)
If you have surrendered, re-homed, sold, given away or put down an animal in the past, please explain why. Please also explain who or where you surrendered, re-homed, sold, gave away, or put down your pet. (If a shelter, please name the shelter.) If you selected no, please input N/A.
Veterinary Information and Medical Care
Please select if your current pets are on heartworm preventative. If you don't currently have a pet at home, or if you are not familiar with heartworm preventative, select N/A.
Please input the type of heartworm preventative you will use.
Please list the veterinary clinics/hospitals (including mobile clinics) that you have used for routine care in the past 5 years. Please include: 1) Veterinarian's Name, 2) Phone Number, 3) City/Location. (If you do not have a veterinarian, please type NO VET)
Will you take your new pet to your designated vet for a general health examine within 72 hours of adoption?
This question asks if you have ever declawed a cat, meaning after purchase, rescue or adoption. If your cat was declawed prior to you receiving it, then please select No.
Formal Commitment and Financial Responsibilities
Cats often live between 10-15 years. Are you prepared to make the commitment to care for this cat for the full duration of their life?
The estimated yearly cost of caring for a cat is $1,000.00. Can you afford the financial cost of owning this cat?
Interests
Please explain why you are interested in adopting a cat/kitten.
What kind of cat are you looking for? *
Please check all that apply.
Personality Traits Wanted *
Please check all of the below traits that apply to what you're looking for in a cat.
Training and Tendencies
Potential Training/Behavior Obstacles *
What issues would you be willing to work on with your cat? Please select all that apply.
Have you ever had to overcome a behavioral or training obstacle with a current or past pet? What was the obstacle, what steps did you take, and what was the outcome?
What do you plan to do if your cat develops behavioral issues like inappropriate elimination, playing too rough, scratching, night howling, etc?
If you are not familiar with cat behavior and training techniques, what are some ways that you'll go about educating yourself on the topic?
Reasons To Rehome or Relinquish a Cat *
Please select the below reasons that you would consider being valid to give up your cat.
OPTIONAL: Please feel free to expand on why you selected the above reasons for potentially rehoming or relinquishing a cat.
Home Preparation
Please explain how you and your family have prepared for the responsibilities of adopting a kitten.
Authorization
I hereby authorize A Life to Live to check my references. I certify that the information provided by me in connection with my application, whether on this document or not, is true and complete. I understand that any misstatement, falsification, or omission of information shall be grounds for termination of this application. A Life to Live reserves the right to refuse any adoption. By typing/signing my name below, I agree with the above terms. *
I hereby authorize A Life to Live to check my references. I certify that the information provided by me in connection with my application, whether on this document or not, is true and complete. I understand that any misstatement, falsification, or omission of information shall be grounds for termination of this application. A Life to Live reserves the right to refuse any adoption. By typing/signing my name below, I agree with the above terms.
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