Cat Adoption Application

To be considered for adoption you must:

-          Be at least 21 years old

-          Have knowledge and consent of all adults living in your household

-          Have verifiable identification. Be a permanent U.S. citizen

So that we may be assured that the cat you wish to adopt will be best suited for you, your home and lifestyle, and be placed in an environment most compatible with its needs; please provide us with the following information. You will be contacted by a PAWS representative by either phone or email within 1-4 business days after PAWS receives your application. 


All items marked with * are required. Failure to complete these fields will prohibit application submission.

Name of Cat(s) you are interested in adopting:*
First Name:*
Last Name:*
Home Phone:
Cell Phone:
Email Address:
Date of Birth:*
Are you: *
Employer's Name:
Work Phone:
Where do you live?*
Do you: *
If other:
If you rent, please provide your Landlord's name:
Landlord's Phone Number
How long have you lived at this address?*
Number of adults in household?*
How many children?*
Age(s) of Children?
Does any member of your household have allergies to animals?*
Have you ever applied for or adopted a pet from PAWS?*
Have you ever had to give up or re-home a pet, including bringing an animal to a shelter?*
For what reason?
Does anyone in the home smoke (cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes/vaporizers)?*
Why are you interested in adopting this cat? (Select all that apply)*
Cats often live longer than 15 years and you can expect to spend approximately $1000 a year to feed, vaccinate, license and provide medical care for just one cat. Are you willing to be responsible for this cat for its entire life? *
Your pet may take a month or more to adjust to its new home, especially if you own other pets. Are you willing to allow for this adjustment period?*
Where will the cat be kept during the day / night? (Check all that apply)*
If other, please describe:
Brand of food you plan to feed:
Moist Food:*
Dry Food:*
If you own a dog, please explain how it has interacted with cats in the past and how do you plan to introduce them?
Describe any pet(s) currently living at this address or previous pets within the last five years:
1. Pet's Name
1. Type/Breed of animal
1. Inside or Outside Pet
1. Age
1. Spayed/Neutered?
1. Gender
1. Still Have?
2. Pet's Name
2. Type/Breed of animal
2. Inside or Outside Pet
2. Age
2. Spayed/Neutered?
2. Gender
2. Still Have?
3. Pet's Name
3. Type/Breed of animal
3. Inside or Outside Pet
3. Age
3. Spayed/Neutered?
3. Gender
3. Still Have?
If no longer have the above pet(s), please explain why:
Who is your current veterinarian or vet clinic? *
Describe your ideal cat: *
Why are you choosing adoption? *
Have you ever clipped a cat’s nails? *
Do you plan to declaw your cat? *
How often do you plan on scooping the litter box? *
Under what circumstances might you consider giving up your pet? (Check all that apply)*
If other please explain:
Does your pet have a current rabies vaccination and county tag (if required)? *
What are your beliefs regarding spaying and neutering? *
If you can no longer keep this pet, do you agree to return it to PAWS?*
If no, why?
How did you hear about PAWS Humane Society? (Check all that apply)
By submitting this application, I certify that the information I have given is true and accurate. I understand any misrepresentation may result in losing my adoption privileges. I authorize investigation of all information provided in this application. I further understand that PAWS Humane Society has the right to deny my adoption request.