Cat Adoption Team

Sherwood Shelter Hours
Tues-Fri 12 - 7 pm
Sat-Sun 12 - 6 pm
Closed Monday
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How to adopt

Because adopting a cat or kitten, or any other pet, is a serious decision, CAT has a team of adoption counselors trained to assist you with finding a feline companion that is likely to be a good fit for your household. They will help you get to know the cats and kittens for adoption, answer questions, and provide information about cat behavior and care.

To adopt a cat or kitten:

  • Meet the cats and kittens in-person
  • Allow 1-2 hours for your visit
  • Complete adopter profile form
  • Meet with an adoption counselor and sign adoption contract
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by adult
  • Must be 18 years or older and provide proof of residence
  • Check your lease or renter’s policies prior to visiting CAT; landlord approval requested for renters
  • CAT reserves the right to refuse an adoption

Click here for shelter location and hours. If you plan on adopting a cat the same day, please plan to visit the adoption center at least 1-2 hours prior to closing (adoptions end 30 minutes before close). Except during some special events, you can place a 24-hour hold on a cat if you would like to bring back the rest of your family, or need a little extra time to think about your decision.