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 family decision, CAT has a team of adoption counselors trained to assist you with finding the perfect lifetime companion. They will help you get to know your prospective new feline friend, 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
  • Landlord approval requested for renters; please check your lease or renter’s policies prior to visiting CAT
  • Must be 18 years or older and provide proof of residence
  • 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 shelter 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.