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the Cost of Pet Adoption Fees for Cats

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 85
Apr 2008
Georgetown, Texas
Long Haired Domestic Cat
7
Adoption of a very special cat  more... close row
$ 37
Aug 2007
Arlington, TX
Cat
2
Be prepared for your new pet to come home  more... close row
$ 50
Apr 2008
Tempe, AZ
domestic long hair
2
Adopted cat became a purr factory  more... close row

Description of service

The cost was to cover vaccinations, spaying, and chipping at the time of the cat's release from the shelter.

The shelter offers adoption of a variety of animals, mostly cats and dogs, but some rabbits and ferrets and similar furry pets. They also offer basic veterinary services, with costs being just high enough to cover the cost of supplies and some of their overhead as they are a not-for-profit organization. They do welcome donations.


Review of Service

The cat was a bit distant when we got her and for the first few days, but once she'd gotten used to the dog and the other cat she turned into a bit of a purr factory. It is a bit weird at times that as soon as someone stops moving, she has to immediately go over and touch them. But she seems happy, so we're happy.

Everything seems to have gone smoothly with the vaccinations and surgery and she's healing nicely. The staff was polite and friendly and there was a minimum of paperwork. It was, however, still sad to leave all the other dogs and cats at the shelter.


Tips

If you're looking for a cat , don't rule out shelters and certainly don't rule out older animals. Sometimes they integrate better than kittens do because they're not as easy for the other cats to bully if you don't introduce them slowly enough.

If you do have a cat already and get another one, let them get used to each other's smell (say on a blanket near the food dish) before introducing them. That should make things go more smoothly.


$ 100
Nov 2006
Jackson, Michigan
Long haired cat
4
Animal shelter gave malnourished kitten away for adoption  more... close row
$ 50
Nov 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Cat
0
Kitten from the local animal shelter  more... close row
$ 35
Feb 2007
Port Angeles, Washington
cat
1
Difficult to pick out just one cat  more... close row
$ 25
Dec 2007
Huntington, WV
Female Cat
2
Daughter fell in love with kitten  more... close row
$ 50
Apr 2009
Huntington, WVa
cat
3
Kids found their cat at the pound  more... close row
$ 30
Nov 2007
Norfolk, Nebraska
Cat
1
Two for one cat adoption fees  more... close row
$ 100
Jun 2007
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
cat
1
Shelter gives great care  more... close row
$ 80
Sep 2007
Mount Pleasant, MI
Cat
3
Great Feline find at the local shelter  more... close row