Wizard of Paws Cat Adoption Application
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State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
US Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
Name of cat/kitten you are interested in:
Do you own or rent your property?
Are you allowed to have pets on your property?
Yes, I own
Yes, I rent
Not sure, haven't checked
If you rent, please list landlord's name and phone number below:
How long have you resided at your present address?
Please list all family members and children residing in your household including ages:
If you have children, are you aware you must supervise your children with your new cat for the safety of both the children and the cat?
Are you comfortable with the fact the cat might bite/scratch your child?
Does anyone in your home have asthma or is anyone allergic to cats/dogs?
Is everyone in your home in agreement about adopting a cat?
For whom would you be adopting this cat?
Who will be the primary caregiver of the cat?
Who will be financially responsible for the cat (ie: food, litter, vet bills, etc...)
How often do you travel?
When traveling, how will you care for your cat?
Are you willing to have a representative of Wizard of Paws meet all members of your household and conduct a home visit prior to adoption?
What is your experience with owning cats?
Have had many
Have had 1-2
Never owned a cat before
Do you agree with spaying/neutering?
Do you plan to declaw your cat?
Have you ever declawed a cat in the past?
What will you do if your cat claws furniture or shows other signs of destructive behavior?
Is anyone home during the day?
How many hours would the cat be left alone each day?
Where do you primarily intend to keep the cat?
Indoors free roaming the home
Indoors and outdoors
If you plan on letting your cat outside, under what circumstances?
Where will the cat be when nobody is home?
Will the cat be allowed free roam of your home?
Please describe a typical day for the cat in your home:
Where will the cat spend the majority of its time?
Are you aware that some cats require a period of weeks or even months to adjust to their new home and/or other pets?
Are you willing to allow the cat time to adjust to their new surroundings and decompress?
Yes, as long as it take
I prefer a cat who will adjust quickly
Do you want to adopt this cat for:
A home/family pet
Companion for another animal
A barn cat
Owning a cat is a long time commitment, how long do you think cats can live for?
Are you willing to commit to providing a home for the cat for the next 12-20 years?
Owning a cat is also a financial commitment, are you aware of the costs?
What circumstances might cause you to give up the cat?
Have you ever owned a pet before?
Please list all current pets you have, including name, type, breed, sex and ages:
Please list all prior pets you have owned (name, type, breed, sex) and why they're no longer with you:
Are all of your pets spayed/neutered? If not, why?
Are all of your pets up to date on vaccinations? If not, why?
Do your current pets wear ID tags?
If you currently own cats, have they been tested for FIV/FeLV?
Yes, they were negative
Yes, they were positive
Have you ever relinquished an animal to a shelter, rescue or another individual? If so, why?
How will you introduce your cat to any existing pets?
Are you willing to bring your pet to the veterinarian for regular exams, and for vaccinations as per your veterinarian's recommendations?
Are you willing to bring your pet to the veterinarian when they are sick?
If your cat starts exhibiting behavioral or adjustment issues, will you be willing to seek advice of a Wizard of Paws representative?
Please provide us with the name, address and phone number of your veterinarian:
(1) Please include the name and phone number of personal reference (non-family):
(2) Please include the name and phone number of personal reference (non-family):
When will you be ready to bring the cat into your home?
Please share with us anything you would like us to know about your family, pets or the new cat you are looking to add to your home:
Terms, Signature & Release
Please initial to accept all terms below:
I am willing to make a 12-20 year commitment to my new cat:
I will take my pet for annual visits to my vet for wellness exams, vaccinations/tests if needed, and when for injury/illness, etc...
I understand in the event that the cat adoption does not work out, that I MUST return the cat to Wizard of Paws rescue
I understand that if I qualify and adopt a cat from Wizard of Paws I will be contacted for further verification of the cat's welfare and will cooperate by providing requested information which may include a visit to your residence
I understand that Wizard of Paws reserves the right to deny any adoption request for any reason and that Wizard of Paws may not choose to reveal any specific reason
I understand that if I violate this adoption contract in any way or if I have not been truthful on this form, Wizard of Paws reserves the right to re-claim the cat at any time
Please sign here to agree to all above terms:
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