How to adopt a cat

 



Step 1 - make sure you're ready 

Step 2 - on arrival

Think carefully about adopting a cat, we provide a guide explaining what to consider before adopting a cat.

Step 3 - Adoption Questionnaire

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Fill in an Adoption Questionnaire that will help us ensure that the cat is right for you.

Step 4 - meet the cats

Step 4 - meet the cats

Visit the cats and take the opportunity to speak with one of us about our homing procedure and the different cats’ characters.

Step 5 - collection day

Step 5 - collection day

You can collect your new family member. As our cat care costs can be in excess of £150 per cat, we do ask that adopters pay a fee to enable us to carry on helping more cats in need. Your local branch or centre will be able to advise further.

Step 6 - advice and support

Step 6 - advice and support

If you have any queries after taking your cat home, please give the branch or adoption centre a call – we’re here to help! Our National Helpline 03000 12 12 12 is also here to help you (Monday to Friday; 9am-5pm).