LINDA’S FERAL CAT ASSISTANCE

Foster/adoption application
718-205-1792

We reserve the right to approve or disapprove any adoption

DATE_______________TIME________________

FIRST CHOICE – Cat Name: ______________________

In order to be considered for an adoption, you must:
___Be at least 21 years of age.
___Have the knowledge and consent of all adults living in your household.

SECOND CHOICE – Cat Name: ____________________

___Have landlord’s consent to bring an animal onto the property.

Shelter Cat Impound Number:_______________________

NAME_____________________________________________________BIRTH DATE _______________________
SPOUSE/PARTNER ____________________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS________________________________________CITY_______________ STATE_____ ZIP ________
PHONE #: Home _______________________Work ______________________ Cell ________________________
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________________________________
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT ________________________________ Occupation: ___________________________
Have you ever owned a cat? YES _______ NO ________ If yes, do you still have it? _______________________

Are they neutered/spayed? Vaccinated? FelV/FIV tested (cats)? Declawed?
If not, what happened to the cat? ___________________________________________________________________
Have you ever owned or had a cat declawed? _____ If yes, reason: ________________________________________
Do you plan to declaw this cat? Yes ___ No ___ Maybe ___ Under what circumstance? _____________________
Why do you want to adopt a cat/kitten? ______________________________________________________________
Why did you choose this particular breed/mix of cat? ___________________________________________________
Will adopted cat be:

Indoor only ______

Outdoor only _______

Are your windows completely screened in? YES

or, an Indoor/Outdoor cat _______________

NO

Do you a terrace? balcony? deck? backyard? interior elevator? washer dryer?
Where in your home, what room, will the cat be left in when there is no one home? ___________________________
Do you have any dogs? ______ If so, how many? _______ Have they lived with a cat before? _______________
Cats can live 15 years or longer. Can you commit to caring for this pet that long? ____________________________
What will you do with the cat if you have to move? ____________________________________________________
What will you do with the cat if you have a baby? _____________________________________________________
Properly cared for cats can cost north of $1,000/year. This includes yearly vaccinations, vet checkups, cat supplies,
potentially needed training, possible boarding, good quality food and unforeseen medical expenses.
Are you FINANCIALLY ABLE to spend this kind of money on this cat if required? YES________ NO _______
Are you COMMITTED to spend this kind of money on this cat if required?

YES _______ NO _______

What type of food will you feed this pet? ____________________________________________________________
Is any household member allergic to animals? _______ If yes, how will you deal with reactions to this pet? _______
How many adults in your home? _____ How many children? _____ Ages: _____ _____ _____ _____ ______

Do you own or rent your home? __________ How many years have you lived at your current address?____________
Do you live in a: House ____ Apartment _____ Condo ______ Townhouse ______ Other (name) _______________
If you RENT, provide name and telephone number of your landlord - (REQUIRED)
Name: ____________________________________________________ Telephone: ________________________
Owners of condos or townhouses must also provide a copy of the condo association’s by-laws
indicating pets are allowed, the number allowed and any limitations in size or weight, if any. WE WILL ALSO
CONDUCT A HOME VISIT BEFORE THE CAT IS ADOPTED OUT TO IT’S NEW HOME.
Please provide references of two people who have known you for 5 years or more, not in your immediate family:
Personal Reference: _________________________________________ Phone # ____________________________
Personal Reference: _________________________________________ Phone # ____________________________
Present and Former Veterinarians –
Name of your PRESENT Veterinarian & Hospital: __________________________________________________
City and phone number (Present Vet): ______________________________________________________________
Name your pet’s records are under at your present vet (if different than applicant): ____________________________
Name of your FORMER Veterinarian & Hospital: __________________________________________________
City and phone number (Former Vet): ______________________________________________________________
Name your pet’s records are under at your former vet (if different than applicant): ____________________________
Give us information about all the animals alive and currently living in your household Name of Pet:

Dog/Cat/Other

Breed:

Sex

Altered?

Age:

Weight:

Vaccinated? Dog-licensed?

Give us information about the last 3 animals that you no longer have (deceased or otherwise) Name of Pet:

Dog/Cat/Other

Breed:

Sex

What happened to pet?
If dead, how did it die?

If dead,
Date of death:
age at death:

Where did you hear about this facility and cat/kitten for adoption?_________________________________________
Are you familiar with local animal control laws? Yes _____ No _____

FEES

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING

UPON ADOPTION APPROVAL, THE ADOPTION CONTRACT IS EXECUTED AFTER A $100 NONREFUNDABLE FEE HAS BEEN RECEIVED IN CASH OR CHECK BY THE RESCUE GROUP. THE $100 COVERS
THE ADOPTION FEE, THE SPAY/NEUTER SURGERY1, RABBIES AND DISTEMPER VACCINES, FIV/FEL TESTING
AND DEWORMING. FOR CATS WHOSE ARE NOT SPAYED/NEUTERED AT THE TIME OF ADOPTION A
SURGERY DATE WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR YOU AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BRINGING THEM IN.

MULTIPLE APPLICATION CASES

WHEN A CAT HAS MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS, WE WILL GO THROUGH THEM ON A FIRST COME, FIRST
SERVE BASIS AND WILL GIVE THE ADOPTION OPTION TO THE FIRST APPROVED4 APPLICATION.

COPY OF DRIVER’S LICENSE (or other form of ID) IS REQUIRED
This application is designed to help us determine if the adoption is in the cat’s best interest, and to assist you in finding
a pet compatible with your lifestyle. An unwise adoption can result in an unpleasant experience for adoptive families
and may ruin the pet for further adoptions. We hope you will agree that the pet’s welfare must be our foremost
concern.
I understand the above questions and I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application.
I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts called for is cause for denial of adoption. By signing
this application, I am stating that the above mentioned is true.
Your Signature ____________________________________________________ Date: ________________________

For RESCUE use only:
Processing notes:
Comments:
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_____ Approved

_____ Denied

By____________________________________ Date___________________
Rev 7/30/10

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