Feline Adoption Application

Feline Adoption Application

Thank you for your interest in adopting a feline. Adopters must be at least 21 years of age to adopt. Kindly fill out this application so that we may be able to properly assist you in your adoption. Please Note: Submitting an application does NOT guarantee you will receive a rescued feline. We reserve the right to deny anyone to adopt a feline without explanation. M.H.S. is selective in our placement to assure they are in their adoptive homes for the remainder of their lifetimes. Applications are usually processed within two business days; however, it can take up to five days (or longer) depending on verification of your veterinarian and references. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.
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Adopter Information
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Home Environment
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Own Home
Own Condo
Rented Home
Rented Condo
Rented Apartment
Live With Parents
Other
Please Note: If you are a renter, we will need your landlord's contact information so that we can call and verify the animal you wish to adopt will be accepted. We can also accept a lease agreement or notarized letter from your landlord stating you are allowed to have an animal in your home.
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Feline Experience and Information
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Please provide the name and number of you current or past veterinarian your animals have been cared for by. Also, list the name the account is under if it varies from the name on the application. *Please contact your veterinarian, so we may obtain information on your animals, past and present.
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***Personal References*** (Include at least one non-relative)
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Feline Adoption Application Agreement
Please read these statements carefully and type your initials if you agree to each.
I certify that I am at least 21 years of age and the information I have provided on this application is true. I also recognize that any misrepresentation or omission may result in the loss of privilege to adopt from the Meriden Humane Society.
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I understand that MHS has the right to deny any application, and even if I am applying for a certain feline I understand that felines are adopted to the best home and not first come, first serve basis. My application may still be approved but may be better suited for another feline.
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I understand that MHS is not able to guarantee the health or temperament of any feline, as many felines come in with unknown histories. These are traits that could change upon adoption and I take responsibility to care and address these issues if they do arise.
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I agree to make veterinary appointment to introduce our/my feline to our/my veterinarian, and to address any medical issues or concerns immediately.
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I also understand that anything could happen in life, and if I find that I am no longer able to care for my adopted feline, I agree to contact MHS by phone or email to discuss return/or need assistance with my adopted feline. MHS will be here to discuss any concerns or issues that you may be having with your newly adopted family member.
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When you acquire a pet: You accept responsibility for the health and welfare of another living thing. You are also responsible for your pet's impact on your family, friends, and community. A pet will be a part of your life for many years. Invest the time and effort necessary to make your years together happy ones. When you choose a pet, you are promising to care for it for its entire life.
Choose wisely, keep your promise, and enjoy one of life's most rewarding experiences!
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