Adoption Application

Felines & Friends New Mexico Pre-Adoption Questionnaire

Please print clearly and fill out completely. Please note that we conduct reference and background checks. We reserve the right to deny any application and to share information with other animal welfare organizations.

All items marked with * are required. If a question has an "other" option, you ONLY have to fill in the "other" space if you check or selected "other.

*Name: *Date: *Driver's Lic #:
*Address: *City: *Zip Code:
*E-mail: *Home Phone: Work Phone:

*Name Of Cat:

1. What is your primary reason for adopting a cat? A companion for: If other:

2. Who shares your household? If other:
2a. If children, childrens age:

3. Are all members of the household aware, and in agreement to bring home a cat?  Yes No
4. Type of dwelling: If apartment/condo, which floor?

5. Do your doors/windows have screens?  Yes No How old are the screens?

6. Do you have a dog door?  Yes No

7. If renting, are you legally permitted to have cats?  Yes No Landlord contact #:

8. Do any adult family members stay or work at home?  Yes No

9. What is your occupation?

10. Who will be responsible for the daily care of the cat?

10a. Where will the cat sleep?

11. Would the cat be:

12. Do you have plans to have the cat surgically declawed?  Yes No Maybe

13. How will you discipline your cat for misbehavior?  Newspaper Spank Swat Nose Stern Voice Squirt with water Other | If other:

14. How long do plan to keep the cat you wish to adopt?

15. What do you think the normal life span of a cat is?

16. Do you consider a cat to be  a pet a member of the family both?

17. Under what circumstances might you not keep the cat?  Shedding Moving Furniture Clawing New Housemate New Child Allergies Litterbox Problems New Relationship Pregnancy None of the above

18. Do you plan to feed your cat:

19. Do you plan to buy:

20. Do you have a vet? Yes No

20a. If you answered yes to #20, what is the vets name:
20b. And his phone number:

21. Are you willing and financially able to provide quality medical care (i.e. yearly vaccinations, treatment for injury or illness?  Yes No

22. Have you ever owned a cat before?  Yes No
22a. If yes, current status of the cat?

23. Do you have other pets now?  Yes No
23a. What type of pets: If other:
23b. Are they indoor pets or outdoor?

24. Would you agree to a visit to your residence by one of our volunteers?  Yes No

25. Please provide the names and phone numbers of THREE references who you have known for more than a year.
First Reference: Phone Number:
Second Reference: Phone Number:
Third Reference: Phone Number:

Please make sure all areas are filled out completely before submitting this form.

I hereby agree that all the information contained in this application is true and correct. If any information is incorrect or false, this application will be denied.

New Mexico Chapter: 369 Montezuma Ave. #320 Santa Fe, NM 87501 (505) 316-CAT1 FAX: (888) 732-4245