North Melbourne

Cats for adoption at North Melbourne

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    Honeydew

    Honeydew
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 1 year 2 months, Female

    Sophia

    Sophia
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 2 months, Female

    Cashew

    Cashew
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 6 years 10 months, Female

    Jaffle

    Jaffle
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 3 years 7 months, Female

    Isis

    Isis
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 5 years 1 month, Female

    Smokey

    Smokey
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 5 years 9 months, Male

    Jaguar

    Jaguar
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 4 years 4 months, Male

    Adelle

    Adelle
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 7 months, Female

    Jake

    Jake
    Domestic Longhair Cross, 2 years, Male

    Poppy

    Poppy
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 7 months 2 weeks, Female

    Horse

    Horse
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 4 years 3 months, Male

    Patches

    Patches
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 1 year 9 months, Female

    Sinatra

    Sinatra
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 2 years, Male

    Noah

    Noah
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 3 years, Male

    Harper

    Harper
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 9 months, Female

    Paris

    Paris
    Domestic Longhair Cross, 10 months 4 weeks, Male

    Tiger

    Tiger
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 6 months, Male

    Clover

    Clover
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 1 month, Female

    Snowy

    Snowy
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 2 years 5 months, Male

    Apricot

    Apricot
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 5 years 1 month, Female

    Serengeti

    Serengeti
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year, Female

    Sapphire

    Sapphire
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 6 months, Female

    Derwent

    Derwent
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 1 year 6 months, Male

    Diamond

    Diamond
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 2 years, Female

    Tuppence

    Tuppence
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 5 years, Male

    Winnie

    Winnie
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 2 years 6 months, Female

    Silvie

    Silvie
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 10 months 1 week, Female

    Zulu

    Zulu
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 10 months 1 week, Male

    Beau

    Beau
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 3 years, Male

    Dean

    Dean
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 3 years, Male

    Cuddlespot

    Cuddlespot
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 2 years, Male

    Twinkle

    Twinkle
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 6 months, Male

    Oscar

    Oscar
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 8 years, Male

    Starlet

    Starlet
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 8 months, Female

    Yoshi

    Yoshi
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 9 months, Female

    Peggy Sue

    Peggy Sue
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year, Female

    Mr Meowgi

    Mr Meowgi
    Domestic Medium Hair Cross, 1 year 8 months, Male

    Queen Puss

    Queen Puss
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 1 year 7 months, Female

    Obelix

    Obelix
    Domestic Short Hair Cross, 3 months 3 weeks, Male

    Questions about adoption:

    Do you sell or offer cats for adoption?

    There are cats and kittens available for adoption from the shelter.

    How much do you charge to adopt a cat?

    The adoption fees are different depending on the shelter. Please see contact us for more information.

    Why do you charge a fee for adoption?

    The fee covers the Home's costs including desexing, microchipping, vaccinations, worming, vet check and behavioural exam which works out to be considerably less than buying a cat from a breeder or pet shop. We offer discounts on all adoptions on completion of the Pet Licence Test.

    What are your adoption hours?

    The hours are different depending on the location of the shelter. Please see our contact details and opening hours.

    What's involved in the adoption process?

    The first step in the adoption process is undertaking the Pet Licence Test which will give you an indication of what you need to do to be ready to welcome a cat into your life. After taking a look at the feline candidates on the website and contacting your real estate agent if you are renting, you can come into the shelter and visit the cats in person. If there is a particular cat that has really won your heart you can phone ahead and place a tentative hold on him or her while you make your way to the shelter.

    At the Cat Adoptions Facility, a Cat Attendant will walk you through to meet and interact with the cats. You can take some time to think about your pending adoption after meeting the cats. Once you've chosen a cat (or the cat has chosen you), you will be guided into the adoptions office together with your new cat where you will fill in an adoption agreement and questionnaire and complete the Pet Licence Test if you haven't already done so. You will then have a consultation with an Adoptions Attendant who will give you more specific information about caring for your cat based on their history. The last step is payment of the adoption fee. Once you have decided which cat you will be adopting the process takes around one hour. Completing the Pet Licence Test at home will shorten the amount of time you will spend on paperwork during your adoption.

    I've seen a cat I'm interested in on the website. Can you hold it for me?

    Yes, we'll hold an animal for up to 24 hours while you decide or if you need to visit your potential new cat with other family members.

    Are your cats ready to take home straight away?

    Yes, they're all desexed, microchipped, vaccinated and wormed.

    Can you tell me if a cat put up for adoption is a surrendered cat or a stray?

    We can't tell you about specific cats, but most of our cats for adoption are strays.

    Is there a discount if I adopt 2 cats at once?

    The adoption fee covers the costs of preparing each cat for adoption so further discounts cannot apply.

    I am currently renting and would like to adopt. What should I do?

    If you are renting, you will need to provide a rental agreement indicating that you are permitted to keep a pet in your home. This needs to be done prior to adopting. You can seek an agreement directly through your landlord or property manager. For more information please read the Tenants Union of Victoria renting with pets factsheet.

    What's the green tag I receive when adopting a pet?

    The green tag identifies the pet as part of the National Pet Register. It's not the same as a microchip or a council tag.

    Take our Pet Licence test and get a $30 discount on dog adoption fees or $15 on your cat adoption fee while learning about responsible pet ownership.

    Pet Licence

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