Every Creature Counts - Cat Application

Please copy this page to a Microsoft Word document, fill out the application with as much detail as possible, then save and email as an attachment to apps@everycreaturecounts.org.  You can also copy the questions to the body of your email, fill in the answers, and email to us.

Animal’s Name:_______________________________


Please take time to carefully read and complete the following questions. These questions are designed to assist with placing our cats in the correct environment for their personality and needs. It is our intention to adopt cats to those who will consider them an important part of their family. We may not be able to reach a decision for 24 hours if we have other applications pending.

1.    Is everyone in your household in agreement with this adoption? Yes or No? _______

2.   Have you ever adopted an animal from Every Creature Counts before? Yes or No? _______

3.    I currently live in: (Please Bold ) House....Apartment....Duplex....Mobile home....Condo.....Town home

4.    Do you rent or own?__________________________

5.    If you rent your residence, are you allowed to own a pet(s) and have you met the requirements 
of your lease to have a cat?________________

6.    If you rent, please list apartment complex name and office phone number or landlord name 
and phone number._________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

7.    Are you looking for an inside.....inside/outside.....or outside cat?_____________

8.    Are you adopting this cat for yourself or for another person?__________ If for someone else, 
please explain______________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

9.    How many hours per day will the cat be inside________ and/or outside?______.

10.   Are you planning on declawing your cat?__________.

11.  Do you have any dogs?____ How many?_____ What kind?_______________ 
 Are they spayed and neutered?________

12.  Do you have any cats?____ How many?_______Are they declawed?_______Are they 
spayed and neutered?________

13.  If you have a regular veterinarian, please list veterinarian’s name, business name and city: ____________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________

14.  Do you have any children?______________ What are their ages?___________

15.  If you have had other animals, please explain what happened to them. ____________________________________________________________________________

16.  What type of food will you feed your cat?___________________________ If the cat requires 
a particular food preference, will you supply it?______

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend a diet of high-quality dry food and canned food. Canned food is very important for the health of a cat.

17.    If the cat has a coat that requires combing, are you willing to perform it on a regular basis?________

18.    Are you willing to make a lifetime commitment to your cat even if you have a life-style change 
such as: moving, divorce, marriage, children, etc.?_________

19.    If something happens that you or members of your household can no longer care for this cat, 
who will assume the responsibility?_______________________________________

20.    What will you do if the cat begins to scratch your furniture? ___________________________

21.    Why do you think you will be a good home for this cat? 


As a potential adopter, please read the following section. Printing your name signals acknowledgment and agreement.

       Every Creature Counts has the right to approve or deny the adoption application.
       This application is used as part of the adoption approval process in order to determine the best home for the cat. The completion of this application does not guarantee the adoption.

       I understand that Every Creature Counts will contact me within 24 hours with the status of my application. If you do not receive a response within 24 hours, please contact us for an update.
       I am eighteen(18) years of age or older.
       This application will not be returned but retained by Every Creature Counts.




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