Questionnaire Do you live with others? Please describe Does anyone in your household suffer from allergies or asthma triggered by pets? If so, how is this managed? Who will be responsible for the cat's care?
Are you prepared to care for your new pet for its lifetime (15 - 20 years)?
Do you own your own home?
If you do not own your own home, do you have the property owner's (or landlord's) consent to have a cat?
Are you a NZ citizen or permanent resident?
Please describe any major hazards near your property (e.g. busy road, railway, etc.) If none, please enter N/A If a hazard is present, please describe how you will minimise the risk to your cat Are any areas of your home off-limits to pets? Please describe Where will your cat sleep? Approximately how many hours a day will your cat be left alone? What are you looking for in a cat? Please think about personality, energy level, compatibility with other pets, etc. Do you currently have other pets? Please describe Do you have prior experience with cats? Please describe What behaviour from your cat would not be acceptable to you? (e.g. scratching furniture) Please describe what you would do if your cat began to engage in these behavious. What steps would you take if your cat began experiencing toileting issues?
It is recommended that you keep a litter tray indoors for your cat at all times, even if your cat is allowed outdoors. Are you prepared to have a litter tray inside?
What amount of time do you think is reasonable for your pet to adjust to you and your home?
Are you prepared to cover vet expenses that you may incur throughout your pet's life?
How often will you take your cat for health checks and vaccinations?
Most of Outpawed's cats and kittens were originally stray or abandoned and may have been in poor condition on intake. Do you understand and accept this?
Under our adoption agreement, if you are no longer able to keep your cat/kitten you must give Outpawed the option to rehome him/her. Do you understand and accept this?
Have you ever had an animal welfare complaint made against you? If yes, please explain. Have you ever surrendered or rehomed a pet? Please explain. Are you currently enrolled at a vet clinic? If yes, what is the name of the clinic? How did you hear about Outpawed? Finally, do you have a specific cat (or cats) in mind that you would like to meet? (please list) Submit