general adoption information
We have approximately 100 cats and kittens of all colors, ages, and personalities looking for their forever homes at any given time. We take our adoption process very seriously because our goal is not to adopt out the highest number of cats, but to place each cat in a loving home where he or she will live for his or her entire life.
Our adoption counselors are experienced matchmakers, ready to suggest candidates for your ideal lifetime companion. They will also provide information to you on a variety of topics, such as nail trimming techniques, proper ways to dispense medication to a cat, and introducing your new cat to your home.
Saturdays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sundays (except the first Sunday of the month) from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Weekday appointments are based on counselor availability. If you would like to try to arrange a weekday appointment, please call 770-499-CATS (2287) or email our adoption volunteers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adults (less than 10 years) – $100
Seniors (10 years and older) – $50
Adoption Discounts – There may be other adoption discounts available; be sure to check the Ongoing Programs and Promotions page for details.
Why do our adoption fees vary?
Although all of our residents are equally deserving of our mission to find good homes for good kitties, we know that some cats and kittens will be adopted more quickly than others. Kittens tend to need more medical care as they grow up and get ready for adoption. Additionally, we believe that senior cats thrive better in a home environment than the shelter, so we provide an incentive for adopting an older cat. We hope this reduced fee allows owners to have more funds to provide for their newly adopted pet. For all of these reasons, we have a higher adoption fee for kittens than adult cats, as well as further reducing the fee for senior cats. Since there is no time limit on how long a kitty can stay at our shelter, having variable fees allow those who are adopted quickly to provide a financial legacy to cats with special needs and/or those who may remain at the shelter longer.