How much does it cost to adopt a cat in Florida?
The standard adoption fee is $55 for dogs and $40 for cats. The shelter frequently offers adoption promotions reducing those fees further.
How long before a stray cat is legally yours in Florida?
“Stray Wait” means that a pet has come in but with no signs of ownership (tag, collar or microchip). The pet must be held for three days due to state law.
What is the best month to adopt a kitten?
Since most cats go into heat around January and February, come April, there are suddenly far more pregnant cats giving birth to kittens. And these adorable baby cats are usually ready for – and in need of – adoption by the time spring is in full bloom.
Do cats get periods?
Like humans, cats begin having an estrus cycle at the start of puberty, around the age of four to six months, and the cycle can last anywhere from seven to ten days. Unlike humans, who are fertile throughout the year, the prime time for cats to enter the estrus cycle is early spring to late fall.
Will a kitten destroy my house?
You might have noticed your cat scratching when you come home from work, or when they encountered a companion cat, and this is a healthy way of relieving pent up emotions. Contrary to popular belief, cats do not scratch furniture and carpet out of spite or to purposely destroy objects.
What time of the year do cats have litters?
Well, kitten season starts in the spring, peaking in late spring- early summer and ends in the fall. Kittens can be born year-round, however the vast majority are born during “kitten season”. This is when shelters all across the country are flooded with unwanted kittens.
Should I adopt a kitten?
Adopting a kitten is in many ways like having a baby. When you adopt a kitten you’re committing to taking care of it for the rest of its life, which is no small commitment. The average lifespan of a cat is 13-17 years, and it’s not uncommon for cats that are in good health to live up to 20 years.
Why adopt from CatCat Crusaders?
Cat Crusaders has a variety of adorable cats and kittens in need of a purrfect home. They’ve been socialized, nurtured, and cared for in loving foster homes, and are now ready for adoption! Whether you’re looking for a snuggler, a feisty play-pal, or a laid back adult who will shower you with love, we’ve got the perfect match for you.
How do I adopt a cat from the shelter?
Meet with an adoption coordinator. You will meet with one of our staff members to sign paperwork, go over information and any questions. Take your new family member home and start your life together. All cats must leave the shelter in a carrier. If you need cat supplies we have a retail store located within our shelter for your convenience.
What is St Francis animal rescue?
Established in Tampa in 1997, St. Francis Animal Rescue is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless cats and dogs by providing placement in suitable, forever homes. We have some wonderful animals in our care that need a home.