CONDITIONS OF ADOPTION
- Adopters must be 21 years of
age or over. Parents or guardians living at the same address must adopt on
behalf of those under 21.
- Adopters should provide
daily sufficient quantities of nutritious food, fresh water, enough space and
a safe living environment for the cat(s). This includes installing cat proof
screens on windows & balcony doors.
- Adopters should agree
to the following:
- Never to strike or
otherwise harm the cat(s).
- Never to have the cat(s)
- Never to cage or tie up the cat(s) in a confind area for long period of time.
- Cats should not be
placed outdoors. They can only be taken outside when precautions such as
leashes, hand-carry baskets or cages are used.
- Adopters should ensure that
the cat¡¦s vaccinations & medical checkups are current, and to provide
immediate veterinarian care upon sickness, disease or injury.
- Under no circumstances
will the adopted cat(s) be sold or allowed to use for breeding or experimental
purposes. As an effort of deterrence, Stray Cats Home (SCH) requires a
non-refundable adoption fee of $500 for each cat (this includes the first
vaccination with records provided). All funds will be used for the benefit
of other resident cats at SCH.
- De-sexing (spaying /
neutering) is compulsory. Kittens should be de-sexed at the approximate age of
6 months. (De-sexing prevents unwanted litters and disease in later life.) If
the adopted kitten(s) is/are too young to be de-sexed at the time of adoption,
an additional $500 deposit is required before the pet is taken home. This
deposit will be fully refunded when the pet is de-sexed by a qualified
- Ownership of the adopted
cat(s) cannot be transferred to another person without SCH¡¦s approval. SCH
must be immediately notified in case of a loss or death of an adopted cat(s)
(within 24 hours of its happening).
- If the adopted cat(s)
must be relinquished for any reason by the adopters, he/she but must return
the cat(s) to SCH and not abandon the cat(s) to another humane society,
shelter or person.
- SCH reserves the right
to home visits, pre-arranged at a date & time convenient to adopters & SCH.
The purpose is to ensure that the terms of this adoption agreement are being
- All information
provided by adopters on this contract, including contact information (emails,
home address & phone numbers) must be true, accurate & kept up to date. We
would require our adopters to kindly inform us of any changes in the future.
All personal information collected will be kept confidential.
- Once the application is
approved, SCH members will bring the cat(s) to the adopters¡¦ residence upon
arrangement, where & when the agreement letter will be signed. At the same
time, adopters are required to have their picture taken with the adopted cat(s)
for our records; and to present HKID & documentary proof of residential
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