FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Adopting A Cat or Kitten
Q. How do I adopt a cat or kitten?
A. First we recommend that you visit our adoption center to meet our cats and kittens, and fill out an adoption application. In certain cases, we will require a home visit to determine a prospective adopter's eligibility to adopt a cat or kitten.
Q. Do you adopt out of state?
A. We adopt within a two-hour driving distance of our adoption center.
Q. Do you temperament test with children, cats, or dogs?
A. Some of our cats are temperament tested, and we can sometimes test a cat or kitten by request.
Q. What are the responsibilities of a volunteer?
A. It varies, depending on the physical ability, skills, and age of each volunteer. We need volunteers to help maintain the cleanliness of our adoption center, volunteers to drop off and pick up cats from the vet, and volunteers to help with our online presence. Visit our volunteer application page for more information.
Q. What is the minimum age for volunteering?
A. Junior volunteers must be 14 or older, and have permission and a signed waiver from a parent or guardian.
Q. When do you need volunteers?
A. Our cleaning hours are every day from 8-10 a.m.
Q. How can I donate?
A. We can receive donations via our donation page, by donating directly to our veterinarians, or in-person at our adoption center in Mobile, Al.
Q. What can I donate?
A. We are in need of monetary donations, food donations, professional services donations (i.e. lawyer, printer, veterinary), and cleaning supplies.
Q. Where does the money go?
A. 100% of the funds we raise go to helping the cats and kittens in our care.
Q. How do I donate for a specific cat or kitten?
A. You can send a donation directly to our Paypal (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include the cat or kitten's name in the message.
Q. Are you a 501c3 non-profit?
A. Yes. We can provide you with a donation receipt for your taxes on request. Our EIN is 45-2275244
Q. How do I become a Project Purr foster?
A. We have a foster application, and all of your personal pets must be up to date on vaccinations and medications. We have a mandatory home visit, and we will need a veterinarian reference.
Surrendering A Cat or Kitten
Q. Do you take in cats from the public?
A. We primarily take in cats that are in danger of being euthanized at the Mobile County Animal Shelter. Occasionally we will agree to take in a cat or kitten under special circumstances. We will be happy to share your cat or kitten on our Facebook page, and you can email us (email@example.com) a photo of it with the cat's name, age, physical and behavioral condition, and a contact phone number or email that we can post publicly.
Q. I found a tiny kitten that I can't take care of. Can you help?
A. We will be happy to share your kitten on our Facebook page, where we can ask for local bottle-feeders to help out. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the information and a photo of it.age, physical and behavioral condition, and a contact phone number or email that we can post publicly.
Q. How do I care for a nursing kitten?
A. Any kitten should be seen by a veterinarian. There are some guides online that can also help you, such as this one: www.2ndchance.info/orphankitten.htm