(over 1 year)
All dogs are spayed/neutered prior to adoption and leaving the shelter They will also be up-to-date on their distemper and rabies vaccinations. Our dogs are also microchipped.
(1 year and under)
Puppies must be spayed/neutered before they can be adopted and leave the shelter. They will also be up to date on both distemper and rabies vaccinations. Puppies will also be microchipped.
Adoption Fees Cats: $80 (over 1 year) and Kittens $100 (1 year and under)
- All cats are spayed/neutered and up-to-date on their rabies and distemper vaccinations and are microchipped. Cats are also now tested for both FIV and feline leukemia.
- All kittens are up-to-date on their distemper vaccinations, and if old enough, they will have their rabies vaccination. Kittens must be spayed/neutered before they can be adopted.
- Declawing involves amputating the entire part of the 10 front toes including MOST of the first knuckle.
- A comparison in humans would be cutting off a persons finger at the last joint.
- Declawing, whether performed using a scalpel or laser, is a very painful procedure.
- Nerves, tendons, and muscles are severed along with joints making recovery from declawing painful and lengthy.
- Declawing robs a cat of an integral means of balance, movement and defense.
- Scratching Posts offer an alternative to scratching furniture.
- Discourage your cat from clawing furniture by using an adversive scent or spray on furniture which cats generally do not like such as citrus.
- Keep your cats nails trimmed if the claws are clipped as needed cats will have less desire to remove the husks of dead claws through scratching.
- Nail caps are available commercially to cover the claws.-Declawing is banned in many other countries because it is considered cruel.