Believe it or not, George isn’t at (your) home! I was found as a stray cat not long ago. Even then I was very friendly, but no owner came forward, so I’m here at the shelter to find my forever family.

I’m a very nice, mellow, cheeky fella. I am 3 years young. I love being petted and will gladly return the affection. Once in a while I might let you know if I’ve had enough affection, so just keep your eyes on me and my luscious cheeks! I’m looking for a nice place where I can get lots of love, play with my toys, and explore around.

I can’t say if I’ve been around other cats before but I’m happy to get to know them with you. I have no problem being the only cat either, so bring it on either way. You know, we’re living in a society! All fine societies need a cat like me around!

I’m very lucky I came to the Monmouth County SPCA because they adopt out lots of FIV+ kitties, and many shelters unfortunately euthanize them.

FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) means when exposed to kitty germs, FIV+ cats are more susceptible to catching something than a cat without. With limited resources to care for so many animals (sick or otherwise), many shelters have no choice but to euthanize those likeliest to get sick, and FIV+ cats are always at the top of the list.

Studies have shown FIV+ kitties can live just as happy, healthy and long of a life as a cat without FIV. A positive FIV status becomes a problem with outdoor cats that must fend for themselves and fight over limited resources. When an FIV+ kitty is kept indoors, fed good food, given lots of love, and taken for regular vet visits, their lifespan and quality of life can be the same as a cat without FIV.

Let’s enjoy a great life together!

Betty Blep
Betty Blep
Betty Blep

How to Adopt a Pet

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We only do adoptions in person (please bring all family members). Adoptions are by appointment!

We only do adoptions in person (please bring all family members).

We will ask you to fill out a Pets and People Adoption Survey and talk to an Adoption Counselor, who will help you find your perfect match. 

Adopting a pet is a lifelong commitment, so finding the right match is very important.

Finding the perfect pet takes time. The process usually takes at least an hour, so please plan accordingly. All adoption paperwork must be submitted to the front desk one hour before closing.

Adopters are encouraged to bring their own carrier or leash and collar.

Adoption Fees

Dogs

  • Dogs 7 years and older: $100
  • Dogs over 6 months: $250
  • Puppies under 6 months: $550

Cat Adoption Fees

  • Cats 7 years and older, $50
  • Cats over 6 months $100 and $50 for each additional cat
  • Kittens under 6 months $150, $75 for each additional kitten

Other Furry Creatures

  • Mice, Hamsters, Rats $15
  • Guinea Pigs $30
  • Rabbits, Chinchillas, Ferrets $100
  • All exotics are half price fees for a second friend

Payment

We accept Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

We cannot accept checks for adoption fees.

Our Fees Cover:

– Microchipping and Registration
– Spaying/Neutering
– Age Appropriate Vaccinations
– Combination Testing for Cats
– Heartworm Testing for Dogs
– Ear Cleaning
– Nail Clipping
– Worming for Intestinal Worms
– Flea Treatment (if old enough)

...and TLC at no charge!

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