How to Adopt a Cat

Thank you for considering adopting a rescue cat! Here are the steps you’ll need to take to adopt a cat from CPA!

Step One: Find the Right Cat

Browse our cats online or come to one of our adoption events to meet our cats.

View Available Cats

Step Two: Adopt a Cat

Once you’ve found the right cat for you, you’re ready to adopt.

Complete Adoption Application


  • You must fill out an application and meet with an adoption counselor.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must show a picture ID with your current address. If this isn’t available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.

Our cat adoption fee varies by cat, but the general breakdown is:

  • Cats under 1 year old: $80
  • Cats over 1 year old: $50

Double your pleasure, Double your fun:  Discount applies if adopting 2 felines!

This fee includes:

  • spay or neuter surgery
  • feline leukemia testing
  • first or more vaccinations
  • first or more de-worming treatment
  • flea treatment
  • microchip
  • personality evaluation
  • one month of pet insurance.

Accepted forms of payment include cash, check or money order payable to Clermont Pets Alive!

Complete Adoption Application

Step Three: Follow the Post-Adoption Instructions

Congratulations on finding your new family member! Don’t forget to complete the post-adoption instructions:

  • You will receive with the adoption paperwork from us, your new cat’s medical records and microchip information.
  • Your 24 PetWatch insurance information will be emailed to you within a couple of days after the adoption.  If you do not receive this email, please contact us at
  • Activate your free 30 day pet insurance by calling 1-877-291-1524 or visiting with the confirmation code emailed to you. Note the insurance must be confirmed within 7 days of adoption and does not cover pre-existing conditions. Once you have confirmed the insurance, coverage will begin on the second midnight following activation.
  • If you need some help before then, call us at 513-279-2276 or send an email to
  • If you need behavior help with your new cat, please email us at

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