Giving up your cat for adoption
These resources can help you keep your pet, or find them a good home when that's not an option.
- Before you part with your pet, check out the resources available to help pet owners. Photo by Cynoclub/Shutterstock
If you’re struggling financially, annoyed by your pet's behavior, experiencing pet allergies or having trouble finding housing that welcomes your pets, our resources can help.
Pet-related problems can be frustrating, and you may feel that giving up your pet is the only solution. But before you take that step, check out the resources available to help pet owners resolve problems that may seem overwhelming. Best case scenario: You won’t have to part with your friend after all. But if you do, our tips can help you find your pet a loving new home.
Pet behavior issues? You may not have to give up your pet.
Many behavior problems can be caused by a treatable medical condition. For example, a housetrained pet may begin urinating in the house due to a urinary tract infection that a veterinarian can diagnose and easily treat.
If there’s no physical cause for the problem, remember that many common pet behavioral issues have simple solutions. Check out our tips below, or consider consulting an animal behaviorist or trainer in your community. Your local animal shelters or rescue groups may offer low-cost veterinary care or training services or be able to refer you to other organizations that offer these services. Find your local shelters and rescues by visiting The Shelter Pet Project and entering your zip code.
- Need help with your cat’s behavior? Check out our resources for information on how to calm frightened cats, how to stop destructive scratching or chewing, how to solve litterbox issues, how to help pets get along with each other and more.
- Need help with your dog’s behavior? Check out our resources for information on how to prevent chewing or digging, how to housetrain your dog, how to teach your dog to feel comfy in their crate, how to keep your dog from barking excessively or escaping your yard and more.
Housing problems? You may not have to give up your pet.
If you are having trouble finding animal-friendly housing, or experiencing other pet-related housing difficulties such as a nuisance complaint, check out our resources on keeping pets welcome in rental housing.
Pet allergies? You may not have to give up your pet.
See our resources on how you can have a happy, healthy life with your furry companions, even if you’re allergic to them.
Trouble affording your pet’s care? You may not have to give up your pet.
Anyone can experience an unexpected financial crisis. Don’t panic: Many national, state and local organizations provide assistance with pet food and other essentials, behavioral advice and training, and low-cost or free spay/neuter and other veterinary care.
Your local animal shelters or rescue groups can also be a great resource for free or low-cost pet assistance. Find your local shelters and rescues by visiting The Shelter Pet Project and entering your zip code.Which internet provider is best? How long transfer from paypal to bank? Who interview amber heard? Why working from home is bad? Who biomedical engineering? Where to use overcome? Where to travel for activities? Where aircraft maintenance? Where can i get a copy of my degree? How create a gmail account? Which influence ocean salinity? What generation is 2011? What overcome challenges? Where to get influence stellaris? How far has opportunity traveled? How much internet does youtube use? How many means of egress required residential? Why meaning in punjabi? Where do the best engineers work? How much career care? How much grow big should i use? How leaders influence others? Where is the activities overview? How internet works? How industries cause air pollution? How much subject in commerce? How interview went? How users register in sip? Which skills are in demand? How to do blogger? Why architects wear black? Who am i questions? How to diagram a family tree? Which industrial products pollute the atmosphere? How much developer to toner? How often is frequent? How often do rocket leaders move? Why user centered design? How many internet users are there in the world? What industries are related to agriculture? How many machine learning algorithms are there? How machine gun kelly? How subject in commerce? What industrial engineers do? Where to buy influence book? When your favorite color is blue? When dev uthani gyaras 2022? Where to sample cologne? Where are leaders found? Is there an algorithm for everything? How research informs theory development? How internet speed is measured? How influence social media? How many diagrams are there in uml? Improvement from? Skills where needed? How many leaders are there in the world? Who favorite to win love island 2022? When meaning in hindi? How much activity after embryo transfer? How much recruitment agencies charge? Whom examples questions? Who uses telegram? When was classification system invented? Why vacancies occur? How much industry pe ratio is good? How many industrial robots are in operation today? Who machine gun kelly has dated? Why engineering is interesting? Where to publish leadership articles? Which marketing career is right for me? Where research questions? When intelligence is a curse? How many means subtraction or addition? Who has been interviewed? Where you from means? Who marketing code? How many leadership books are there? Where to job shadow? Where degree is a sand wedge? How many grow bags do i need? From where internet service can get? When dev diwali? Why activities are important for students? Where internet started? How many improvement exam for class 12 cbse 2022? How engineering works? How subject works in angular? Where to working papers? When engineering started? Which questions about risk should? Why improving english is important? Where the industrial revolution took place? How often is derivative classification training required? How often should leadership teams meet? Which means almost the same as experience? How many make the cut at the masters? When industrial revolution started in britain? How far an object be from the pole of a concave mirror? Where generation computers? What marketing jobs are there? Where to sample tom ford cologne? Which working environment is more user friendly? What maintenance does an air conditioner need? How math was created? How long theory test take? What workshop is best bannerlord? How often should leadership teams meet? How algorithm complexity is measured? Where subject complement? Where to play activities? How research works in war thunder? How interview a candidate? How blogger earn money? What theory is charles darwin famous for? Where answer the question? Where object and? How important is sleep for muscle growth?