The AWLMC adoption program has the responsibility of ensuring that AWLMC cats and kittens are placed into responsible and loving forever homes. The adoption program duties include organizing and setting up both shelter and off-site adoption programs, coordinating with the foster and shelter programs, screening potential adopters, following up with adopters, and providing counseling to families pre and post adoption
The Adoption Process
Potential adopters are required to complete an adoption application. The applicant is then interviewed by an AWLMC adoption counselor. The AWLMC counselor must speak to all adults in the household. For adopters who rent, we must see a copy of the lease indicating that pets are allowed. Adopters must provide proof of identification. The AWLMC discourages the adoption of young kittens to households with children under the age of 4 years. The AWLMC does not adopt single young kittens to households where the kitten will be alone, without human or other animal companionship, for more than 4 hours per day. Veterinary information on the other animals in the household is required. We can request home visits or vet checks prior to adoption. All adopters are required to complete an adoption contract at the time of adoption. We follow up adoptions with phone calls, e-mails, or home visits.
The adoption fees are designed to meet the veterinary costs incurred by the AWLMC and include all shots and spaying/neutering of animals. All AWLMC animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption.
For kittens or cats the fee is $75.00.
adoption line at 301-740-2511
These rules are subject to change.
If you have any questions regarding our adoption policies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org