How to Rehome Your Cat in a Responsible and Humane Way Reach Out to Your Local Animal Shelter. Avoid Posting Classified Ads. Use a Pet-Matching Service. Breed Rescues. Have All Veterinary Records on Hand. Advertise Through Your Network. Always Screen.
What to do with a cat you can't keep?
If you still can't keep your cat The next best option is to surrender your cat to the local council, an animal shelter or rescue organisation. This decision should not be taken lightly. Staff at pounds and shelters do their best to rehouse cats, and do find homes for many of them.
How can I give away my cat?
You can surrender your cat by bring him to an open admissions shelter or rescue organization. If ensuring your cat ends up adopted into a loving home is important to you, there is another option that will help your cat be seen by millions of potential adopters.
Do cats forget their owners when rehomed?
Also, cats often miss their previous owners when rehomed and try to find their way back. If you've just moved or taken in a new cat, keep a sharp eye on him for the first three weeks or so until he gets settled in his new place.