Surrender your Cat
Please be advised that we are only able to accept surrender applications from residents within Banyule and Nillumbik Councils or in emergency situations during the COVID-19 Health Pandemic. Our response time to any new surrender applications submitted will also be longer than normal.
At The Cat Protection Society, we understand that your circumstances can change and this can mean you can no longer look after your cat. Where possible, we will try and provide you with advice and resources so that you can keep your cat in your care, however do appreciate that this isn’t always an option.
Before surrendering your cat to The Cat Protection Society of Victoria, we recommend the following:
- Try to find them a new home with friends or a family member.
- If you are moving and need to find pet-friendly housing, try searching for Pet Friendly rentals at www.rentwithpets.com.au or you can contact Real Estate Agents in your area (most have a list of pet friendly rentals available)
- Behavioural problems? We may be able to help. Please contact our Shelter team on 03 8457 6500 to discuss
If you have no choice other than to surrender your cat to The Cat Protection Society, please complete the below Surrender Application Form. A member of our Adoptions Team will contact you as soon as able to discuss. Please note that all owned cats surrended to our Society will need to undergo an adoption assessment which considers your cats age, health, temperament, suitability for adoption and our available space. For this reason, surrender placements may not be immediate.