Barn Cat Program

Barn cats will help keep down the rodent population while you provide them a safe place to live. And, because these cats are already spayed or neutered, you won't have to worry about endless litters of kittens. 

A barn cat is simply an outdoor cat that is not interested in living in a home, but more interested in life outside. Barn cats can range anywhere from feral to friendly, depending on what you're looking for. We do recommend a barn or other secure outdoor structure that can serve as a safe place for your barn cat to live. 

Barn placement is the last chance at life for these cats. Without barn adopters, they have nowhere else to go. If you have a working barn or a safe building for shelter from the elements, you have the perfect set up for a barn cat!

Cats placed into our Barn Cat Program fall into three main categories. Please consider these categories when submitting your application:

1. Feral (not socialized, not friendly)

2. Semi-feral (some socialization)

3. Semi-friendly (some socialization, may allow some petting and become friendlier over time)

 

What we provide.

Barn cats have an adoption fee of $35. This includes:

  • Spay or neuter

  • Rabies

  • FVRCP Vaccination

  • FelV/FIV test

 

All cats available for adoption to barns are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and FIV/FeLV tested. When you adopt a barn cat, we will provide support and information to acclimate your new cat to the barn. It's easy to help them feel like your barn is their home!

What you will need.

When you adopt a cat from our barn cat program you agree to provide:

  • Shelter in a barn, warehouse, outbuilding or stable

  • Daily food and water - cats cannot live on mousing alone

  • Long-term veterinary care, as needed

  • A secure place to keep them for the first 2-3 weeks while they acclimate to their new home. This can be an enclosure that they can't escape from. 

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