Adoption Process
Here's what you can expect when visiting the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter
Huntington Cat Shelter Adoption Policies:
  • Upon arriving at Huntington Cat Shelter you will be guided through our shelter with an adoption counselor, who will show you all pets you are interested in, as well as pets that fit your lifestyle.

  • You must be 21 years of age or older to adopt.

  • All household members must come to Huntington Cat Shelter to meet your new pet.

  • Upon finding the ideal pet for you, you and the adoption counselor will place the animal on hold for 24  hours.

  • Town of Huntington Cat Shelter does not do same day adoptions. 

  • During this time our adoption counselors will check two personal references for the adopters, as well as perform a veterinarian check. 

  • If you have a landlord, we will check your buildings policies on pet ownership.

  • Upon completing this process, the adopters will come back the next day and take their newly adopted pet home, and will get to take a family photo with their pet. Congratulations!

  • If you have a another pet a animal interaction is required. This is usually the last step in the adoption process. 

  • Spay or neuter

  • Medical examination for general good health.

  • Preliminary vaccinations.

  • Microchip identification implant.

  • Temporary Collar and ID tag.

  • Fourteen-day post-adoption health support.

  • Lifetime of LOVE.