With the current COVID-19 global pandemic we are all faced with challenging times ahead. With the situation changing frequently, we will continue to assess and respond to these changes, because the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, foster carers, clients community and the animals in our care are our top priority.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: From 9am Monday, 20 September 2021 public viewing is NOT permitted of cats available for adoption however, adoptions services remain by appointment. All cats available for adoption are listed on the below page of our website. If you're interested in submitting an application for an animal, please complete the online form. If we think you may be a match, one of our team members will be in touch to arrange an appointment.
When visiting us onsite please ensure that you abide by the recommended density limits per building, wear a fitted face mask in all settings(unless an exemption applies), practice physical distancing at all times, utilise hand sanitising stations located around the site and sign in via the QR code when you arrive.
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GAWS receives thousands of animals into care each year and has over 200 animal pens onsite. Your annual sponsorship supports the animals in your pen by helping cover the costs of veterinary treatment, rehabilitation and all of the care they need during their stay. Annual Pen Pal sponsorship starts at as little as $50 per month.
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We've changed our adoption process...
To learn more about our new process click here.
If you are interested in adopting a new family member, please submit a 'CAT ADOPTION APPLICATION'. One of our friendly staff members will be in touch to make an appointment.
All cats are checked over by a vet, vaccinated, desexed, microchipped and given any treatments they may need. Our shelter team are experts at supporting you to make the right choice for your lifestyle.
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Cat Adoption Prices:
Kitten (under 6 months) - $225
Kitten special breed (e.g. Siamese, Burmese, Ragdoll) - $400
Adult cat (6 months+) - $120
Adult cat special breed (e.g. Siamese, Burmese, Ragdoll) - $300
Senior (any cat over 7 years old) - $50
Long term adult resident (100+ days) - $50 (Excludes kittens < 6 months of age and special breeds)
CAT ADOPTION APPLICATION
Please note: We have a limited number of kittens available for adoption at the moment and will no longer be taking general applications for kittens until further notice. Please only submit an application for a specific cat or kitten available for adoption.