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How It Works

Most of our cats are in foster homes. However, we rotate cats through the adoption center at the Powers Petsmart (NE Powers & Constitution). Potential adopters can visit them during regular store hours. We have volunteers at the adoption center every Saturday from 11am-3pm for our regular adoption fair. Volunteers can also meet potential adopters by appointment with a filled out application.

We ask that a potential adoptor fill out our adoption form after selecting a possible new pet. This adoption form is a questionaire that helps us determine if the adoptor's situation is compatible with the selected pet's personality. This is why it is important that the possible new pet be selected before the application process. If the adoption counselors decide that the situation and pet's personality are not compatible, that by no means is an indication of the adoptor's suitability as a pet owner.

Applications are available at the adoption center, by calling our hotline at 719 591-4640, emailing us at cats@colorado9lives.com, or downloading here. Completed applications can be emailed to cats@colorado9lives.com

9 Lives is no longer accepting dogs. If you need to return a dog adopted in 2011 or later please leave a message on our hotline at 719 591-4640 or email info@colorado9lives.com. If you need to return a dog adopted from 9 Lives prior to 2011, contact Lucky Dog Rescue at 719 433-0131 or email rescueme@bealuckydog.com.

Adoption Fees

The adoption fee includes: FELV/FIV test, spay or neuter, one to three distemper shots (depending on the age of the cat), a rabies shot if old enough and a microchip.

The fee varies with the cat. Please call 719 591-4640 or email cats@colorado9lives.com for the adoption fee of a specific cat or kitten.