Does it cost money to surrender my cat to Cat Haven?

There is a nominal $50 fee for bringing an owned cat to Cat Haven. And, a donation would be appreciated as we are majority funded through community donations, with only minimal government funding received from time to time. Every cat surrendered to Cat Haven costs us for care, on average, $35.00 per day. If the cat is surrendered without an appointment in advance, the charge is $100.

If you decide to use the services of our Ranger, a small service fee is charged - to be advised at the time of booking.

Surrendering Stray Cats

If you find a stray and wish to hand it in to Cat Haven we ask for a $10 donation if possible to help with keeping the cat at the shelter.

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If you are unable to continue to care for your cat, Cat Haven will take it from you.

Behavioural issues are one of the most common reasons people may surrender their cat to Cat Haven for rehoming.

Surrenders are by appointment only, Monday to Friday - check our website home page for seasonal opening hours (Excluding Christmas...

Cat Haven has a small group of dedicated volunteers who pick up cats for us when required.