CDPA Cat Adoptions
Thank you for your interest in adopting from the CDPA!

Please note we are only accepting applications specifically for the cats listed below. If you have any questions about adopting, please email Please only submit ONE APPLICATION FORM, even if you are interested in multiple cats - if you do not match to the cat of your choice, you may be matched with another cat that suits your preference.
Email *
What cat are you interested in? *
We are ONLY accepting applications specifically for the cats listed below. Please select any cats you are interested in applying for.
Adopter *
Please enter your full name.
Number *
Please use a phone number we can easily contact you from.
Address *
Please provide your full address. You may be required to travel to Dublin to pick up your new cat if you live in a different county.
Adopter's Occupation *
Partner's Occupation *
Please answer no if not applicable.
Why do you want a cat, especially from a rescue? *
Have you ever owned a cat before? *
If you have have a cat before, where are they now? *
Do you have any other pets and are they are up to date with vaccines, microchipped, and neutered? *
If yes, please list types, ages, and if they are cat friendly.
Are you prepared to be patient and spend time allow a new cat or kitten to settle in? *
What type of accommodation do you live in? *
If you are renting, can you provide written permission from the landlord or management company to have cat(s)? *
This proof can be listed on your lease agreement or in a form of an email from the landlord or leasing company.
Does your accommodation open onto a busy road? *
Do you have a plan for the cat(s) if you move? *
What is your residency status? *
Where will the cat(s) be during the day? *
Where will the cat(s) sleep at night or where will you place their bed? *
Which areas in your home will the cat have access to and where will they be restricted? *
Will the cat(s) be kept: *
How would you settle the cat(s) in your home? *
Are you open to adopt: *
You can choose multiple choices.
Is there a type of cat or colour you do NOT want? *
What gender of cat(s) do you want? *
Are you aware of all the costs required for cat care? *
This includes the cost of quality wet and dry food, litter, flea and worm protection, top-up vaccines, toys and scratching posts, regular vet care, and emergencies.
Do you understand that cats need regular check-ups at the vet? *
If a cat starts to hide or show a change in personality, behaviour, or diet, this can mean they are in pain and need to be taken to a vet.
How many adults live in your house? *
If you have children that live in your home, please state their ages. *
If you have no children, please answer no.
Does cat hair trigger asthma or allergies with anyone in the household? *
Where will the cat(s) stay when you go away or on holidays? *
Where will you put a litter tray and who will clean it out? *
Do you realise there will be cat hair all over the house especially on furniture/clothes and that cats may scratch furniture? *
Cat scratch posts are recommended and will help with scratching.
Please give the name and address of your vet: *
What is your opinion on neutering? *
CDPA requires a virtual home check through WhatsApp video call where we ask you for a virtual tour of your home. *
We require at least one owner of the house or primary lease holder to be in the video call. A virtual home check is required instead of a member of CDPA visiting your home because of current COVID-19 restrictions.
In which scenario would you return your cat(s) to CDPA? *
Are there any other comments you would like to make in support of your application? *
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I confirm that I am over 18 years of age. I agree that all statements I have made on this form are true. If it is found that any statement I have made on this form are not true and/or I can not show proof of payment of the agreed Adoption Donation Fee, the adopted animal can be confiscated. If for any reason after I adopt, I am unable to keep it, I will return the animal(s) to the CDPA. *
If you not hear from us, it does not mean that your interest was not suitable, it just means that there were others ahead of you. We will contact you when we can match the suitable cat(s) with your application. When you "SUBMIT" your interest, the CDPA will be notified and will retain your personal data in accordance to GDPR regulations. You can opt out of this at any time and withdraw your application by emailing Please note that your application may be shared within CDPA and its volunteers to facilitate the processing of your application. Any further correspondence (emails/calls/messages/photos/videos/etc) to individual volunteers, may be shared internally to CDPA and to other volunteers to facilitate the processing of your queries. CDPA does not share your information with any Third Parties. 'CDPA' refers to The Cat and Dog Protection Association in affiliation with the ISPCA. I have read and understood the above. *
Adopter's Signature *
Today's Date *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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