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Some progress made on the cat front. In other words, I overcame a couple of anxiety hurdles. First hurdle was to get the script into the office so they could make a copy. Did that early in the morning, then took care of other errands. In the afternoon during my husband's appointment I called the Humane Society of Ottawa County where I wanted to go to see what their prices for cats were and what their adoption process entailed. The cats there were $90, and for the adoption form you had to have two personal referrals and a vet referral. The personal referrals I could come up with, but how am I supposed to come up with a vet referral when I haven't had a pet for six years? I asked as much, and they told me they might be able to waive it, but that's really what they look for.

So I called the Humane Society of Sandusky County (where I live) and asked the same questions. Cats under a year are $90, while cats a year or older are $70. The adoption process was a simple form, no referrals necessary. So after discussing it with a friend and my husband, I went out to the Sandusky County Humane Society and filled out the application, and met with some of the cats (though not all of them. I was too nervous and had been gone a while already).

I should hear back by next week Friday. The front desk lady put a note on my application for the lady that goes over them, because she thought it was real commendable that I want to let the cat choose me.

I really, really hope this goes through.

Date: 2017-04-07 04:15 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] venivididolli
venivididolli: (Default)
Why are they so expensive? There are so many cats in need of a good home that it's appalling that you're paying that much for one.

Date: 2017-04-07 04:26 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] venivididolli
venivididolli: (DF Bess thoughtful)
I think they typically are, but it still seems pricey to me. Maybe it's because I've been in FL awhile now and there's a feral cat problem so I think our fees are really low.

Date: 2017-04-07 05:48 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] strongheartmaid
strongheartmaid: (stella)
wishing you luck on the adoption process!

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