Cat Surrender Form

Please complete and submit the information below as fully as possible. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) MUST be completed or the form will not submit properly. If you have multiple animals, please submit a separate form for each animal.

What to expect once you've submitted the form
After you've clicked on 'Submit', you should see a page thanking you for contacting us and confirming someone will be in touch. A member of PAWS’ staff will contact you within 72 hours. Due to a higher than normal volume of pets being surrendered, there may be delays in our response time and we appreciate your patience.

If you do not see the thank you page after clicking 'Submit', or are experiencing problems completing the form, please email for technical assistance. 

Please note: we are located in Lynnwood, Washington approximately 20 miles north of Seattle, and we do not accept re-homing requests from outside Washington State.

Cat Description

Is the cat declawed?*

General Behavior

Check the terms that best describe your cat:*
Is your cat afraid of anything?*
Is your cat litter box-trained?*
Does the cat sometimes not use the litter box?*
Does the cat sometimes urinate (pee) inappropriately?*
If yes, does the cat urinate:
Does the cat sometimes defecate (poop) inappropriately?*
Have you changed the litter type?
Have you moved the location of the litter box?
Is your cat spayed/neutered?*
Has your cat been checked by a vet recently?*
Is the cat ever destructive?*
Does the cat ever behave aggressively when touched on certain parts of the body?*
How does the cat respond to being brushed, bathed and having toenails trimmed?*
Has the cat ever bitten anyone?*
Did it break the skin?
Does the cat have access to a cat door?*
Does the cat have a scratching post?*
If yes, what kind of post?
Does the cat use the scratching post?
Where does the cat sleep?*

Behavior with Others

Has the cat lived with children?*
How did the cat respond to the children?
How did the children play with the cat?
Did the children help take care of the cat?
Has the cat lived with other cats?*
What was the cat’s response to the other cat(s)?
Has the cat lived with dogs?*
What was the cat’s response to the dog(s)?
Has the cat lived with any animals other than dogs or cats?*


Does the cat have any chronic medical problems?*

Owner/Guardian Information