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Relinquish a Cat

Relinquish or Surrender a Cat

We understand that giving up a pet is a difficult decision and that sometimes there is no other option.

This application will allow us to better assess the needs of your pet and ensure we have the resources to care for them. Please answer honestly, so we can provide the best service for you and the best care for your pet.


After reviewing this application, a medical exam will be scheduled. No intake is final until after our medical staff has conducted a physical exam of the pet for health and safety. All surrenders are dependent on shelter space availability and medical resources.

Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue does not require a fee to surrender an animal, but we do ask you to consider leaving a donation to support the continued care of your cat.  The cost to care for and to re-home a pet can be quite substantial depending on the age and health of a pet. The average cost of care is $250-$300 per pet.

If you have any questions, please call us at 303-744-6076

Resources to help you keep your cat:​

Pet Friendly Apartments:

Find pet friendly apartments on or on Apartment List. You can also reference Apartment List's Ultimate Guide to Apartment Living With a Pet.

Litter box issues:

Please always seek the advice of a veterinarian to rule out medical issues. You may also read this article by the ASPCA for additional tips:

Destructive scratching tips:

If you need any other cat behavioral tips the staff at RMFR would love to help you! Please call us at 303-744-6076

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