Not Sure If I Should Contact The Shelter About This.

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Halloween Kitty
Purred: Fri Mar 11, '11 9:07am PST 
I took 12 cats/kittens to a shelter last week, I have another post about it here. I was not feeling totally comfortable with the shelter once I got there, but I had to leave them.

Anyways, their profiles are not showing up on their site as adoptable. I search Petfinder and the shelter shows up, as do profiles for 8 cats that have been up there since last week, but the 12 I brought are not up there yet. I checked the date that she added the last cat and it was added a few hours before I brought the 12.

I'm not sure if I should contact her or why they wouldn't be there yet.


headed for the- light.
Purred: Fri Mar 11, '11 10:12am PST 
Maybe you could volunteer to help take pictures, write the copy, etc. At our local shelters they are so often overwhelmed that it takes several weeks for a kitty to be listed.


Growing up with - TORTITUDE
Purred: Fri Mar 11, '11 1:38pm PST 
I would give the shelter a call and ask about them. It will give you peace of mind. Plus then next time you will know if you should bring kitties to them or not.

Hoping for the best for the 12 kitties.


I am the queen- of stubborn!
Purred: Fri Mar 11, '11 9:05pm PST 
Were the kitties all spayed and neutered? Up to date on vaccs and did they have health records? If not, the shelter may need to take care of those things before they can be put up for adoption. Also, new cats to a shelter generally are held for a time to make sure they don't break with a medical condition such as ringworm, upper respiratory infection or anything that could be spread to the general population. There could be many good reasons that they are not up yet, but if it eases your mind, give them a call.


Princess Forever
Purred: Sat Mar 12, '11 8:54am PST 
Give them a call....My Natasha was not listed until she was cleared. I saw her first but they needed to check her out. Once, she had a clear medical record, I could adopt her. For peace of mind, give them a call if they are a good place they won't mind....