Another common reason people give for giving up a cat is that they are moving and “cannot take their cat”.

Plan Before Renting or Moving

Frankly, we are always flabbergasted when we hear this excuse. (We know that there are instances when moving is a valid reason for giving up a cat, but these cases are rare exceptions.) There is no reason why you can't expend a little extra time andeffort and find a suitable place to live where you can keep your cat.

If you happen to be reading this page before you have signed a lease, or otherwise committed to living arrangements, congratulations. You will find useful advice via of these links:

If you are a renter and are having difficulty with your landlord regarding your cat, you will find useful information at the Animal Law Defense Fund.