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MadCat Pet Supplies
A huge thank you to MadCat for hosting our weekly fairs and hosting our cats and kittens in residence!


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Thank you to Nutzy Mutz & Crazy Catz for hosting our kittens in residence at their stores!

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We would like to thank Mounds Pet Food Warehouse for donating food and litter and hosting our cats in the Satellite Adoption Centers!

Tame Cat Adoptions

Make pet adoption your first option!

We have tame cats available for adoption to lifelong indoor-only homes. Our cats are delivered to their new owner to ensure they are going to a good home.

Dane County Friends of Ferals does not allow our cats and kittens to be declawed. We would be happy to talk to you about alternatives to declawing, such as gel caps, scratching posts and behavior modification. Read more about the problems caused by declawing and solutions to scratching problems.  Occasionally, we have several cats who are already declawed come into our rescue.  You can check with the Tame Adoption Coordinator or do a search on the website.

If you rent, please review your apartment's pet policy before you fill out the adoption application. Some landlords have restrictions on cats with claws, number or age of pets, require pet deposits and monthly fees, or do not allow pets at all. Some landlords can be convinced to allow you to use the nail caps (Soft Paws or Soft Claws) instead of requiring that the cat be declawed. So it is best to have that information on hand before you apply for a cat. Here is a list of pet friendly apartments from the Dane Co Humane Society.

Email tameadoptions@daneferals.org or call 608-467-4067 and select #2 to arrange a visit with the cats! 

Submit the Tame Cat Adoption Application Online!

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If you have filled out an adoption application but have not heard back from us in 3 days, please email tameadoptions@daneferals.org or call 467-4067 #2. We check our email/voice mail several times a day and will get back to you promptly.
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Tame Cat Adoption Fairs

Every Saturday from 12:00 until 3:30pm
MadCat Pet Supplies (7820 Mineral Point Rd, Madison)  

Cats and Kittens in Residence!

 Partners in the Community - these businesses are graciously hosting our animals.  Please give them  your business and check out our adoptable animals (Click on the link Our cats at Other Locations)!

We also partner with Mounds Pet Food Warehouse and have adoptable cats and kittens at their  Middleton and Sun Prairie locations.  

 Special Kitty Adoptions

Please email the Tame Adoption Coordinator (tameadoptions@daneferals.org) if you are interested in adopting a special forever friend.

Looking for more information about FIV? Visit the Best Friends Animal Society website!   


 Adoption Forms

 All tame cat adopters must complete an application and contract prior to adoption. Please keep in mind not all of our cats are at the fairs so if you find a cat you would like to meet, please contact Tame Adoption Coordinator who will then connect you with the foster.

 Email tameadoptions@daneferals.org or call 608-467-4067 and select #2 to arrange a visit with the cats!

 Adoption Application

 Option 1)
Submit the Tame Cat Adoption Application Online

 Option 2)
Download the form and email it back to us.

Adoption Contract to be completed upon receipt of the cat

 Friendly cat adoption fees (as of 9/2/10):
  • $100 for one kitten (up to 6 months)
  • $150 for a pair of kittens
  • $60 for one adult cat (6 months and older)
  • $100 for a pair of bonded adult cats. We will not separate bonded pairs.
  • $130 for one adult cat and one kitten
  • $20 for a special kitty (FIV, FeLV, etc)
  • $20 for a senior cat

If you are adopting a cat from Mounds please note that we honor Mounds' prices:

  • $200 for a pair of kittens
  • $40 for one adult cat 6 months and older
  • $60 for a pair of cats
  • $20 for a senior cat, 6 years and older
  • $145 for an adult cat and a kitten
  • $125 for one kitten (up to 6 months)

Our adoption fees are a real bargain considering the amount of care and treatment our cats receive before being adopted. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, treated for worms (if needed) and tested for Feline Leukemia (FeLV).  Cats six months and older are also tested for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). Additional donations are very much appreciated.


627 Post Road  •  Madison, WI 53713  •  (608) 467-4067 •  info [ at ] daneferals.org