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9 Cat Adoption Centres in Singapore 2021 Including Adoption Fees and Costs

Adopting a cat is one of the best decisions you can make. Not only will you have an adorable companion, you are helping to save a life too!

We’ve compiled a list of 9 popular cat adoption centres in Singapore along with their prices.

For all other pets, check out our guide to the best pet adoption centres in Singapore!

Where to Adopt Cats in Singapore

1. Animal Lovers League

Adoption fee: Free

Animal Lovers League is Singapore’s largest and oldest registered animal charity. They are able to house up to 700 animals including cats and dogs in their no-kill facility. If you are interested in adopting a dog, check out our guide to the best dog adoption centres in Singapore!

Email: general@animalloversleague.com
WhatsApp: 9670 8052 (Mohan)
Address: The Animal Lodge, 59 Sungei Tengah Road, Block Q #01-29, Singapore 699014
Opening hours: By appointment only

2. Cat Welfare Society

Adoption fee: $40 – $80

Established in 1999, CWS is a public cat adoption board which was founded following a newspaper report about 5 kittens being burnt alive in a box. This incident spurred like-minded cat lovers to come together to help better the lives of stray cats in Singapore.

While CWS doesn’t impose a fixed adoption fee, it’s recommended that fosterers charge between $40 – $80 so that they can care for more cats. Hence, adoption fees may be higher in cases where extensive treatment was needed.

In such cases, do ensure to check with the fosterer to find out what procedure had been done.

While CWS doesn’t impose a fixed adoption fee, it’s recommended that fosterers charge between $40 – $80 so that they can care for more cats. Hence, adoption fees may be higher in cases where extensive treatment was needed.

In such cases, do ensure to check with the fosterer to find out what procedure had been done.

Email: info@catwelfare.org

3. Causes for Animals Singapore

Adoption fee: $100 – $150

CAS works with other local animal welfare organisations to promote sustainable and ethical treatments of street dogs and cats. By doing so, they hope to strive towards a stray-free country.

Adoption fees are dependent on procedures done.

Email: adoption@causesforanimals.com
Phone: 9793 7162 / 9697 3491

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4. Love Kuching Project

Adoption fee: $65

Love Kuching Project is a community-based cat rescue group that rescues and rehabilitates ill or injured strays before nursing them back to health.

Aside from putting these cats up for adoption, they also have a cat therapy initiative. An Outreach Team is formed to conduct therapy sessions for seniors in nursing homes as well as for special needs students.

Another way to be involved is to sign up as a play/clean volunteer. Based on a strict schedule, you’ll play with the cats and help to clean them after according to your availability.

Email: assist@lovekuchingproject.org

5. Mutts & Mittens

Adoption fee: $250

In addition to pet boarding services, Mutts & Mittens works with various welfare groups to help rescue and rehome cats and dogs in need. For animals who are unable to get adopted, Mutts & Mittens continues to provide shelter and care for them till they grow old.

Email: info@muttsnmittens.com
Phone: 6583 7371 / 6583 7372
Address: Lucky Cat Inn, 175 Guillemard Road, Singapore 399721

6. Project Save Our Street Kittens Singapore

Adoption fee: Free

In collaboration with the Cat Welfare Society, Project SOSK was started by Claire and Julia to provide specialised neonatal care for orphaned and sick kittens in Singapore.

This project focuses mainly on kittens that are 4 weeks old and younger. However, they sometimes help to rescue and rehome adult cats as well. Do visit their Facebook page for updates on cats available for adoption.

While they don’t accept monetary donations currently, you can help support their efforts by donating the supplies as requested on their page. You can also message them to find out what they need.

7. Purely Adoptions

2 cats up for adoption at Purely Adoptions

Adoption fee: $100 – $250

Purely Adoptions Limited started in 2009 to share community posts about stray animals and pets that are available for adoption. In just 3 years, it expanded to 15,000 members.

Apart from posting on Facebook, the team goes the extra mile by visiting shelters and speaking to people in the rescue scene to see how else they can contribute.

Email: hello@purelyadoptions.com
Phone: 9001 8848

8. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

Adoption fee: $25 – $200

The SPCA is an animal protection organisation set up to combat the alarm cases of pet abuse and abandonment in Singapore. You’ll be able to find dogs, cats and other small pets up for adoption here.ore making a decision.

Email: enquiries@spca.org.sg
Phone: 6287 5355
Address: 50 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 699012
Opening hours: By appointment only

Type of CatAdoption Fee
Under 6 months
Adult cats
6 months to under 7.5 years
Adult cats
• Above 7.5 years or
• Stayed in SPCA over 1 year or
• Has special needs / require long-term medical care
Pedigrees and crosses
Under 7.5 years

9. The Cat Museum / Kitten Sanctuary

Adoption fee: $80 – $150

To date, The Cat Museum has rescued more than 400 cats. Following the closure of the site, they have joined forces with a group of volunteers to start Kitten Sanctuary.

Rescue efforts are heavily promoted on the original Cat Museum Facebook page since the presence there is a lot stronger. However, you can follow both pages and contact either one entity to express your adoption and donation interests.

Email: purr@kittensanctuarysg.org
Address: 737A North Bridge Road, Singapore 198705
Opening hours: By appointment only

Type of CatAdoption Fee
Pedigree kittens$150
Adult cats$80

Some other cat adoption centres that you may consider are:

Mdm Wong’s Shelter and Friends
Noah’s Ark CARES
Voices For Animals

Process of Adopting a Cat in Singapore

Infographic showing the cat adoption process in Singapore

There are 2 ways you can find cats for adoption:

  1. Go for scheduled adoption drives and interact with cats. These events will usually be updated on each adoption centre’s Facebook page.
  2. Alternatively, you can browse their website to view the cats available for adoption.

Once you have a cat in mind,

  1. Express your interest to the organiser or adoption centre.
  2. An interview and home-visit will be arranged.
  3. A 2-week homestay trial will be conducted. In some cases, it may be done for a month or longer.
  4. Once the match is deemed suitable, you’ll be asked to sign an adoption form.
  5. The adoption centre will continue to check on your progress periodically as deemed necessary.
This procedure may differ for the various shelters and adoption centres. You are advised to contact your preferred cat shelter for more information.

Cat Adoption Fees in Singapore

Adoption fees depend on several factors such as the cat’s age and how long they’ve been up for adoption.

Furthermore, the adoption fees collected by most adoption centres only help to partially cover treatments and procedures like vaccinations and sterilisation.

Cat Adoption CentreAdoption FeeFee Covers
Animal Lovers LeagueFree-
Cat Welfare Society$40 – $80
(To be confirmed with fosterer)
Depends on fosterer
Causes for Animals Singapore$100 - $150
  • Vaccination
  • De-worming
  • Flea and tick treatment
  • Microchipping
  • Love Kuching Project$65-
    Mutts & Mittens$250
  • Vaccination
  • Sterilisation
  • Microchipping
  • Project Save Our Street KittensFree
  • Vaccination
  • De-worming and de-fleaing
  • Vet-checked
  • Sterilisation
  • Purely Adoptions$100 - $250
  • Sterilisation
  • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)$25 - $200
  • Vaccination
  • Sterilisation
  • De-worming
  • Microchipping
  • Registration
  • Licensing
  • The Cat Museum / Kitten Sanctuary$80 - $150
  • Vaccination
  • De-worming and de-fleaing
  • Medication
  • Sterilisation
  • Sterilisation and Vaccination Costs for Cats in Singapore

    It’s important that your cat gets the proper vaccinations, sterilisation and routine medical and dental care.

    In case any of these procedures aren’t provided by the adoption centre, here’s a list of common procedures and treatment costs for cats in Singapore.

    Basic Health Check$45
    Core Vaccination 4-in-1$40
    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus$50
    Feline Leukaemia Vaccination (FeLV)$43
    Dental Scaling$191
    Sterilisation$156 - $260
    (Costs less for males)
    Microchipping$50 - $90

    Aside from having these procedures done, you may want to consider getting pet insurance to help you cope with any unexpected surgical and medical costs.

    Adoption is a Commitment

    While adopting a cat can be extremely rewarding, it’s still a commitment for the remaining duration of her life. Ensure that you are able to properly care for a pet and manage any issues that may arise.

    If you won’t be home most of the time, consider adopting an adult cat instead as kittens require much more attention.

    Check out our other adoption articles!
    Dog adoption centres in Singapore
    Hamster adoption centres in Singapore

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