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PO Box 493
Princess Anne MD 21853
(410) 651-2424
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The Humane Society of Somerset County, Maryland
Our mission is to prevent cruelty to animals, promote respect for their intrinsic value, eliminate pet overpopulation and enhance the bond between humans and animals.
Adoption Application
Fill out this form to submit your application Online, or print out the application and bring it with you.
Terms of Adoption
1. Animals adopted through the Humane Society may not be sold, given, traded, or otherwise transferred without the written permission of the Humane Society, in advance.
2. You must comply with all laws in your local County code for pet ownership, treatment and care, now and in the future.
3. You must adhere to the Humane Society's Adoption Policy as presented.
The Humane Society requires a non-refundable donation of thirty-five ($35.00) dollars for each cat or kitten adopted through us. The donation helps to offset administrative and medical costs.
Name   Email Address 
City   State   Zip 
Is it okay to call you at work? Yes  No
Why do you want to adopt a cat or kitten?
Have you owned, or do you own any pets? Yes  No
If yes, how many pets do you currently own?
Cats   Dogs   Other 
What are their names?
Are they spayed or neutered? Yes  No
If No, why not?
Who is your veterinarian? 
Vet's location:   Phone: 
Are there children at home? Yes  No
If yes, what are their ages? 
What is your living situation? Own home  Rent apartment  Other
If Other, please explain:
If you rent, we will need your landlord's permission in writing, or a copy of your lease regarding pets.
Where will your cat or kitten sleep? 
Are you looking for a particular breed of cat? Yes  No
Are you considering adopting a particular cat or kitten? Yes  No
If yes, what is it's name? 
Where did you see the cat or kitten?
HSSC web site  Petfinder.com  An adoption event
Cage at vet's or Ace Hardware  Newspaper
Would you consider adopting an older cat, or a cat with special needs?
Yes  No
Would you consider adopting a mixed breed cat or kitten?
Yes  No
Are the members of your household aware that you wish to adopt a cat or kitten?
Yes  No
Can you assume the financial responsibility of owning an animal, including vaccinations, vet care and good quality food?
Yes  No
Please give an estimate of yearly costs for
Are you planning to move in the near future?
Yes  No
Are you familiar with the animal regulations in your area including Homeowner Association rules and landlord rules which may apply to pet ownership?
Yes  No
Adoption Contract
By typing my name below I certify that the information herein is complete and true. I understand that providing false information will void the adoption. I further understand that failure to comply with the terms of the adoption may result in the Humane Society's retrieval of the animal with no reimbursement of fees.
I understand and accept the Terms Of Adoption as presented above.
I have read and understand the Adoption Policy.
I agree to pay The Humane Society of Somerset County, Maryland a non-refundable donation of thirty-five ($35.00) dollars for each cat or kitten adopted.
I agree to supply my landlord's permission in writing or a copy of my lease, if needed.
I agree to sign a printout of my application when I receive my new pet.
Typed Name(s) of Adopter(s)

Date Submitted 
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