Please FILL OUT ALL FIELDS in this Adoption Application and submit it. The form will be carefully reviewed by an adoption counsellor. We try to get applications reviewed as quickly as possible. If we have problems contacting your references, this will delay the process. Most disapprovals result either from a negative veterinary reference, a "no pets" policy by landlords, or a difference in philosophy regarding the treatment of animals.

Once this application is approved, you can arrange to pick up your new pet. You will receive a copy of the pets health record and a packet of information put together especially for you and your new pet by one of our volunteers.

* St. Francis Society is a privately owned, all volunteer organization. It is our responsibility to find permanent loving homes for all the animals under our care. We will be happy to work with you to choose an animal that suits your wants and lifestyle; however we DO have adoption guidelines and may deny an adoption we feel is unsuitable. Our volunteers have the right to deny any adoption based on their own judgment.

You Are Applying to Adopt...

Date of Birth: 10/12/2019
Sex: Female
Color: White & Gray
Breed: American Shorthair
Fur: Short
  • Special Need: Chronic Congestion

    My story: Hi my name is Pearl! I was found in a field in Tampa and brought into the shelter the week of Christmas. I was there 2 weeks, very sick with a URI and only weighed a pound so they scheduled me for euthanasia! St Francis rescued me! A few pics are when I was first fostered and very weak at 1 lb, now I'm 4.5 lbs! I meow in excitement as soon as I see my human such as when being woken from a nap. I am super playful and I love all kinds of toys! I am congested all the time but it does not slow me down, foster mom lovingly calls me crazy train! It may be something that I will grow out of, I am currently being treated for it. I have the sweetest meow! I have met dogs and cats in the house and am trying to be friends with all of them, I dont even hiss. I will put my paw in the face if I'm being bullied! Look me up on Facebook to track my progress, under Lucia Wakeman, just search for my name Pearl! I was spayed on 2/27 and will be available a week or two after that!

    Good with Cats: Yes  |   Good with Dogs: Yes  |   Good with Children: Unknown

    Check out my video on   YouTube !!!

Adoption Application form

General Questions

Are you over 21? Yes No
Please give your reason for wanting to adopt Pearl
Is Pearl for you or your family? Yes No
Where will Pearl be kept? Inside Outside Both
Do you plan to declaw? Yes No
Are there other cats or dogs in the house? Yes No
Is anyone in the household allergic to cats? Yes No
Have you ever given up an animal? Yes No

Your Housing

Do you rent or own? Rent Own

Driver's License

Drivers license #
Drivers license state issued


Do you work outside the home or go to school? Yes No

If you are approved for adoption, please indicate whether you agree to the following terms:

I will take Pearl to the vet when medical services are needed. Yes No
I will arrange for the care of Pearl during my absences (vacation, etc.). Yes No
I understand St. Francis has the right to confiscate Pearl if not being cared for properly (i.e. lack of food/water/shelter, roaming free, or any form of neglect). Yes No
A minimum donation (depending on age and breed) is required for adoption. Yes No
I agree to allow communication from St. Francis to ensure a mutually satisfactory owner/pet relationship is established. Yes No
I certify that the information provided is complete and correct. I understand if it is discovered I have given any untrue information, St. Francis Society has the right to confiscate Pearl without a refund of my adoption fee.