Barn cats are those cats with inconsistent litter box habits, are shy of people, and are too independent to appreciate living in a home.

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FACF’s Part:

  • Pay for the spay / neuter
  • Pay for the microchip
  • Pay for the needed vaccine(s)

Iowa City Animal Center’s Part:

  • Test for FELV/FIV – cats adopted out will be negative
  • Cat will be in good health
  • Vaccines will be recorded and kept up-to-date

Your Part:

  • Donate to the Barn Cat Program
  • Adopt a barn cat (or 2)
  • Follow our social media and eNewsletter to stay up-to-date with barn cat needs
  • Spread the word about the Barn Cat Program to increase donations and barn homes

Adopter’s Part:

  • Provide a warm, secure, dry barn or building
  • Commit to the acclimation period of two weeks
  • Constant dry food and clean water
  • Monitor their safety and well-being
  • Provide vet care every 3 years
  • Provide vet care in the event of an illness

If you are interested in learning more about the Barn Cat Program please contact the Iowa City Animal Center: (319) 356-5295;