Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to adopt a cat?
The adoption fee ranges between $50 for and $100 for each cat.

How does the adoption process work?
Once you come in and find the cat you want, you will sit and talk with an adoption counselor and go over the adoption contract and application. As long as everything goes well, you will take your new pet(s) home.

Are the cats spade/neutered and vaccinated?
Yes! We will also provide their records upon adoption.

Am I able to adopt a cat the same day?
Assuming you are approved for the adoption, you are able to take home your new friend(s) the same day.

How old are the cats?
We have a range of ages, but all of our cats are at least 12 weeks old.

I have a cat that needs a home. Can I bring this cat to The Catio?
We receive all of our cats from Nashville Cat Rescue. If you have a cat that needs a home, we recommend contacting Nashville Cat Rescue directly at both of the following emails: and

How can I get involved with The Catio?
Saving the lives of cats and helping them find homes is a very rewarding thing. If you are interested in getting involved at The Catio and volunteering, please email us at