ARRG is an 'Approved Rehoming Organisation' number - R251000005



MARTHA, 1 year 3 month old female DSH Tortoiseshell (pale)


MARTHA came to ARRG from Casino Pound, where they thought she may have been pregnant. Turns out she was fooling us. But being an undesexed female stray cat, it is surprising that she wasn't pregnant.

This young lady can happily be an only child, and would be ideal as a companion for a single person or an elderly couple. She likes to be in the company of a human when they are relaxing in front of the tv. She is happy to be home by herself if her guardian works.

MARTHA does get a long with another sociable cat, so is also suitable to join a resident cat if introduced properly.

PLEASE READ THIS: At the top of the CAT ADOPT page click on the link to 'detailed document' as that has useful information for you about adopting. (Also found on the CATS FAQ page.)

APPLICATIONS are not processed until ALL the following information and attachment - PROOF of home ownership - are received.


Animals cannot be met until your emailed Application To Adopt has been received and approved, as most of our animals are in foster care.

To expedite the adoption process, click on 'I want to ADOPT NAME' OR email ARRG (nonkill@animalrights.org.au - Subject: ID #### NAME), and in your INITIAL email attach proof of HOME OWNERSHIP (ie, Rates Notice - redacted if preferred), or if you RENT?, a DETAILED letter of agreement (specifying number & type of animals allowed) from your landlord/owner -
Agency renters on Agency's letterhead;
Private renters need same letter of agreement accompanied by owner's proof of property ownership (ie, Rates Notice).
(Electricity bills are not acceptable as proof of property ownership.)

You should also take this opportunity to tell us why you would make the best guardian for this cat.

Recommended that you include the following in INITIAL email, together with attachment as above:
* Why you/your family would make best guardian;
* Number of children/Ages?
* Pets? (Are cats & dogs vaccinated & desexed?)
* History with cats? ie, how many? ages when they died?
* Do you have time to spend with a kitten?
* What will you do with your furbabies if you ever have to move into a rental that does not allow cats/dogs?
* Phone number ...

For more detailed instructions on how to apply, refer to the first Post on our Facebook page about rehoming.

You may choose to, but are not obliged to, answer the following:
# What is your ideal cat?
('No preference' is a perfectly acceptable answer.)
*** Remember, the personality of an 8 week old kitten may change by the time that kitten is 8 months old or even 18 months old! ***

- Colour?
- Coat length? (Short/Medium/Long)
- Gender? (Male/Female/Either)
- Age?
(Young Kittens are from 2-5 months)
(Teenage Kittens are from 4-12 months)
(Young Adults are from 1-4 years)
(Adults are from 1-10 years)
(Elderly are 8 years +)

- Temperament? (Quiet/playful/lazy/active/Hyperactive/etc)
- Size?
(Small 3-4 kg)
(Medium 4-6 kg)
(Large 6 kg +)

- Sociability? (Lap cat/Independent/Clingy/Not social with non-family humans/etc)
- An only feline child? Or gets along with other cats? Or gets along with any other animal?
- Any other preferences?

- If you are thinking of adopting a single cat now (and have no other cats/dogs), is there a possibility you will want to adopt another one in the future? If so, reason for not adopting two now?

(Based on what you tell us about your feline preferences, if you miss out on the cat you are applying for, we may have another currently in care that suits.)

Please FOLLOW and SHARE the ARRG Instagram & Facebook page, where you can view the latest photos/videos of the animals in care, and new arrivals. ARRG Facebook & Instagram can be accessed by clicking on relevant icon at top of screen.

Ref: ARRG ID 2737
Microchip Number: 991003001355813

I want to ADOPT MARTHA — If emailing please include your location and phone number so we can chat about suitability and viewing MARTHA. Please also attach proof of home ownership, or if you rent, a letter of agreement from your landlord/owner, and photos of your fenced yard if adopting a dog.

If you are happy to lock MARTHA in at night, care for MARTHA and can offer a home FOR LIFE please contact us

Telepone: (02)6622 1881 and (02)6622 1020 office hours Mon-Fri.
Location: Animal Rights and Rescue is located on the Far North Coast NSW (near Ballina, Byron Bay,Casino,Lismore), Australia.

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