Because I wanted a very specific cat, older because they are less likely to be adopted, small, female, healthy, calm, Petfinder seemed the best place to go to narrow the search.
In the month and a half of searching, no cats fitting that description became available locally. I started looking further away and found Luna in Sacramento at Lapcats Rescue.
When I called to inquire about Luna, Barbara Doty answered my called very quickly. Luna had just been taken to Lapcats.
I filled out the online form, received acceptance, very quickly also, and we made arrangements for me to come to the Petsmart Adoption center in Elk Grove.
Barbara was waiting there when we arrived. Since I had not met Luna yet, Barbara allowed me to have a few minutes with her. I knew she was the cat for me.
Then we got to the paperwork. Along with the adopti! on form, there was other important and helpful documentation, i.e., vaccine records, microchip info, surrender form, etc. As I like to have as much background information as possible, the information provided was appreciated.
Barbara explained very cleary all that I needed to know. She made sure I understood, for instance, the microchip transfer process.
I noticed as we were woking on adoption paper work that Lapcats volunteers were tending to the cats quarters. The cats were receiving care and attention.
Barbara was also supportive in that she was willing, because Luna was an older cat, to have the bloodwork done to assure that the cat as healthy. When Luna arrived at my home she had a little trouble adjusting and Barbara supported me by giving helpful advice.
My experience with Lapcats and Barbara, was heartwarming and uplifting. She and the volunteers truly care about the animals. I appreciate that older cats are taken in and given a chance.
Lapcats Rescue is well managed, dedicated to the cause of saving as many felines as possible. It is uplifting knowing there is such a dedicated group working for the improvement in the lives of homeless cats.
I would give Lapcats Rescue 5 stars.