Adopt a Cat

Adopting a cat from MARS

Find the purr-fect companion by adopting a cat from MARS. When you adopt a rescue cat from MARS you know that you have saved the life of an animal who will love you unconditionally. All necessary Vet work is provided so you can know that your new friend will be healthy and happy.

View all the cats that are waiting for adoption below, if you would like to know more about a particular cat please contact the carer direct on the number provided. You will be able to arrange a viewing time and you are under no obligation to adopt after a viewing so please feel free to meet as many foster dogs as you like. 

The Adoption Process

When you have found the cat that is right for you, provide your contact details to the carer and they will forward them to our cat coordinator who will get in touch to start finalising the adoption process.

This will involve emailing you all the appropriate adoption paperwork and payment. Before finalising the adoption and the cat leaving MARS care, council registration must be obtained and the registration tag number provided to the cat coordinator.

Current Adoption Fees

Our cat adoption fees are inclusive of vaccinations up to date of adoption, microchipping, desexing, worming & health check.

  • Males: $195
  • Females: $210

Please note council registration costs is in addition to the adoption fees and paid directly to Mackay Regional Council.

 Things to consider before adopting a cat from MARS

Adding a new member to your family is a big commitment and we encourage all potential adopters to think about the type of animal best suited to your lifestyle before viewings.

  • Would a kitten or an older cat be more suited to your lifestyle?
  • Can you commit to additional costs for yearly vaccinations and vet visits?
  • If renting, have you obtained permission from real estate/landlord to have a cat?


If you have any questions about the process of adopting a cat contact us now, you new best friend could be waiting.