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?

Questions?

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

  • Alba

    Domestic Short Hair
    4 years, Female

    A real softy when you get to know her. While not a big fan of cuddles
    she will be waiting at the front door for you to come home.

    View Full Profile
  • BB

    Domestic Short Hair
    6 Weeks Old
    Female

    Loves to climb and has excellent balance

    View Full Profile
  • Bobby

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Male

    Loves to play with toys and enjoys climbing

    View Full Profile
  • Bubbles

    Domestic Short Hair
    3 years, Female

    A very cuddly and friendly cat who loves attention and gets along
    with other cats, dogs and children very well.

    View Full Profile
  • Cheeto

    Domestic Short Haired
    7 months old, Male

    I am a gentle cat and like to take things easy and be a well behaved kitten. My hobby is climbing to the top of the tall scratchy pole.

    View Full Profile
  • Cleopatra

    Domestic Short Hair
    1 Year Old
    Female

    Calm & Serene by nature

    View Full Profile
  • Clover

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Super brave and loves to play!

    View Full Profile
  • Connie

    Domestic Short Hair
    6 Weeks Old
    Female

    Super curious kitten who loves attention

    View Full Profile
  • Dot

    Domestic Short Hair
    6 Weeks
    Female

    Great with dogs and super cuddly!

    View Full Profile
  • Gizmo

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Male

    Super inquisitive and loves food!

    View Full Profile
  • Harlow

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Sweet Little Kitty with lots of love to give

    View Full Profile
  • Harvey

    Domestic Short Hair
    6 Weeks Old
    Male

    Sweetly Mischievous

    View Full Profile
  • Holly

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Loves lots of hugs and kisses

    View Full Profile
  • Hunter

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Male

    Cuddles and food are my favourite things

    View Full Profile
  • Ivy

    Domestic Short Hair
    1 Year Old
    Female

    Young mum ready to find her own loving home

    View Full Profile
  • Regal

    Domestic Short Hair
    4 years, Female

    Regal is a mother cat and has done her job extremely well. She is a little tentative at first but is coming to enjoy the attention.

    View Full Profile
  • Marigold

    Domestic Short Hair
    1 Year Old
    Female

    Very affectionate and gets along with other cats

    View Full Profile
  • Milly

    Domestic Short Hair
    11 Weeks Old
    Female

    Sweet little girl who loves to cuddle

    View Full Profile
  • Mina

    Domestic Short Hair
    12 Months old, Female

    Super sweet young girl who loves nothing more than naps in the sunshine, playing with my foster brother and sisters, and being close to you whenever she can.

    View Full Profile
  • Moon

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Sweet little girl who loves to play

    View Full Profile
  • Noir

    Domestic Short Hair
    Male - 5 months

    Noir is a little shy at first but will warm up quickly with patience and cuddles.

    View Full Profile
  • Nutmeg

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Loves to play!

    View Full Profile
  • Opal

    Domestic Short Hair
    Female - 11 months

    Opal loves to snuggle and sleep with her humans.

    View Full Profile
  • Oreo

    Domestic Short Hair
    9 Weeks Old
    Male

    Loves to play all day, and then curl up on the couch at night

    View Full Profile
  • Sebastian

    Domestic Short Hair
    12 Weeks Old
    Male

    Brave little boy who loves exploring

    View Full Profile
  • Roly

    Domestic Short Hair
    11 Week Old
    Male

    Super affectionate and playful little guy

    View Full Profile
  • Saffron

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Gentle but playful

    View Full Profile
  • Shadow

    Domestic Short Hair
    11 Weeks Old
    Male

    Good with children and would love a home with another cat

    View Full Profile
  • Spicey

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Male

    Quietly confident and will seek you out for a cuddle

    View Full Profile
  • Tinsel

    Domestic Short Hair
    11 Weeks Old
    Female

    Very sweet girl with a little bit of crazy!

    View Full Profile
  • Toffee

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 Weeks Old
    Female

    Loves to explore!

    View Full Profile
  • Trinity

    Domestic Short Hair
    Female - 20 months

    Trinity loves to run and play and gets along well with other cats.

    View Full Profile
  • Thyme

    Domestic Short Hair
    9 Weeks Old
    Female

    Super cuddly and loving

    View Full Profile
  • Willie

    Domestic Short Hair
    7 months - Male

    Willie loves to play and sleep in boxes.. any boxes big or small!!

    View Full Profile
  • Willow

    Domestic Short Hair
    10 weeks -Female

    Willow is great with kids and loves when they give her cuddles and kisses.

    View Full Profile