Every year there are hundreds of animals relinquished to animal shelters. A survey done by the National Council on Pet Population Study concluded the following reasons to be the top reasons for cats being surrendered to shelters:

  1. Too many cats in home
  2. Allergies to cats
  3. Personal problems
  4. Moving or relocating
  5. landlord issues
  6. Inadequate facilities
  7. house soiling
  8. issues with other pets

Too many cats in home

Cat owners need to be mindful about how many cats they are able to handle without affecting the cats’ health and overall well-being. Knowing your limit is a very important thing to avoid returning your kitties to shelters.