Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Adoption Package

Cat Adoption Package Includes:

  • Spay or Neuter
  • Distemper Vaccine
  • Rabies Vaccine (or certificate to receive a rabies vaccine)
  • Health Check by a local veterinarian (or a certificate to receive a health check)
  • Parasite Screening and treatment as needed
  • Microchip
  • Subscription to the UPAWS Newsletter
  • A life long companion!

Cat Adoption Fees:

  • Kittens (up to 6 months old): $130
  • Juniors (6 months up to 1 year): $90
  • Adults (1 year up to 8 years) $65
  • Seniors (8 years on up) $35

Many of our cats have a reduced fee as part of an adoption program or because they are sponsored.

Pet Adoption Interest Form*

*Adoptions are on first-come/first-served approval, so we cannot guarantee a specific animal will be available even if you have filled out a Pet Adoption Interest Form.

The benefit of you filling out a Pet Adoption Interest Form is that it is helpful and saves time for you and UPAWS if you decide to adopt.

However, you can keep an eye on our available pet web pages. As animals are adopted, our computer program automatically removes them from the website.

Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Daily: 12pm to 4pm


815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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