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Clinic Eligibility Requirements for Cats

Clinic requirements for cat eligibility

     There are more than 4 million homeless pets are put down in U.S. shelters every year. What happened to your cat’s kittens?

  Operation PETS offers a number of programs to help cats get fixed!! The two most common ways to qualify are as follows:

“Income Qualified Programs” to cat owners who meet our income qualifications as listed below. These programs generally have a lower                              cost associated with the spay/neuter, rabies,                              distemper vaccines and revolution.  

Cat owners who do not meet the income guidelines may be eligible for our  “Spay it Forward”  program. This program provides services for those who do not meet the income guidelines but are in need of spay/neuter services. This complete package includes the spay/neuter, rabies, distemper vaccines and revolution at the affordable prices.

 

 

INCOME QUALIFIED CAT OWNERS MUST MEET ONE OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW TO RECEIVE REDUCED PRICING

NEW YORK STATE BENEFIT CARD FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE, MEDICAID OR FOOD STAMPS

To be eligible, you MUST bring required documentation on morning of your appointment. If you don’t bring proof of eligibility you will not be eligible to use our services. 1. Valid New York State Benefit ID Card 2. If your card does not have a picture must bring photo ID 3. If your card does not have issue date must bring proof that card is current (Award Letter or Re-Certification Letter)

RECEIVE HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)

To be eligible you MUST bring required documentation on morning of your appointment. If you don’t bring proof of eligibility you will not be eligible to use our services. 1. Photo ID 2. HEAP Verification Letter or proof of HEAP

INCOME (HEAP Eligible)

Qualify if your total gross monthly income for your household size is at or below HEAP Income Guidelines. To be eligible you MUST bring required documentation on morning of your appointment. If you don’t bring proof of eligibility you will not be eligible to use our services. 1. Photo ID 2. If employed must bring one month’s worth of pay stubs 3. Unemployment Benefits – Must bring proof (award letter/certificate, monthly benefit statement from NYS Dept of Labor, printout of account information from NYS Dept of Labor’s website, copy of Direct Payment Card with printout) 4. SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) – Must bring Proof of Award Letter showing your benefit information 5. SSI (Supplemental Security Income) – Must bring Proof of Income Letter showing your benefit information.

FERAL CAT

No income qualification required but must be an educated caregiver and follow our Feral Cat Protocol.

MOM WITH KITTENS

Some moms with kittens qualify for our clinic (mom and kittens MUST all come to clinic for spay/neuter). Call us for more information on eligibility requirements.

FRIENDS OF ANIMALS SPAY/NEUTER CERTIFICATE

Operation PETS accepts the Friends of Animals Spay/Neuter Certificate. However, we may restrict the number of surgery slots. The spay/neuter certificate is only valid for routine surgeries. The Friends of Animals certificate guidelines MUST be followed (www.friendsofanimals.org).

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716-783-8998

Operation Pets

3443 South Park Ave.,  Buffalo, NY  14219  Phone:  716-783-8998

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