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Adopt a Cat

Noah’s Ark Cat Adoptions

Cat Adoption Fees

Our Cat Adoption Fees are as follows:

  • $100.00 for kittens up to six months old
  • $75.00 for cats 7 months to 1 year
  • $50.00 for cats over 1 year to 5 years
  • $25.00 for cats over 5 years

The adoption fee includes the following:

  • Spay or Neuter
  • Microchip
  • FeLV/FIV Screening test
  • FVRCP vaccinations
  • Flea, parasite, and ear mite precautionary treatments
  • 30 day gift of 24PetWatch Insurance

How to Adopt a Cat

Shelter Cat Adoptions

You must be 18 years of age to adopt a cat from Noah’s Ark. If you would like to adopt a cat, an adoption counselor is available during shelter open hours (Tuesday – Friday 1:00PM to 5:00PM and Saturday 10:00AM to 4:00PM). If you would like to schedule a visit outside of our regular hours, please call us at 641-472-6080 to schedule an appointment.

Our Adoption Application (in PDF format) may be completed at the shelter, emailed to us or faxed to 866-289-0897. Applications are processed in the order received. In order to hold the cat until the meet and greet, a completed, approved application must be on file. If you are traveling from out of town to Fairfield and desire a same day adoption, please submit your completed application at least one day in advance of your visit.

We want every adoption to be successful. In the event that you are unable to care for the cat you adopt, it is shelter policy that you return the animal to Noah’s Ark in Fairfield, Iowa.

Noah’s Ark Shelter Cat Adoptions through the PetSmart Charities Adoption Center in Clive, Iowa

In addition to our shelter, you can adopt a Noah’s Ark cat at the PetSmart Charities Adoption Center in Clive, Iowa. You must be 18 years of age to adopt a cat from Noah’s Ark. After completing the adoption application, a PetSmart associate will fax your application to Noah’s Ark. After it is received, an adoption counselor will give you a call to discuss the application. After your application is approved, you may pick up your cat from PetSmart. Please bring a carrier. PetSmart does require the cat/kitten leave the store in a carrier.

Clive PetSmart
11101 University Avenue, Suite B
Clive, IA 50325
515-221-2295

Store Hours: 9-9 Monday through Saturday, 10-6 on Sunday

Adopt a Dog

Noah’s Ark Dog Adoptions

Dog Adoption Fees

Our Dog Adoption Fees are as follows:

  • $175.00 to $350.00 for puppies up to six months old
  • $125.00 to $250.00 for dogs 7 months and older

The adoption fee includes the following:

  • Spay or Neuter
  • Microchip
  • Rabies vaccine (if over 4 months)
  • DAPP vaccine
  • Intranasal Bordetella vaccine
  • Heartworm/lyme test
  • Wormings
  • 30 day gift of 24PetWatch Insurance

How to Adopt a Dog

You must be 18 years of age to adopt a dog from Noah’s Ark. If you would like to adopt a dog, an adoption counselor is available during shelter open hours (Tuesday – Friday 1:00PM to 5:00PM and Saturday 10:00AM to 4:00PM). If you would like to schedule a visit outside of our regular hours, please call us at 641-472-6080 to schedule an appointment.

Our Adoption Application (in PDF format) may be completed at the shelter, emailed to us or faxed to 866-289-0897. Applications are processed in the order received. In order to hold the dog until the meet and greet, a completed, approved application must be on file. If you are traveling from out of town to Fairfield and desire a same day adoption, please submit your completed application at least one day in advance of your visit.

We want every adoption to be successful. In the event that you are unable to care for the dog you adopt, it is shelter policy that you return the animal to Noah’s Ark in Fairfield, Iowa.

Our Adoption Application (in PDF format) can be completed at the shelter or mailed to us.
You must be 18 years of age to adopt an animal from Noah’s Ark.

About Our Shelter

Shelter Hours

Tuesday: 1:00 – 5:00
Wednesday: 1:00 – 5:00
Thursday: 1:00 – 5:00
Friday: 1:00 – 5:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 4:00
Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: CLOSED

If you would like to visit us outside our regular hours, please call us at 641-472-6080 to schedule an appointment.

An adoption counselor is available during most shelter open hours. If you are traveling some distance to Fairfield and desire a “same day” adoption, please call us in advance to set up an appointment. Our Adoption Application (in PDF format) can be completed at the shelter or mailed to us. Adoptions will be completed after the application is processed and the health and medical work is up to date for the cat or dog you wish to adopt.

Contact Us

Our phone number is: 641-472-6080

You can also send us an e-mail.

Our mailing address is:
Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation
PO Box 748
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Our street address is:
Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation
1986 Gear Avenue
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

How to Find Us

Our shelter is located in Fairfield, Iowa, in the southeastern corner of the state, between Ottumwa and Mt. Pleasant. Many people find that Google Maps and MapQuest do NOT provide accurate directions to our shelter. Please follow the directions provided below. You can also print these directions (PDF) and take them with you.

Our address is:
1986 Gear Avenue
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Local directions – from Burlington Avenue and North 9th Street

From West Burlington Avenue (Business Highway 34), go North on 9th Street (at Family Video). Travel approximately 8 tenths (0.8) of a mile to Gear Avenue. (Before you come to Gear Ave., you will go over a railroad track.) Turn West onto Gear Avenue. Travel approximately 7 tenths (0.7) of a mile to the Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation shelter. Our shelter sits back off the road, on your left.

Directions from Highway 34

From the East: From Highway 34 (US-34 W), take the first Fairfield exit for Burlington Ave. Turn right onto W Burlington Ave. Travel approximately 3 miles on West Burlington Avenue, then go North (right) on 9th Street (at Family Video). Travel approximately 8 tenths (0.8) of a mile to Gear Avenue. (Before you come to Gear Ave., you will go over a railroad track.) Turn West (left) onto Gear Avenue. Travel approximately 7 tenths (0.7) of a mile to the Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation shelter. Our shelter sits back off the road, on your left.

From the West: From Highway 34 (US-34 E) take the first Fairfield exit (Burlington Ave). Turn left on Burlington Ave. toward Fairfield, then go North (left) on Brookville Rd. (at the Ford dealership). Travel approximately 8 tenths (0.8) of a mile to Gear Avenue (County Rd. H35). (Shortly before you come to Gear Ave., you will go over a bridge.) Turn East (right) onto Gear Avenue. Travel approximately 8 tenths (0.8) of a mile to the Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation shelter. Our shelter sits back off the road, on your right.

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