Friday, May 08, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Humane Services to Offer Low Cost Cat Neuter Program and Contactless Adoptions

Animal care and adoption sign shows city logo and shadow of a dog and a cat

Effective Monday, May 11, City of St. John’s Humane Services will resume its low cost cat neuter program and begin offering contactless animal adoptions. 

Low Cost Cat Neuter Program:
Residents of St. John's seeking financial assistance to neuter your male cat are asked to please fill out the application form found on our website and email to Once reviewed and approved, payment will be taken by credit card over the phone and you will then be notified of your appointment date and time.

To qualify for this program, you must include proof of residency and proof of income, as indicated on the application. Please make sure you attach all documents requested to allow your application to be processed in a timely manner.

Contactless Adoptions:
Featured cats will be posted on our Facebook page as they are offered for adoption.

If you are interested in adopting a cat:

  • Complete the application form
  • Email to
  • Please make sure you send all documents requested as attachments to speed up your application process.
  • Payment will be taken by credit card over the phone
  • Pick up will be contactless at the door. 
  • Only those matched with a cat will be contacted 

The shelter remains closed to the public. During this time our services are suspended for spay program, owner surrenders, euthanasia, live trapping and pet safe keeping.

We are responding to stray medical emergencies and animal control issues. If you have an emergency or animal control concern, contact Access St. John's by calling 311 or 754-2489 (CITY) or email

Report lost and found animals by email at