Saving Lives

The Feline-ality Assessment Items

The assessment items are designed to determine the cat’s:

• Enjoyment of being petted and held
• Playfulness, "talkativeness," and activity level
• Interest in (and level of comfort with) new people and new things

Only one staff person or volunteer is needed to perform the complete assessment, which takes about 15 minutes from start to finish. The person performing the assessment uses the cat’s assessment scores to select the appropriate Feline-ality.

What Your Shelter Needs to Implement Feline-ality has more information about the assessment space, equipment needed, and timing of assessments.

The Meet Your Match® Feline-ality™ Assessment consists of the following 11 items: