Animal Humane Society's Kindest Cut program offers high-quality, low-cost services to pet owners with limited incomes, active or retired military personnel, feral cat caretakers, and nonprofit rescue organizations.
To quality for services, participants must be enrolled in one of the government assistance programs listed below or fall within the household size and income parameters. Proof of gross income is requested prior to receiving services.
Government assistance programs
- Energy Assistance
- General Assistance
- Medical Assistance
- Minnesota Family Investment Program
- Section 8 Housing
- Social Security Disability Income
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- Women Infants and Children (WIC)
Household size and gross income qualifications
|Household size||Income per month||Income per year|
|Add for additional household members||$900||$10,800|
Documents to bring to your appointment
Proof of Gross Income is required prior to receiving services. The following documents are accepted.
- Recent tax return
- W2 form
- Two current pay stubs
If you have any questions about income qualifications, please contact us at 763-489-SPAY.
Military personnel can utilize services without meeting income or government assistance requirements. Military ID is required as proof of qualification.
Kindest Cut allows feral cat caretakers and barn cat owners to utilize its service on a limited basis without meeting income or government assistance requirements. All feral cats and barn cats will have an ear notched to signify that they are spayed or neutered. For more information, contact Kindest Cut at 763-489-SPAY (7729).
To help our community cat caretakers keep the population healthy, we offer Feline Leukemia/FIV testing for an additional fee at the time of surgery.