What Is the Malibu and Gus Family Foundation Program?
Thanks to the generous support of the Malibu and Gus Foundation, the Animal Welfare Association Pet Clinic is proud to offer spay/ neuter surgeries packaged with select vaccines and other services for underprivileged cat owners in the South Jersey area for the highly-discounted rate of $40.
This program furthers AWA’s mission to provide accessible, low-cost and high-quality pet healthcare to all in our Camden County community and beyond.
Read below to learn about the Malibu and Gus Program’s cost, services, scheduling and more. For more info, jump to our FAQ.
Costs and Services
Costs for eligible cat owners is $40.
Services include spay/ neuter surgery plus:
- Rabies vaccine
- FVRCP (Distemper) vaccine
- Nail trim
This program is eligible only for domestic cats. Feral cats are covered under our Trap-neuter-return (TNR) program.
Owners must be a Camden City resident OR qualify for one of these programs:
- NJ SNAP
- General Public Assistance
- Rental Assistance
- Aid to Families with Dependent Children
- Lifeline Utility Credit
- Tenants Lifeline Assistance
- Supplemental Security Income (aka Disability benefits)
Proof of eligibility MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF BOOKING.
Proof would include a copy of documentation received for one of the programs listed. Documents may be brought to AWA’s Pet Clinic or sent via email.
Please redact SSN and other sensitive information when providing documentation. Client will need to provide documentation each time a surgery is booked.
Eligibility not transferrable with pet.
Scheduling and Payment
Payment must be made at the time of booking.
Payment is non-refundable and subject to the same rescheduling guidelines as surgery deposits.
Malibu and Gus Program FAQ
Can I add additional services?
Of course! If your cat has other healthcare needs outside of those offered, you may pay for additional services.
Please discuss this with us when making your appointment.
What if I don't want/ need all services?
You may decline any of the services offered under the program. However, removing services will not change the price.
Services may not be split into multiple visits, and may not be shared with another pet or client.
How many surgeries can I request?
There is no limit of surgeries owners with multiple cats can request.
Valid and current proof of eligibility must be shown each time.
I've already come in for surgery, can I get a refund?
There are no refunds or credits given. Program eligibility must be determined and paid in full at the time of booking.
How long will the program run?
This is a 3-year program, running from January 2023 until December 2026.
There will be 150 available “vouchers”, or slots, per year for eligible participants.