What happens when a cat goes to a foster home?

What happens when a cat goes to a foster home?

When your foster cat goes to its permanent home it will be bittersweet, especially if it has been a tougher case (i.e. working to bring out a shy cat) as well as if the cat has been with you a long time.

When is the best time to foster kittens?

Feral Kittens need Fostering and Socialising. People with more time on their hands, might consider a fostering/socialising role, particularly during the summer ‘kitten season’ period. This is when many rescues take in mums & kittens born outside, who have not been used to human contact.

Can a senior citizen foster a rescue cat?

Many rescues will arrange ‘permanent fostering’ of Senior Kittizens to Senior Citizens, meaning they never have to give the pet up, and there are no worries about vets bills. People who take several holidays in the year often resist getting a cat as a result. However, short-term fostering can work well in such situations.

Who was the family that brought a kitten home?

A family brought a kitten home to foster, but their cats and dogs took him under their wing. Early this year, a tiny gray kitten was rescued by a Good Samaritan when she found him from an online post. He was all alone and desperately needed rescue.

Where can I find a place to foster a kitten?

Contact your local shelter and let them know you’re interested in fostering kittens. Many shelters have foster programs and will be thrilled to have your help. If your shelter doesn’t have a foster program… Contact a local rescue group about fostering.

Feral Kittens need Fostering and Socialising. People with more time on their hands, might consider a fostering/socialising role, particularly during the summer ‘kitten season’ period. This is when many rescues take in mums & kittens born outside, who have not been used to human contact.

Can a older person foster a rescue cat?

Older people can make excellent foster parents; so if an older person has resisted getting a cat because they are worried that it may outlive them – then fostering could be the answer. Many rescues will arrange ‘permanent fostering’ of Senior Kittizens to Senior Citizens, meaning they never have to give the pet up,…

How old do kittens have to be before they can be adopted?

EVERY kitten you foster should be spayed or neutered before being adopted into a forever home. Kittens can be spayed at 2 months and 2 pounds. Learn more about pediatric spay/neuter here. Kittens are extremely vulnerable creatures, and you will likely encounter kittens that need a higher level of veterinary care.