Our Foster Care Program is one of our key projects - providing people with the opportunity to enjoy having a pet in their home without the long term responsibility or financial commitment. While they are in your care, you will get to experience the wonderful aspects of having a pet AND help provide a second chance to animals in need.
Who can foster?
We welcome foster homes of all shapes and sizes, from couples to families with kids, apartments to farms, with or without existing pets.
How long would you need to foster for?
At this time during the Covid restrictions, our shelter is only open for appointments, therefore we require our pets to remain in their loving foster homes until they are adopted.
Who needs fostering?
Kittens that are underweight or too young to be desexed. Kittens or cats that need socialisation.
Mums and babies, where the mum is still feeding. Cats that need medication. You can specify who
you feel comfortable looking after- whether it be kittens or mums and bubs, and what ages would
suit your lifestyle
What do you need as a foster carer?
A safe and secure, indoor home environment that can provide love, attention and regular handling. A
willingness to learn new things and be hands- on. Own transport is necessary or the ability to bring
in the pets for fortnightly check- ups or if medical attention is needed.
What do we provide?
Bowls, bedding, litter tray, litter (when available), food, play pen or crate (when available)
telephone and email access to our vet, free vet care, ongoing support and advice from our trained
Is adopting your fosters an option?
Yes! When they are living with you, they became part of your family and you will get to know your
foster pets in a way that no one else will. We take this into consideration when they go up for