Providing a home for CARE foster cats brings a unique set of rewards, challenges and personal satisfaction. Learn from the experiences of our cat foster families below.
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Patti & John
Husband and wife team John and Patti started their foster caregiving journey in June, 2014. They currently foster cats and also have cats and dogs of their own. They became interested in fostering after having worked TNVR in the community. Learn more.
Rose began fostering for CARE in 2018. She fosters cats and also has cats and dogs of her own. Rose’s prior experience with CARE got her interested in serving as a foster caregiver. Learn more.
Heather started her caregiver journey in 2021. She fosters cats for CARE and has dogs of her own. When the pandemic hit, Heather began working from home and saw our plea for foster caregivers for kittens. She had the time and space in her home and decided to give it a try. Learn more.
Elizabeth started fostering for CARE in January 2023. She fosters cats and also has cats and dogs of her own. Her love of animals and the opportunity to help the community piqued her interested in becoming a foster caregiver. She knows from her own pets’ adoptions how important socialization is, and that having insight from the foster family into a pet’s personality and needs helps them make a good match with a forever home. Learn more.
Frances started fostering for CARE in 2000. She fosters cats and dogs, and also has her own cats and dogs. She became interested in foster caregiving from the realization that there are just too many animals without homes. Learn more.
Merike started fostering for CARE in 2018. She fosters cats and also has her own cats. Learn more.
Kelli fostered for CARE from December 2022 through April 2023. She fostered cats and has cats of her own as well. She felt drawn to cat fostering because they tend to overwhelm shelters. Kelli loved helping her fosters find their forever homes where she knew they would be safe and well cared for. An added benefit was that the kitten fosters helped keep her own cats well socialized. Learn more.