Urgent Plea for Foster Homes
4Paws' capacity to save feline lives is directly
dependant on the number of foster homes available. Consider opening
your heart and home to a homeless cat; become a foster home volunteer.
The experience is quite rewarding and a wonderful way to teach children
responsibility toward pets. The commitment could vary from a couple of
weeks to several months depending upon your availability. You provide
the food, litter and love, 4Paws pays for pre-authorized vet care.
becoming a foster parent for 4Paws and help the little ones who can't
Call 703-715-6369 (MEOW) to find out how you can help 4Paws give one
more homeless cat a better life; a life filled with love, warmth and
security. You will be rewarded many times over… every time your foster
cat purrs in your ear or snuggles up against your neck. Your greatest
reward, however, will be when you hand over your foster cat to her new
Of course it will be difficult to say goodbye, having cared for your
foster cat from the beginning of her rescue. You will never forget the
look of terror on her face as you gently pulled her from the carrier.
Later that evening, you witnessed the dramatic change that a simple
brushing and hearty meal could make in her appearance and confidence.
Over time, you saw her get stronger and more trusting.
In your heart, you will know that it is time to let her go... time for
your foster cat to have a family of her own to love and who loves her.
You will be comforted to know that her new family has been carefully
screened by a 4Paws volunteer to ensure that she will be well cared for
and loved throughout her life. And you will know that you have done a
generous and beautiful thing by providing a temporary home for your
foster cat, but then letting her go in order to make space for the next
homeless cat waiting to escape the cold and dangerous streets or a
shelter's death row.
you have discussed becoming a foster with 4Paws, these are the forms
that you will need to fill out. Please read instructions below for
filling out the forms.
4Paws Foster Contract
the above forms and then open them in Adobe Acrobat
Reader. For some older
PCs, it might be necessary to upgrade the version of Acrobat Reader to
newer one. Go to https://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/
for a free
download of the latest software. Make sure you uncheck the option to
download the McAfee software free trial.
the form and click download arrow (icon on top right). Form will save
on your computer.
it directly in Acrobat or Acrobat Reader (or simply by double clicking
on the file saved on your PC, most computers have Acrobat reader
on the 'Fill & Sign' tool in the right pane
on the lines or spaces where you would like to add text (i.e.
_______) and you will now be able to fill in the form.
and send back to 4Paws.