Cat Fosterer Volunteer

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
05 Jul 2021
05 Sep 2021
Hours per month
Over 40 hours
Long Term

Across the UK many of our feline friends are cared for by volunteer fosterers who provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their homes or in purpose built pens in their gardens. They provide vital hands on care and accommodation to stray, abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them, and are part of a dedicated team of volunteers committed to finding new homes for cats in need.

Most of our fosterers care for one or two cats at a time and enjoy providing lots of TLC to those cats which have been pre-loved or have had a difficult start in life. Some of our fosterers look after new mums and kittens and provide round the clock care to new-borns with tummies to fill and lots to learn. No matter what type of cats they have in care our fosterers provide the best start to the next stage of their lives.

As a volunteer Cat Fosterer, you can expect to be:-

  • Meeting the needs of the cats and kittens in your care
  • Maintaining minimum veterinary and cat care standards
  • Cleaning and looking after the cats environment and equipment
  • Feeding, grooming and administering medication (such as flea and worm treatments)
  • Spending time enriching the cats experience in care including; play, exercise and stroking
  • Introducing the cat to prospective adopters