Welcome to the CATsNAP foster program. We are happy that you are considering fostering a pet for us. The following information is requested so that we can make the best temporary placements possible for both the cat and you.
In order to be considered as a foster parent you must:
Your application will be reviewed in the next few days. If you have any questions, please email: Freda Shore
Type of animal you want to foster*
If approved, this cat will be kept
What are the ages of your household/family?
How many adults are in the household?*
Number of children?*
Who in your household has allergies and to what animals?*
Do you live in a*
Do you own or rent?*
If you rent, please complete the next question.
If you rent, what is the address of your rental complex?
Name and phone number of landlord:
Are pets allowed in your lease? (We will need verification of this in writing, a copy of your lease, and paid deposit slip)
Are you currently employed?*
Who is your employer?
What hours do you work?
What is your lifestyle currently like?
Are there family members home during the day? Hours?*
Do you travel often? How frequently?*
I am interested in fostering a:
How long, on average, are you willing to commit to one foster animal:*
If you move where pets are not allowed, what would you do with the cat/kitten?*
How many total animals are you willing to foster (mom+ litter or litter without mom count as 1) *
Are you willing to foster a kitten or puppy needing socialization? *
Are you willing to foster an animal(s) who is/are sick?*
Do you currently have pets at home now?*
Please tell us how many dogs, cats, other:*
Please list out all of your current pets.
Include the following: Names of animal, species (cat/dog etc), breed, age, gender, neutered, if declawed and if they are kept indoors or outdoors.
Are these pets up-to-date on their vaccinations? If no, please explain why:*
Have you had any additional pets during the past ten years not listed above?
If yes, please list below.
Include species, breed, age, gender, neutered, declawed, and if kept indoor or outdoor.
Were any of these pets:
If yes, please explain:
Please list the NAME & PHONE NUMBER of ALL/ANY veterinarian(s) you have taken your current AND past pets to:
Have you fostered an animal previously from a shelter? If so, which one and when?*
Are you prepared for mischievous behavior, litter box accidents, possible spraying? *
What does mischievous behavior mean to you?*
How will you reprimand this pet?*
What would you do if this animal started urinating inappropriately?*
What would you do if this animal scratched someone in your household, including another pet?*
It may take an animal month (sometimes longer) to adjust to a new environment. How would you handle it if the foster animal was hiding?
How do you plan to get this cat acclimated to a house environment including placement of litter box ?*
Are you willing to bring the cat to pre-arranged Catsnap adoption events in Champaign at least once a month?
Are you willing to keep us updated on the cats moods, manners, etc.? You will know the cat better than we do. Communicating with Catsnap about how the cat is (good with other animals, loves to cuddle, does not like dogs, pictures of the cat, etc.) will help us find her/him the right forever home faster.
What questions or concerns do you have?
By completing this application, I certify that the information I have given is true.
I understand that CATsNAP reserves the right to deny my application for any reason.
I further authorize the investigation of all statements in this application. I understand CATsNAP does its best to screen an animal's temperament, but cannot warrant the health or behavior of any foster animal(s).
I agree that (a) I will allow home visits from CATsNAP Representatives, and allow representatives to take the cat to adoption days if distance is not a factor and (b) this animal is non-transferable, and will stay in the above home until CATsNAP places the animal up at PETsMART or finds a permanent home for him/her.
I further understand that only CATsNAP and its representatives will make a decision regarding permanent placement of this cat and that CATsNAP has the right to reclaim this cat at any time.
I agree to notify CATsNAP immediately of any kind of problem concerning this cat that arises.
I understand that while CATsNAP may make recommendations concerning how to deal with this animal on a daily basis, including quarantine, training, etc, these things are under my control unless CATsNAP gives explicit instructions. I therefore take full responsibility for any damage this animal does to my living area, pets, belongings, or myself with the understanding that these things occurred because I did not properly protect my living space, pets, belongings, or myself from this animal.
I have agreed to the above and understand that if this foster situation does not work out for any reason, the cat will be returned to CATsNAP Representatives.
By submitting this form, I certify that the information provided above is true and correct. *
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