Feline Foster Application

FOSTER CAREGIVER FELINE APPLICATION

The information provided in completing this profile will enable OPHS to find the most satisfying foster animal and experiences for you.  Please be sure to complete all sections of the profile thoroughly and as honestly as possible.

1.Name:______________________________

Phone#: Home ______________Cell ______________

Physical Address:__________________________________________________________________                                  Street            City                    State                                       Zip

Do you live in a: 0 House    0Apartment   0 Mobile Home  0Condo  0 Duplex  0 With Parent/Relative Other______________________

2. Do you: 0 OWN  0 RENT      

3. Landlord Name:_______________________________Phone:_____________________________

4. How many adults are in your home? __________ Children? ________

5. Ages of children: __________________________________________________________________

6. Are all household members familiar with cats?  ___________Yes  ___________No 7. Does anyone in your home have allergies to cats?  ___________Yes  ________No

8. Please list the following information about pets currently living in your home: Type of Animal? Altered Y/N? Date last Vaccinated? Age ?  1._______________________________________________________________________________  2._______________________________________________________________________________  3._______________________________________________________________________________  4._______________________________________________________________________________ 5._______________________________________________________________________________

9.   What previous foster animal experience do you have? _________________________________________________________________________________  ________________________________________________________________________________  ________________________________________________________________________________ 10.  Have you had any pets die or become lost in the past year?  ______Yes  _____No   If yes,  please explain:_______________________________

11.  How many hours per day will the foster cat/kitten be left alone?_____________________________

12.  Who will be the primary caretaker for the foster cat/kitten?_________________________________

13.  Is there anyone who will assist you in caring for the foster cat/kitten?_________________________

14.  How would your pet(s) interact with a foster cat/kitten? _______________________________________________________________

15.  Where will the foster cat/kitten be kept during the day? __________________Night?____________

16. Do you understand that a foster cat/kitten is to stay indoors during the duration of their foster time  _______Yes   _______No

17.  Do you have an indoor area to confine the foster cat/kitten (spare room, crate, laundry room, etc.)?  _______Yes   _______No

18.  How would you feel about a decision that an cat/kitten you are fostering or had fostered, needs to be euthanized due to untreatable health or temperament problems?_______________________________________________________________________

19.  Have you considered the negative aspects of fostering, such as:   Extra litter box cleaning?  _______Yes  _______No   Destructive behavior such as chewing, and/or scratching? ________Yes  ________No  Excessive meowing _______Yes  _______No  Timid and fearful animals that may bite  _______Yes  _______No   Sleepless nights or interrupted sleep?  _______Yes  _______No

20. Do you understand that cats/kittens may have trouble with litterbox? ______Yes ______No

21. Are you willing to add more litter boxes if necessary? _______Yes   _______No

22.  Are you able to care for an injured or sick cat/kitten on a temporary basis? _____Yes  ______No

23.  Are you able to administer medicine to a cat/kitten if necessary? ________Yes  ________No

24.  Are you willing to care for a cat/kitten that has been recently spayed or neutered?  ______Yes ______No

25.  Are you able to transport the foster dog to a designated veterinary clinic for care? ___Yes  ___No        To the shelter or other designated area for adoption?____Yes ____No

26.  Please check the type(s) of cat(s) you wish to foster:  ____kitten ____adult ____senior ____mother & litter     ____weaned litter  ____orphaned litter       Sex:   ____male ____female

27.  How long are you willing to foster cat/kitten?  ____1 – 7 days  ____1 – 4 weeks  ____as long as it takes to find a permanent home

28.  Do you understand that fostering is a temporary situation until a cat/kitten has found its permanent home? _______Yes _______No

29.  I authorize OPHS to contact the following references: Veterinarian:_________________________________________ Phone_______________________

Personal reference (non-related): ________________________ Phone_______________________

I am aware that animal(s) that I am fostering are still property of the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society and any and all potential adoptions of said animal have to be approved through the Humane Society and proper paperwork must be filled out by shelter staff. I will not and cannot place an animal in my care into a home that is not approved by staff at the Humane Society.  _____Initial

I confirm that all information supplied on this profile is true and correct.  I understand that a brief home visit is required before participation can be approved.  I also understand that training and support will be provided to me. I understand that all veterinary care must be pre-approved by the OPHS Shelter Manager or Executive Director.   ___________________________________ __________________________________________ Signature Date

Please send or deliver your application to 2105 W Hwy 101, Port Angeles or send your application to: PO Box 3124 Port Angeles, WA  98382 Thank you for your interest in joining our Foster Care Program!