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Cat Fosterer

Our cat fosterers provide a temporary home for our cats/kittens whilst they wait to be adopted into a permanent home.

 We are looking to recruit more indoor fosterers, who will provide care, attention and love within their own home. If you have a cat(s) of your own, you would need to provide a dedicated spare room for your foster cat. If you don't have a cat, your foster can have the run of the whole house if that suits you. Ideally you would also have access to a car. 

 As a volunteer cat fosterer you would be expected to be:

 ·        Meeting the needs of the cats 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

·         Taking your foster cat for vet appointments

 Prospective adopters, who have already been approved, would need to visit your foster cat to see whether he/she is indeed the cat for them.

 There is a small amount of administration required to ensure the cats' records are kept up to date.

 All expenses are paid and all equipment is provided.

 As a cat fosterer you may develop new skills, expand your knowledge, meet new people and make new friends. You will be making a significant contribution to improving the lives of cats and kittens in need by caring for them before they find new loving homes.

Cats Protection Gosport is a branch of the national charity, Cats Protection. Its mission is to help cats and this is accomplished through 3 main objectives:

 ·         Homing - finding good homes for cats in need

·         Neutering - supporting and encouraging the neutering of cats

·         Information - improving people's understanding of cats and their care.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. Our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.

Skills


·         Basic knowledge of cats and cat care

·         An appreciation of cat and hygiene standards

·         Patience, perseverance and empathy

·         Willingness to be part of a team

 

Training and support is provided

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Gosport Voluntary Action website

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Cats Protection - Gosport Branch

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Gosport Voluntary Action

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Gosport Voluntary Action website

Interests

  • Wildlife and Animals

Activities

  • General Helping

Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

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