Foster Homes

Revised November 2018

• RCR will grant Foster Parent status only to those people who have completed a Regina Cat Rescue volunteer application and have been satisfactorily screened by a member of the Pet Rescue Team.

• RCR Foster Parents must agree to honour and follow the processes and principles as laid out by the Pet Rescue Team.

• A designated member of the Pet Rescue Team will keep in close contact with the Foster Home to provide support, including text, email, phone calls and personal visits (when possible) to ensure that the Foster Home situation is optimal for both the Foster Parent, as well as any cats under his/her care.

• RCR will do the utmost to reduce the risk of introducing disease to the Foster Parent's pets, through ensuring they are appropriately vaccinated, treated for ear mites, dewormed  and tested for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) for high risk cases as soon as possible.

• RCR Pet Rescue volunteers may be appropriately trained to administer the needed vaccinations.

• RCR Pet Rescue volunteers will do the utmost to have foster cats photographed and listed for adoption and adoption as soon as possible once the cat becomes available for adoption.

• Foster homes may be asked to participate in adoption events or other promotional events, for example, cat yoga, at the discretion of the Pet Rescue Team.