A 501 (c) 3 Non Profit Cat Rescue

The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee is Donation Funded
 Charity in Charleston, West Virginia dedicated to 
saving the lives of unwanted, abused and neglected cats and kittens 

Foster for IBKC

FOSTERING


Thank you for considering fostering an IBKC cat. The following information will allow us to determine what animals will be the most compatible with your family and lifestyle. The animal's welfare is our primary consideration when placing with a foster home and when completing an adoption so some applicants may be refused if we feel our criteria is not met. Please email your completed application to [email protected]  IBKC reserves the right to refuse an applicant without further explanation. 


You must meet the following criteria before you are able to foster a pet:  


  • Be 21 years of age or older


  • Have identification showing your present address


  • All members of the household agree to foster the pet


  • Have the consent of your landlord in writing to show to us


The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee reserves the right to refuse a foster or adoption to anyone. Please complete the following questionnaire and email it to the above address so an IBKC volunteer may review it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Date:____________ Name:_____________________________________________________ Address:___________________________________________________ City:______________________State:____________Zip:_____________ Home Phone:_______________________________________________ Work Phone:________________________________________________ Email:_____________________________________________________

1. Why are you interested in fostering a cat? ______________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________

2. Do you have any preferences as to breed, age, sex, length of hair, etc.? Please specify: _______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________

3. Have you ever owned a pet before? YES NO

If yes, do you still own it? YES NO

If no, what happened to the animal: ____________________________________________________

4. What pets do you currently have in your household? (Use back of form if necessary) Name Dog/Cat________________________________ Spayed/Neutered_____________________________ Kept Where? _________________________________ Age ___________________________________ Approx date of last shot series and type of shots____________________________

5. Will you allow us to contact your vet for a reference check? YES NO If yes, please sign here _____________________________________DATE__________

Please list your veterinarian and the phone number _____________________________________________

6. Are you employed? Yes, full-time Yes, part-time NO If yes, please list your (or your spouse's) employer's name, address, and telephone number: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

7. Do you live in a: (Please circle one) House Apartment Townhouse Mobile Home Do you rent or own? ______________ If you rent: Does your landlord allow pets? YES NO

Are you willing to provide us with proof of payment of your pet deposit and a copy of your lease stating pets are allowed? YES NO

8. Is there a limit to the number or size of pets allowed? YES NO Explain_______________________________________ Does your lease require that cats be declawed? YES NO

9. How long have you lived at the above address? ___________ years _____________months If less than 5 years, how many times have you moved in that time period? _______________

10. How many people live in the household? __________ adults _________ children (18 & under)

11. Do all the adults in the home know you are planning on fostering a pet? YES NO

12. What are the ages of the children that are in the house?______________________________________

13. Do any family members have allergies to animals or asthma? YES NO

14. Who will be the primary caretaker of the pet?_______________________________________________



15. Do you feel comfortable taking the animal to vet appointments and to Adoption Events? YES NO

16. How will you transport the animal to appointments and Adoption Events?

17. Where will the pet be kept during the day? ______________________ At night?___________________

18. How many hours a day are you gone?_________________

19. Do you have a doggy door? YES NO

20. For what reason, if any, would you feel compelled to give up an animal? (Circle all that apply) Housetraining problems, Litterbox problems, Animal aggression, People aggression, Medical expenses Size (too big),  Not enough time for pet, Children no longer living at home, Destructive in yard/home Other (explain)_____________________________________________________

21. Will you authorize a visit to your home before or after fostering a pet? YES NO If yes, please sign here_____________________________________

22. Would you like your cat to have the freedom to go outside? YES NO

23. What will you do if your cat develops litter box problems?___________________________________

24. What will you do if your cat scratches the furniture? _______________________________________

25. If you have a dog, has it been exposed to cats? YES NO 


26. Are you willing to cover vet expenses in the event of an emergency? YES NO




Signature of foster______________________________ 


Date_______________


IBKC representative signature_____________________


Date______________

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