Become a cat fosterer

woman with catWe’re always looking for volunteers living in the area to become cat fosterers for the Paws Protect service.

There are some great benefits to being a Paws Protect Volunteer Fosterer. Here are just some of them:

• you’ll be helping a family and their cats to escape an abusive environment

• having the enjoyment of caring for a cat without a lifetime commitment

• the opportunity to develop new skills and expand your knowledge of cat welfare

• you’ll have all food and expenses covered by the Paws Protect service

If you'd like to speak to someone about becoming a fosterer, call the Paws Protect team on 0345 260 1280 or email pawsprotect@cats.org.uk




What happens next?

Once you've made contact with us, we'll send you an application form. To progress to the next stage, there are some criteria you must meet.

• you must live in one of the areas we cover
• you must not have any other large pets such as cats or dogs
• if you don't own your own property, you must have permission from your landlord to foster cats

 The next stage is a home visit, which gives us a chance to meet you, ask and answer any questions you or we may have and ensure your home is suitable. You'll be sent a fosterer pack if successful, which includes a Paws Protect handbook.

What details do I need to give?

You'll need to fill in a criminal convictions form and sign a fosterer agreement, which lays out our obligation and yours.