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Temporary foster home urgently needed

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Lisa Burford, Aug 5, 2019.


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  1. Lisa Burford

    Lisa Burford PetForums Newbie

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    Hello,

    Our 2 year old cat needs a temporary foster home for approx 4-6 weeks. We have to leave our home due to a massive leak and move in with my mum (me, my fiancée and our baby). My mum has a cat and we know it won’t work as our cat has never mixed with other cats (he goes out in the terrace but mainly an indoor cat). As soon as we find a new home we want him back, he is very much loved and part of our family. Please let me know if you or anyone you know can help....the Surrey area would be good .
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    Lisa
     
  2. chillminx

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    Hello @Lisa Burford :)

    As it is for a fairly short while it might be better to board him in a reputable cattery near you rather than try and find a foster carer at such a busy time of year. All the volunteer foster carers who work for Shelters and charities will be fostering nursing cat mums and their kittens at this time of year.

    I hope you manage to find somewhere suitable for him. :)
     
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    Hi @Lisa Burford, unfortunately the regular readers already have at least one cat of their own. So I would take Chillminx's advice and put your kitty in a boarding cattery. If your cat is insured then any costs incurred for boarding might be covered in your policy.
     
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    Lisa Burford PetForums Newbie

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    Thank you, the period of time we need him to be looked after for will be too expensive for a cattery. Thanks anyway
     
  5. Lisa Burford

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    Thank you for replying! Also he went to a cattery in July for a week whilst we were on holiday and lost loads of weight as he refused to eat....we know a foster home would be much better for him
     
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    Is it possible for him to stay in your room or divide the house so the 2 cats don’t need to meet. If he didn’t cope in a cattery he’ll likely be happier staying with you than a stranger.
     
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    closed as duplicate thread.
     
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