Thirsk Rehoming Centre

Fostering - Kitten Foster Carer

Kitten Foster Carer

Do you love caring for kittens? Would you love a chance to look after kittens in your own home?   Blue Cross is looking for volunteers who can offer short term care to kittens in their own homes until they are old enough to find their forever homes.


What you will be doing:

  • Caring for Blue Cross kittens in your own home until they can be rehomed

  • You may also offer to foster pregnant females or mums and litters

  • You will be providing all the care they need – feeding, playing, cleaning, socialising, giving medication and grooming

  • Keep accurate records


What we are looking for:

  • Experience of handling and caring for cats or kittens is preferable but not essential

  • You need to live within 45 minutes of the centre and have use of suitable transport

  • A spare room is beneficial

  • Willingness to learn and follow Blue Cross procedures

  • Competent, flexible and self motivated


Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives

  • Enjoy all the joys of pet ownership without long term commitment and cost

  • Gain practical skills, experience and a training programme

  • Develop skills and enhance your CV

  • Join a great team of like-minded people

  • Arrangements will be made for holidays

  • All equipment provided and costs covered


Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 18 and older
  • Fostering induction Must be at least Completed
  • Welcome to Blue Cross online induction Must be Completed