London and South East - National Rehoming Network

Capel Manor-Lewisham, London - Cat and Kitten Foster Carer

Short Term Foster Carer

Would you like a pet but are not in a position to give long term commitment? Do you have a spare room you could offer a needy kittens or cats? Blue Cross is looking for committed people who can offer short term care to needy cats in their own homes.


What you will be doing:

  • Caring for Blue Cross kittens in your own home until they can be rehomed
  • Kittens may be too young to rehome
  • You may also offer to foster pregnant females or mums and litters
  • You may offer care to cats who are struggling with life in a cattery.
  • You will be providing all the care they need – feeding, exercising, cleaning, socialising, giving medication and grooming
  • Keep accurate records

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of handling and caring for cats
  • You need to live within 15 minutes of our Capel Manor college cattery (SE12 9AW) and have use of suitable transport
  • A spare room
  • Preferably no other pets
  • 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

 Time commitment: flexible