Cat Foster Application

Cat Foster Application

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Note: We are currently experiencing an overwhelming and unprecedented response to our previous request for foster caregivers- our community is truly amazing!! Thankfully, we have placed the majority of our cats into foster and this means we can continue to say YES to shelters who are overburdened with cats or are facing closures. We currently have more fosters than kitties but we're continuing to work with our rescue partners to identify need.  If you haven’t yet submitted a foster application but want to, we would still love to hear from you. For everyone applying or who has applied, please bear with us if our response time is slower due to the larger than normal inquiries, Please know that we value your support and still look forward to working with you to save more kitties.

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a foster parent for The Feline Foundation. Foster parents provide stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens a bridge between their unhappy pasts and permanent, loving adoptive homes. Please take a few minutes to complete the following application.  A volunteer will be in touch with you shortly after receiving your completed application

We specialize in matching cats and kittens with adoptive parents based on applications and in-depth interviews to identify the kitty characteristics that will best suit the prospective owner's desires and lifestyle.

To be considered as a foster, you must:
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Have identification showing your present address
  • Have the knowledge and consent of your landlord
  • Acknowledge that all FFGW cats must be kept indoors
Applicant Information

Family/Household Information

Home Information

Please enter landlord's name, phone number and email

Looking For

Please enter name(s) if interested in a specific cat to foster.  Note the majority of the cats list on the 

Select all the apply: Kitten < 1 year, Young 1 - 3 years, Adult 4 - 9 years, Senior > 10 years

Current and/or Previous Pets

Please include name, type, age, how long you've had
Note: All resident cats must be current on rabies and FVRCP vaccines and test negative for feline leukemia and FIV

Please indicate why not for vaccines and/or spay/neuter

Please include vet/clinic name and phone number

Additional Information

Please provide the name and phone number of 2 references that are not family members.
I understand that the behavior and actions of any animal can be unpredictable, and that in working with animals, personal injury or property damage my occur.  Being aware of the risks that may be involved, I release from liability the Feline Foundation of Greater Washington, it's volunteers, officers, directors and employees for any and all personal injury or property damage resulting from my volunteer work.

I also understand that as a foster, FFGW will pay for medical care, but ALL medical care must be preauthorized.  I understand that cats are the property of FFGW, and must be returned on demand.  As a crosspost foster, FFGW will NOT be responsible for medical costs.

By submitting this application, I certify that neither I, nor any other person residing in my home, has even been convicted of animal cruelty, neglect or abandonment (required by Virginia state law)

FFGW maintains contact information including email and street addresses of applications in order to communicate about cats for adoption, and to provide email communication on FFGW events and efforts.  FFGW does not sell or disclose this information to 3rd parties.   

The Feline Foundation of Greater Washington, Inc.
11160 C-1 S Lakes Dr #707 • Reston, VA 20191 • 703-920-8665  •

Feline Foundation of Greater Washington

Formed in 1995, the mission of the Feline Foundation of Greater Washington is to provide necessary veterinary and loving foster care for every animal in our program, to find them permanent, adoptive homes where they will be treated with love and respect for the rest of their lives, to provide foster care for life if no adoptive home can be found, and to educate the public regarding responsible cat care. We are a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 54-1749459).

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(703) 920-8665