FIRST TIME FOSTERS PLEASE READ
This guide is for fosters who desire to rehome cats for whatever the reason
Fosters should drop off their cats (in carriers) by the designated time stated in the weekly text message. Most of the time it will be 11:00 AM Saturday morning. A little early or late is
You should plan to pick up your cat (if not adopted) by 3:00 PM. Please call or text if you
need to vary from this schedule. If you wish to stay with your cat during the event,
arrangements MUST be made in advance; preferably when you confirm kennel space. Those
who wish to stay are expected to help setup @ 10:00 AM and or breakdown @ 3:00 PM.
Fosters must refrain from giving information to adopters unless you have express
information to do so from Ron McCuen or other Officer of Wags to Whiskers. This
includes fees, policies, etc.
All cats must be Spayed or Neutered, have a current paper ‘certificate of rabies vaccination’, be current on Worm and Flea treatments and have received an FVRCP vaccination. Microchipping is also required. W2W can provide microchip service if you wish.
Cats must be strictly indoors for at least 14 consecutive days before bringing them to an adoption event. This gives any illness or disease time to become
Cats must be contained in an appropriate pet carrier while transporting to and from the adoption event.
Cats MUST be able to be petted and handled by potential adopters. (There are exceptions to this rule)
My volunteers have appointed tasks and responsibilities. Please do not ask them to do things or tell them what to do. If you have a problem, let me know!!
A cat profile for each adult cat, including a color photo.
A Foster Agreement. Multiple cats can be named on a single foster form.
No check marks! Please read and initial all paragraphs. Attach all available vet records if possible.
If you need an exception or wish to discuss any of the above, please call /
text Ron McCuen @ 713-504-7838 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The W2W foster program is for those people who wish to provide shelter, food and care for animals in their home, (Foster Home), until such time they are adopted. Fosters should be financially able to provide these services and normally include cats they have found or cats they need to rehome for whatever reason. Every Foster is a unique situation. Call me to discuss your particular details. Ron McCuen 713-504-7838
1. Fosters must drop off thier cats between 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM, (a volunteer will come to your car if you need help), at this time we have Foster Family events at the Humble PetSmart only.
2. Fosters are not permitted to stay in the adoption area after dropping off their cats unless special arrangements are made with Ron McCuen 713-504-7838.
3. Adoptions are every Saturday from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
4. If not adopted, the foster will pick up their cats BETWEEN 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM and come back the next weekend.
5.This process will continue until the animal is adopted.
Fosters MUST be at least 18 years of age and if living with parents, etc. must have their permission to be a foster. Fosters must also complete an orientation and instruction session. The session will vary in number from a single individual to a group of potential fosters.
The W2W volunteer program is for those wishing to donate their time and talent in a variety of ways.
Volunteers under 18 year olds must have a signed "consent" form from their parents, and complete an orientation and instruction session. The session will vary in content based on prior experience.
Volunteers will serve at our Humble Petsmart sdoption location on Saturdays and occasionaol Sundays.
Volunteers will help set up / breakdown the tables, kennels,etc. and will help answer basic questions from potential adopters and other duties as assigned.
STUDENT volunteers can earn credits if their school offers a community service program.
Be sure to check with your school staff and bring the form with you when volunteering.
Call or text Ron McCuen @ 713-504-7838 or email email@example.com to join our volunteer program. Minimum age is dependant or maturity, prior experience and must provide a signed release from your parent or guardian. I will need your name, email address & phone number.
NOTE: Release form must be signed in person by parent or guardian.
You may also come by our adoption events on Saturdays to join or speak with me in person.
INORMATION FOR VOLUNTEERS. THIS IS A FLEXIBLE GUIDELINE
Adoption Counselors are a key element providing assistance to adopters and the W2W Director or Officer in charge.
Handling cats & kittens, answering questions, helping with our paperwork and
helping adopters unfamiliar with handling cats and working with adoption center management and employees as an official representitive of Wags to Whiskers of Texas, Inc.
To become an Adoption Counselor you must apply in person at one of our adoption events on Saturdays.
Please call or text Ron McCuen @ 713-504-7838,
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.