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.
The COVID 19 Pandemic requires changes to our Foster policies when inside the Petsmart store. The rules change often, so rather than trying to keep up with it here. just observe any signs Petsmart posts at the entrance to the stores.
1. Fosters must drop off thier cats between 10:00 & 11:00. (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 Sunday from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
4. If not adopted, the foster will pick up their cats BETWEEN 3:00 - 4:00 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 volunteers.
KITTENS TOO YOUNG FOR SPAY / NEUTER / RABIES
Kittens can be part of our adoption program when they are at least 10 weeks old, They must have at least one FVRCP vaccination, worm and flea treatment. Kittens will be examined for ringworm and fleas. If present, the foster MUST take the kitten home until their condition is improved. NO EXCEPTIONS
We sincerely want to help find forever homes for your babies, but can not allow infections or health hazards to spread throughout our foster families.
What you need to bring kittens to adoption events
1. a short kitten profile
2. a color photo of the kitten
3. a completed Cat Profile
The W2W volunteer program is for those wishing to donate their time and talent in a variety of ways.
Volunteers MUST be at least 16 years of age, (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 may serve either at our shelter in Porter, Tx. and / or one of our sdoption locations.
Shelter volunteers will be expected to clean the buildings, kennels, litter boxes and a large variety of other tasks. Men & women are both welcome.
Petsmart and Natural Pawz 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 16 with 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.
Adoption Counselors are a key element providing assistance to adopters and the W2W staff.
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 Sundays.
Please call or text Ron McCuen @ 713-504-7838,
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.