Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc.


Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: Noon - 6:00 PM
Sunday: Noon – 4:00 PM (11:00 AM to 2:00 PM for Dog Kennel)

Cat and Kitten Foster Application


Note: If you have any issues submitting this form, please fill out all fields even if something is not applicable with N/A and try to resubmit.

Please provide two personal references:


If you have dogs, are they spayed/neutered?
If you have cats, are they spayed/neutered?
Are your pets up to date on ALL vaccinations?
Have your current animals been exposed to other animals?
Have you ever provided foster care for cats before?
Would you be able to bring the Foster animals into the shelter for general vet visits and/or medical treatments (schedule permitting
Are all members of your household comfortable with animals?
Are you able to isolate the foster animal from your other animals?
Able to Foster: (Check all that apply)
If willing to take kittens to be bottle fed, do you understand the time requirements for bottle feeding?
Would you be available for longer term fosters (6 months or more)? (Most fosters last from a few weeks to a few months)
Do you have secure screens on windows?
Would you be able to keep the foster cat/kitten as indoor ONLY?

I understand that the animals, which I agree to foster, may have been a stray and In addition, I accept and understand the following conditions (Please read and initial):  I acknowledge that the cat that I am fostering may not be vaccinated, wormed, tested for FIV/FeLV, spayed, or neutered  I acknowledge that the cat I am fostering may have or develop a potentially contagious medical condition. (Ex: FIV, FeLV, Distemper, Parasites, Upper Respiratory Infection)  I have a right to request the medical history of the cat I am fostering  I agree to monitor the foster cat for lethargy, loss of appetite, vomiting, severe diarrhea, or any serious change in behavior. If any of these things occur, I agree to contact staff via the Emergency Phone Line (551-804-1873).  I agree to isolate the foster cat from other pets in the household.  I agree to abide by all the rules and regulations set forth by the R.B.A.R.I. staff and further outlined in the foster manual  I understand that I am fostering this cat and not adopting. If I, any family member or friends are interested in adopting this pet, they must contact the appropriate RBARI Staff. I hereby accept temporary possession, title and responsibility for the animals I foster and release The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. from liability for any injury or damages to any person or property caused by said animal, and from any causes of action, claims, suits or demands that may arise as a result of such injury or damages. I understand the risks of working with animals and accept these risks.

Do you understand the terms and conditions?

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