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Foster Pets

Henry the Rescue Cat Adopts Homeless Kittens

Rescue Idiot | Posted 05.20.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

A litter of kittens was found dumped in a box on the side of a highway when they were barely two weeks old. With no mother present.

16 Reasons Why Fostering A Shelter Pet Is Basically The Best Thing In The World

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.24.2015 | Green

Want to make the world a better place in one easy step? Take home a foster pet from a local shelter or rescue group. Fostering means bringing in a ...

These Foster Kittens Love Being Bottle Fed So Much They Can't Stop Wiggling Their Ears

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.07.2014 | Good News

Waffle, Pancake, Muffin, Hash Brown and Biscuit are a group of month-old kittens known as the "breakfast bunch." Their names speak to hearty meals...

Why It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To A Foster Pet

AP | By SUE MANNING | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You nurse and nurture, live with and love an animal in your home. After a few weeks or months, you turn it over to someone or ret...

You Can't Hurry Love: Nurturing Emotionally-Wounded Dogs

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

With time, patience, and the right tools and resources, every dog will eventually settle in. And there are few things as gratifying as knowing you are providing a bright future to a dog with a dark past.

Washington Humane Society Foster Challenge

Lisa LaFontaine | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Lisa LaFontaine

Not only do foster families provide a much needed safe haven for animals, but they also give each dog or cat the opportunity to feel comfortable enough to reveal his or her true personality.