Mike McGinn, Mayor
3/27/2009 12:44:00 PM
Don Jordan (206)386-4286
Kara Main-Hester (206)386-4293
Julie Moore (206) 684-0909
Katherine Schubert-Knapp (206) 684-0909
Learn how to be a foster “parent” for sick or immature cats and kittens
SEATTLE — If you’re interested in becoming a foster “parent” for sick or immature cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session Saturday, April 4, 2009, from noon to 1 p.m.. The session will be held in the shelter’s conference room located on the shelter’s upper level at
Those who attend an orientation session are under no obligation to foster an animal. The orientations are just the first step in the process. Each prospective foster parent is provided with a foster-care manual and a “consultant” who provides advice and answers questions.
The Seattle Animal Shelter relies on volunteers to provide temporary foster care in their homes to rehabilitate and nurture sick, injured and immature cats and kittens that would otherwise be euthanized. The shelter pays for preapproved veterinary care.
“Volunteers have told us this is a perfect project for the whole family and provides an opportunity for children to learn about the joys and responsibilities of having an animal without making a long-term commitment,”
For more information or additional directions call (206)386-PETS (7387) or go to www.seattleanimalshelter.org for a link to a map and driving directions. For Metro bus routes, call (206) 553-3000 or visit this web site: http://tripplanner.metrokc.gov/
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