Our Fostering Network

Founded in 2014, Treat me Kind is an animal protection charity working to help and promote compassion towards animals.

Helping to raise awareness about animal welfare issues through campaigns, educational programs and appeals.

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OUR FOSTERING NETWORK

Founded in 2014, Treat Me Kind is a charity that works to promote compassion towards animals.

We raise awareness about animal welfare issues through campaigns, educational programmes and appeals.

About Fostering

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Treat me Kind Foster carer. We are always keen to work with compassionate, dedicated, and loving people who would like to help cats in need.

Foster carers are unique individuals who dedicate their time and love to helping vulnerable animals who need care while waiting for their forever home.

Fostering a cat

Fostering is a wonderful way to help cats in need of a good and loving home. We rely on people to help us by providing a temporary home for cats in our care. By becoming one of our fosterers you are directly helping these animals in need by giving them a gift of a loving and happy home.

By caring for a cat in your own home, you will also give us extra space for another animal in need.

Would you like to foster?

Many cats are looking for a new start and opening your home and heart can be the best gift for them. Living with a foster family can help animals rebuild their confidence.

Every cat is unique, each with a different personality and needs, but we want to be there for each one of them and with your help we can reach these animals. Fostering is very rewarding and brings hope, love, kindness, and care to these felines, especially during their twilight years

Many people choose to foster rather than adopt due to personal circumstances and commitments.

Ahead of opening our cat rescue centre in West Sussex, we are building our network of foster carers. If you are interested in becoming a foster guardian when we open our doors, please complete our Register My Interest form.

With your permission, we would like to keep you up to date with our work, including developments on our rescue rehoming centre, and to stay in touch with you.

When we are ready to open our centre, we will contact you to start the fostering process, including the fostering application form.

There will be a 3-step process conducted by our fostering committee:

First stage – a phone call from the rehoming centre to begin the foster application process.

Second stage – a home visit and initial consultation.

Third stage – you receive foster carer approval.

Each foster carer will receive ongoing support from the rehoming centre. The health and safety of our fosterers, staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance. Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, we will not be able to offer fostering in homes where a member of the household is showing symptoms of, or has a confirmed case of, Covid-19, or has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable or is shielding.

Thank you for considering fostering and we hope to hear from you soon.

Take Action

Register your interest

If you would like to register your interest to become one of our foster carers and join our network, please complete our form.

Fostering a cat is an important role. It helps in the rehabilitation process and provides a secure home while they wait for a forever home.

If you have any questions or would like to contact us, please email us here.

Knit for Kitties

Do you like to knit or crochet? If so, we would love you to knit some much needed pet blankets or toys. These will be used in our shoeboxes filled with essential items that we send to animal rescue centres in the UK and shelters abroad.

If you would like any more information, details or patterns, please feel free to contact us here, thank you.

Support and Help

We rely on volunteers to help our charity. If you are considering volunteering, we hope you will choose us. It is an opportunity to help vulnerable cats in the community. We need people to help in a variety of ways, such as becoming a foster carer or working remotely on one of our many projects. We’re also in need of specific skills.

This need will grow when we open our cat fostering centre. If you would like to lend a hand, please get in touch by  emailing: friend@treatmekind.org.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.