Safety Net Fosters (Dog & Cat)


This sub-group is for anyone interested in becoming a Safety Net Foster to provide temporary care for owned animals.

Safety Net Fostering is the fostering of owned animals whose families are experiencing a temporary inability to provide care for them. This may be related to financial instability, domestic violence, incarceration, or hospitalization. As COVID-19 eviction moratoriums are lifted around the country, Safety Net Fostering programs may be needed more than ever to keep people and their pets together.
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PLEASE FIX the MULTIPLE 404s to the "Safety Net" program, You have 404s all over the web. Implement REDIRECTS in your .htaccess file, please
What link are you referring to? — Kaitlyn Pappas Kaitlyn Pappas on June 9, 2023
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I have a cat and I've been experiencing health issues and was concerned about my cat's well-being if I'm hospitalized. This program would help ease my worries over my cat's well-being. I do have a question though, what happens if the person fostering my cat doesn't give him back? Super lovable and I can only imagine that someone's going to fall Head over heels form just like I did. I'm just afraid that they'll decide to keep him. What insurance is do we have against this happening?
Hello! If you feel you may need help in the event you are unable to care for your cat, please contact our Pet Support Center at 520-724-7222. Rest assured that it is a legal requirement, signed via contract, that our fosters comply with the terms of the Safety Net program which includes returning the pet. However, there has never been an instance where a foster refused to return a Safety Net pet. Our fosters truly love and enjoy what they do — Kaitlyn Pappas Kaitlyn Pappas on August 31, 2022
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I've had dogs all my life. I have also had cats and horses for many years. We have recently lost our old German Shepherd and are not ready to commit to another dog yet. But would like to help others in the meantime.
I saw that post. Not much information there. I have 2 female dogs both friendly very energetic Swiss Mountain one yr old and an older Catahoula 6yrs. I also have a cat which would not be a problem unless the dog tends to bother the cat. Cat comes and goes as he pleases. Can you give me more info. All of my animals are fixed.
I know, sorry. I am working on getting more info from the owner today so will hopefully have more info shortly. Thanks! — Kristina Hurlburt Kristina Hurlburt on December 17, 2020
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I thought I signed up for this program. Can someone check and let me know.
Hi Kathy! I see you are part of this sub-group. Thank you! I have a dog that I am seeking a 2-4 week foster for. Would you be interested? — Kristina Hurlburt Kristina Hurlburt on December 17, 2020
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