A WEBSITE FROM THE VOLUNTEERS OF THE HAYWARD ANIMAL SHELTER
Connecting rescued animals with loving homes!
Kitten Foster Program
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Interested in becoming a foster parent for underage kittens?
The purpose of being a foster parent is to provide a temporary home for kittens that are not old enough for adoption. Some kittens require special needs such as bottle feeding, socializing, or medical attention. We will make sure to match the right kitten or kittens to fit your home.
For more information please direct your questions to the front desk of the shelter, you can also email questions to
Caring for kittens is one of the cutest and most rewarding challenges a foster parent can undertake (besides caring for puppies). Whether you are a first-time kitten foster or seasoned foster parent, here you'll find lots of resources to make you a kitten expert in no time.
Kitten Video Resource List
Kitten Crash Courses
These webinars collect all the a-la-cart videos below into three overview webinars that take you step by step through caring for kittens from bottle to weaning and beyond. Great for first time fosters or as a refresher for seasoned kitten caretakers.