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What are the expectations of pet fosters?

I have seen several rescue organizations that have said they are looking for fosters. I know that there may be specifics for some organizations but I am really just wanting to know what in general are ...
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Is one small room to cruel for 2 cats?

I’m housing two of my friend’s cats for a month and a half while they are away on vacation. Both cats (1 male and 1 female) are 6 months old, they aren’t related, but were raised together from a very ...
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Foster dog suddenly violent

We took a foster dog 4 days ago and he's been a bit depressed, not eating nearly enough, no matter what food we give him, but all in all he is very calm and quiet. He's trained and does tricks, not ...
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My young cat doesn't like the foster kittens I bring home?

I have a 7 year old cat and a 1 year old cat. I had fostered before I got the 1 year old and my older cat didn't seem to mind, so we have it another go and agreed to foster a young kitten with a cold. ...
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To Foster or Not to Foster?

I have one very territorial cat, named Butterscotch. (Male, Neutered, 6 human years old, Ginger Tabby.) I have a friend who fosters animals, and I am very jealous of the adorable kittens he recently ...
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Foster Agency Not Taking Back Dog

I have kept a ~50 lb Husky/GSD named George for several months now. He was originally kept by an animal hoarder with 50 other dogs. Although he was initially very timid, he became moderately reactive ...
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How to introduce foster kittens to resident cat that doesn't seem bothered by them?

so I am fostering three 6 week kittens and have a resident two year old cat. The kittens have been introduced to her with them in their carrier and she really doesn't seem bothered by them. She had a ...
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Best brand of scale for kittens?

I am fostering young kittens, and I am going to go buy a scale to weigh them. I looked at a few, but I can't decide which scale is best. Do any of you have a preferred scale, and what brand is it?