I agree to comply with all local and state laws and ordinances relating to the care of domestic animals, and will not engage in any illegal activity with my foster animal.
I understand that no foster cat is allowed outside without prior consent from an SOS Rescue Inc. representative.
I understand that no foster animal is allowed to be left unattended with children.
I understand that the animal I am taking into foster care may not be housetrained and I am willing to train the cat and give him time to adjust to the litter box.
I agree to only feed my foster cat canned food unless otherwise instructed by SOS Rescue Inc.
I understand that the animal I am taking into foster care could potentially scratch or soil my furniture or belongings. I further understand that SOS Rescue Inc. will not be liable for damages caused by the foster animal.
I understand that a foster cat that has been in a shelter environment may nip or scratch when I bring him/her into my home, while they are getting used to their surroundings. This is normal behavior and I will give them time to adjust. SOS Rescue Inc. cannot be held liable for any personal injury sustained from the foster animal. If the foster animal does not adjust well after being in my home for a minimum of 2 weeks, I will contact SOS Rescue Inc. immediately and ask for the foster to be placed somewhere else.
I will use only positive reinforcement for training and I will not use any kind of physical punishment, regardless of behavior issues.
I understand that there are no guarantees of the behavior, health or disposition of my foster animal.
I understand that the shelter environment is very stressful and my foster animal may take some time to adjust to new situations, people and other animals in the home.
I understand that a foster animal must stay in my care; if for any reason my foster animal is kept in a location other than the address on this application or in the care of another person, I will notify SOS Rescue Inc. staff immediately.
I understand that a foster animal cannot be placed in a new home without the adopter coming to a preetermined location to finalize all adoption paperwork.
I understand that a foster animal cannot be adopted until it is spayed/neutered.
If I decide that I cannot follow through on my foster care commitment, I will give SOS Rescue Inc. 48 hours notice. However, if at any time I feel that my safety or the safety of my family or resident animals is at risk, I will contact SOS Rescue Inc. to pick up the foster animal immediately.
I understand that any foster animal I agree to take into my home remains under the ownership of SOS Rescue Inc. until which time an Ownership Transfer Agreement is completed and signed by myself, or another adopter.