OHW Foster Contract

This agreement is made and hereby entered into on the date below between Operation Healing Whiskers, referred to as OHW, and the below signed, hereafter referred to as Foster, for the care of rescued cat(s) awaiting adoption.  Both parties agree to the following terms of foster care.

  • Foster agrees to provide housing and care for the cat(s), to include but not limited to, proper food, water and loving attention.  The environment must be safe. Foster agrees NEVER to let the cat(s) outside or leave them in a car.
  • Foster agrees to notify OHW if the cat(s) show signs of illness to include, but not limited to, sneezing, wet or runny eyes, diarrhea, loss of appetite or any other indication the cat(s) may be ill.
  • Foster agrees that isolation of the foster cat(s) is necessary for the safety of the foster’s personal pets and for the safety of the foster cat(s).
  • Foster hereby agrees that the foster cat(s) belongs to OHW and is not authorized to rehome the pet or act as an agent/representative beyond fostering.
  • Foster agrees that OHW retains all legal rights and control of the cat(s) and the foster is not authorized to make any legal or medical decisions on his/her behalf.  This includes administering medications, etc, without first notifying OHW.
  • OHW retains the right, at their discretion and for any reason, to visit foster’s home to check on the welfare of the cat(s) and to take physical possession of the cat(s) at any time.
  • Foster agrees to bring the cat(s) to all adoption events, unless notified by an OHW representative not to, or other arrangements have been made for transport.
  • Foster agrees to transport the cat(s) to all necessary appointments unless prior arrangements have been made.
  • Foster agrees to notify OHW immediately if the cat(s) is lost or stolen.
  • If the foster decides to permanently adopt the cat(s), the foster shall notify OHW. Upon approval, established adoption procedures shall be followed, which includes completing an adoption contract and paying the adoption fee.
  • If the foster is unable to continue fostering the cat(s), OHW must be given reasonable time to find a suitable replacement home for the cat(s).
  • OHW makes no guarantee and/or promises regarding the cat(s) and their disposition, temperament and/or future health and personality.
  • Foster agrees to foster the cat(s) at the foster’s own risk, and indemnify and release OHW Rescue, its founders, board of directors and volunteers of any liability arising from damages to person(s) or property caused by the cat(s).
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