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This is agreement is made by and between:
Military ID Number, if any: ________________________
Name of Cat: ______________________________
and the following foster person:
Phone (day): ___________________________
Phone (evening): ___________________
The owner named above maintains
ownership of any and all animals placed in foster and confirms that they will
contact the foster home and resume possession within two weeks after they return
from the duty posting that is requiring this foster arrangement.
The owner shall provide a carrier
and shall be responsible for cost of (circle as apply and initial):
[Veterinary expenses] [grooming expenses]
Medical care of the fostered cat
is authorized by the fosterer with the full authority of the owner.
The owner assumes no
responsibility for Veterinary expenses which the Veterinarian does not concur
are reasonable and necessary. The owner authorizes the fosterer to obtain Veterinary
care and services for the cat that are reasonable and necessary in the opinion
of the following Veterinarian, or, if that Veterinarian is unavailable, a
qualified Veterinarian. Every attempt will be made to use this Veterinarian for Veterinary
Veterinarian name: ____________________________
Veterinarian Street Address: __________________________________
Veterinarian City, State, Zip: ____________________________________
Veterinarian Telephone number: _________________________
Arrangements for payment for Veterinary services [have] [ have not] been made by the owner
with this Veterinarian.
In an emergency when attempting
to reach this Veterinarian rather than another may jeopardize the cat's life,
the foster person should seek immediate Veterinary care. With proper
documentation, the foster person will be reimbursed for that care by the
Veterinary Care Insurance [has] [has not] been arranged for by the owner to cover
part of the veterinary expenses.
Medical care required for a cat
due to neglect of the cat or disregard of this contract shall be the
responsibility of the foster person. Neglect is defined as:
"Pet care that contradicts reasonable Veterinary standards."
Included but not limited to:
* Any cat left unattended for more than 24 hours, deprived of a supply of food or water to their detriment;
* Allowing a female pet cat to be bred, as applies;
* Allowing the cat access to hazardous and/or harmful materials;
* Declawing the cat if not already declawed;
* Or to in any way care for the cat in a manner deemed neglectful by either state or local ordinances and
The owner will cover the expense
of a spay or neuter of the pet cat and the foster may take the cat to a spay/neuter
clinic with full permission to spay or neuter the cat if not already altered.
In such case that the foster home
cannot continue to care for the cat or cats until the owner returns, the
CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. Rescue Coordinator or a recognized 501(C)3 rescue shall be
contacted and arrangements will be made to place the animal in another foster
home using a contract that supports the provisions outlined in this contract.
Such placement shall be made through CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. resources or the
resources of a recognized 501(C)3 rescue organization. CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc.
is available through the information below.
CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. DBA Purebred Cat Breed Rescue
90 B West Terra Cotta Avenue #160
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Phone for this purpose ONLY: (888) 303-9454
Both parties to this contract
agree to hold CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. harmless with regard to this agreement,
the placement of the cat in foster care, or any other matter, fully recognizing
that that network is made up of unpaid volunteers with the best of intentions.
CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. is not a party to this agreement, and had made no
representations to either party of any type whatsoever.
The Owner is providing the
fosterer with two contacts in case of emergency and for 60 day updates on the
Street Address: ___________________________________
City, State, Zipcode_________________________________
Street Address: ____________________________________
City, State, Zipcode: _________________________________
Should the owner fail to claim
the cat within a month after the end of their term of duty,
[ ] Fosterer will agree to keep the animal and shall legally assume ownership.
[ ] Fosterer will contact The CFA Purebred Rescue, Inc. Rescue Coordinator or a
reputable 501(c)3 rescue group in their area to arrange for placement in a home or rescue as mutually agreed
[ ] Foster will contact closest relative of owner who will assumed ownership responsibility.
The owner assumes no
responsibility or liability for damages incurred, including but not limited to
personal liability or damages to personal property including, but not limited
to, home furnishings damaged by the foster cat or cats. The foster home shall
have homeowner or renters insurance which shall include personal liability
insurance to cover same.
This agreement is the entire agreement between the parties, and any modification shall be in writing. The person providing the foster home agrees that:
The foster cat shall be kept as an indoor family pet
The foster cat shall be allowed
to free feed or be fed at least twice daily and in amounts to maintain proper
body weight. or as recommended by the Veterinarian.
The foster cat shall have access to fresh water at all times.
The foster cat shall receive care and personal attention to
maintain social skills as deemed necessary for a pet cat.
A litterbox with litter will be
available except when the cat is in a carrier being transported between
locations, such as a trip to the Veterinarian. The litterbox will be scooped
daily and should clay litter be used, the litter replaced fully at least twice
The foster cat shall be
supervised while interacting with any and all other animals not owned by the
fosterer and for an adequate period with the animals of the fosterer after
initial placement with the fosterer to assure that the other animals will not
cause harm to the cat.
The foster cat shall be
supervised while initially interacting with any and all children. After the
initial period of supervised interaction, unsupervised interaction may be
allowed if the safety of both the cat and the child appears reasonably assured.
The foster cat shall be kept in a
safe and clean environment with adequate room to exercise and protected from
conditions, experiences, and substances unsafe for any pet.
The foster cat shall not reside
in a location other than that which is stated on this agreement without the
express written approval of the owner unless:
* There is danger to the cat's health or life;
* The location becomes uninhabitable and another foster is found and a
contract reflecting of the provisions of this contract is signed;
* The owner does not return to claim the animal within a month after the end of their term of duty;
* Serious circumstances require the foster person to place the animal
for the well being of the animal or the foster family. In such case, another foster
home must found and a contract reflecting of the provisions of this contract is signed.
* The foster person moves. Should the foster person move, the fosterer will notify the owner
immediately of their new address.
The foster person shall immediately attempt to notify
the owner of any heath or behavior concern pertinent to the foster cat.
The foster person shall immediately notify the owner should
the foster cat become lost or stolen.
The foster person may not transfer the cat to any other person
without the express written consent from a owner.
Foster Person Signature
Cat Owner Signature
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