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Get to Know Austin

Breed

Domestic Shorthair

Gender

Male

Age

7 Months

Weight

6.09lbs

Foster Type

Puppy & Kitten

Foster Austin

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Foster Austin

Foster Category: Kitten

Type of Foster Home: 
Austin needs a Core Foster home. If you've had a pet or fostered before, you have all the skills you need to be a Core Foster. 

Austin is looking for a foster home for the next two weeks while he is treated for an upper respiratory infection and monitored for symptoms of a virus he may have been exposed to. He will require a cat free foster home.

 

 

How to Foster Austin:

New fosters can take the first step by learning about fostering and completing the Foster Care Application. Veteran foster parents can email foster@pawschicago.org to schedule a pickup appointment.

Austin can be picked up at the Medical Center - 3516 W. 26th Street, Chicago.

Why Foster?

There are many animals that need us today. Each foster family allow us to save more homeless pets by opening their home to a pet or litter in need of love and care for a few weeks. When we are able to send a pet or litter to foster, it frees up space in our Medical Center to bring in more pets in need.

Last year, our foster families took in 3,467 pets. Some needed a peaceful place to recover from illness or injury. Puppies and kittens just needed a bit of time in a home environment with good socialization so they could grow big enough to have their spay/neuter surgery before adoption. Other pets needed a calm and relaxing break from the stress of shelter life.

Consider joining them in lifesaving. Sign up to become a foster today.

First Time Fostering? Learn More

Interested in fostering for PAWS Chicago? Begin the application process by completing our Foster Care Application.