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Get to Know Xantera


Domestic Shorthair




16 Years



Foster Type

Advanced Foster

Foster Xantera


Foster Xantera

Lincoln Park

Foster Category: Socialization

Type of Foster Home: 

Xantera needs an Advanced Foster home. She requires special skills and time commitments from their foster parents. 

Xantera is looking for a home where she is the only cat, however would not mind being with a calm dog. She needs to be in a home where members are 10+ and with someone experienced with injecting fluids into cats.

How to Foster Xantera:

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

Xantera is available for foster pick-up through our Adoption Center at 1997 N. Clybourn

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.