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Humane Society needs foster homes for cats


   High Desert Humane Society has an over population of cats and is in desperate need of foster homes.
   The number of cats received at the shelter is sometimes overwhelming and adequate housing is not available. Foster homes provide shelters with an additional option until a space becomes available.
   A foster home provides a temporary home for cats in need. The length of fostering can vary from a few days to several months depending on the amount of care or behavioral modification that is needed. The devotion and care given during this time allows the cat a second chance to be adopted by a loving home.
   The rewards of being a foster pet parent are many. They include offering an animal a second chance and the added benefit of receiving the love and attention right back from the animal you nurture.
   Fostering is a challenging but very rewarding experience. Foster homes provide shelters with the valuable option of temporary homes to care for the cats. They bridge the gap and offer the crucial extra time and space needed to be able to prepare a shelter cat to be adopted into a foster home.
   There are many cats in Madras that need to be trapped, neutered and fostered until they are adopted.
   The humane society needs your help. Those who can help should contact either Glennis Fellas, 475-0320, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Sandra Ballard, 475-3314, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .