Foster parents provide temporary homes for animals prior to adoption. Providing foster care is a wonderful and personal way to contribute to saving and improving the lives of homeless pets.

At The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City our goal is to keep animals in their homes, and to help animals if they need temporary placement prior to finding their forever home.  Sometimes we receive animals that need more care than what we can provide in the shelter environment — bottle baby kittens are an example of the type of animals that would do better in a foster home versus the shelter.  Becoming a foster parent allows us to extend our reach to help more animals.

When fostering for HSGKC, all supplies are provided, medical care is provided at our clinic and our Volunteer/Foster Coordinator will answer all the questions you have.  

Each year, around spring, shelters become full with underaged, unweaned kittens.  Hundreds of kittens come to us needing round-the-clock care, bottle feedings, warmth and so much more.


Our Itty Bitty Kitty Committee was formed so foster parents can chat with other fellow itty bitty kitty foster parents on how they can provide the best care for their foster kittens.


It is truly one of the most rewarding experiences to be able to take in a young baby kitten and to watch it grow, and eventually get adopted.  


Join the committee today by clicking the link below. 




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