Harris County Pets in need of short-term fosters to bottle feed kittens

Harris County Pets is in need of short-term fosters to assist with bottle feeding kittens, according to a May 21 announcement from the organization. (Courtesy Getty Images)
Harris County Pets is in need of short-term fosters to assist with bottle feeding kittens, according to a May 21 announcement from the organization. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Harris County Pets is in need of short-term fosters to assist with bottle feeding kittens, according to a May 21 announcement from the organization. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Harris County Pets is in need of short-term fosters to assist with bottle feeding kittens, according to a May 21 announcement from the organization.

According to the announcement, Harris County Pets—formerly Harris County Animal Shelter—has received an influx of neonatal kittens, as is typical this time of year due to high cat breeding activity. The orphaned kittens are less than six weeks old, meaning they are in need of around-the-clock care and need to be nursed with a bottle until they are capable of feeding themselves.


"Staff at Harris County Pets will not only show you exactly what to do, but provide the supplies needed to feed and care for these tiny babies," the release states. "It's a short-term commitment and very rewarding."

According to the announcement, fosters must be at least 18 years old. For more information about being a foster for Harris County Pets, email [email protected], call 281-999-3191 or click here.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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