SPCA Florida Foster Program Donations Needed

SPCA Florida Foster Program Donations Needed

Lakeland:  The babies are coming!  SPCA Florida is preparing for kitten and puppy season to arrive.  Kitten Season is the busiest time of year in Florida for community and owned cats to reproduce. April through September brings SPCA Florida a stream of newborn kittens that require specialized care. As early as late February animal organizations in the South can see kittens trickling into shelters.

Every year, SPCA Florida’s Foster Caregiver Program provides temporary homes to more than 3,000 animals who are too young, currently being treated for illness or injury, or need socialization.

SPCA Florida is looking for foster parents to help save more lives in Polk County. A foster parent is a person who has the strength to give a special animal a temporary spot in their home where they can feel loved and safe to thrive and become a future family member. Foster families provide animals TLC and one-on-one attention before they are adopted.  SPCA Florida provides all the medical care, training, and supplies.

You can save lives by donating needed products, such as KMR (replacement milk), puppy training pads, heating pads, baby blankets, and miracle nipple sets to list just a few. Several donation boxes have been placed around the Lakeland area, including PetSmart, Pet Supermarket, Benson’s Canine Cookies and other locations as well as SPCA Florida. You can make a monetary donation at any of these locations or go online to   https://www.spcaflorida.org/donate/

SPCA Florida’s Kitten and Puppy Wish List items are available online at https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/31O4T68Q7A2Y1/ref=bnav_topnav_lists_2.  Items can be purchased from the Amazon site and delivered directly to SPCA Florida. You can save a life without leaving your home!

Becoming a foster caregiver is an amazing experience and an opportunity to take part in saving the lives of animals. If you are an animal lover looking to make a difference in the life of a deserving dog or cat who needs you, become a foster caregiver today!

For a complete listing of donation drop off locations and Wish List items, go online to https://www.spcaflorida.org/2020kittenshower/ or contact Laine Griffin or Ali Dunstan, Foster Coordinators at 863.577.4638.

SPCA Florida is asking for financial, foster, and adoption support. To help, go online at www.spcaflorida.org and donate, foster or check out our adoptable dogs and cats.

About SPCA Florida

Founded in 1979, SPCA Florida is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization headquartered in Lakeland. Dedicated to improving the lives of pets and people in the community, SPCA Florida provides caring, compassion and hope to more than 6,000 homeless animals entering our doors each year. Open to the public, our McClurg Animal Medical Center is a state-of-the-art veterinary facility that heals and helps 50,000 patients annually. Thousands more pets and people are served through our community outreach and education programs.