Joyce Briggs

 

Foster Hero Story: Meet Veronica & Sam

It can be deeply satisfying to foster a senior pet. This household fostered a cat in his golden years and had just a wonderful experience. Here’s Veronica’s foster hero story! Why did Sam need to…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Kelly & Mooma

Being fostered helped this kitten keep her eye. Kelly, why did the pet Mooma need foster care? This sweet 4 month old kitten had an eye infection that had been resistant to treatment. Mooma needed…

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Foster Hero Story: See Hannah’s Fabulous Foster Album

Hannah and her, now, 12 year-old son have fostered over 250 dogs (and some kittens too) Why does she do it ? Why do you foster, Hannah? I just felt called to volunteer and feel…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Ann & learn how she built a family via foster

Yes, Fosters can infiltrate your heart! From a one to three cat family, the “foster” method! Ann shares that she likes fostering because it gives her a chance to make a difference without having to…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Joyce & Noodles

A tiny kitten shares gigantic lessons in resilience and finding joy in life. And finds a forever home in the process. Here’s Joyce’s foster pet hero story. (Note: a few of the photos below may…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Julie & Flossy

It’s not just cats and dogs that need foster homes while they look for their forever home. Fostering is a great way to learn what its like to parent a rabbit or the smaller “pocket…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Nicole & the Septuplets

Fostering seven at once? All the more to love! This couple fostered an entire kitten kindergarten class! See their fun video in the story. Nicole, what motivated you to foster? Fostering is such a great…

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Foster Hero Story: Meet Charles & Lucy

Sometimes fostering turns into true love. Even when you least expect it. That’s what happened when Charles got to know Lucy. This was your first time fostering. How did it come about? I had worked…

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Fostering Mrs. Whats-it

As a volunteer with Portland, Oregon animal shelters, I’ve thought a lot about what could make our community a safe one for pets, before they ever reach the shelter door. I envision living in a…

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