Fostering and Socializing Unsocial Kittens

January 2017

Audience: Executive Leadership, Foster Caregivers, Shelter/Rescue Staff & Volunteers

Fostering kittens is an extremely fun and rewarding experience. However, it can be frustrating when your foster kittens are frightened of you and want nothing to do with you or any other humans. The good news is that many unsocialized kittens, depending on their age, can learn to not only tolerate interaction with humans but even enjoy it. The following interactive class will teach you how to safely accomplish socializing an unsocial kitten.

Here is what you can expect to learn:

  • The definition of an unsocial kitten
  • The best age ranges for socialization
  • The best tools and area to help socialize kittens in safely
  • Several socializing techniques and step-by-step instructions on how to socialize your foster kittens
  • How to prepare the kitten and the adopter for continued success

Click here to begin the class

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