When you let animals into your life, even as a foster parent, you are making a promise that you will take
care of them for as long as it takes, until they find a home of their own. When they finally do leave, there’s a part of them that stays with you and a part of you with them.
— Ken Foster, The Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned from Pets Who Were Left Behind

U.S. Safe Harbors - Pets Housed Off Site

You can foster a pet for victims of domestic violence, pets are victims too! Contact the family shelter, CASA or DVN in your area to volunteer and ask if they need pet foster parents. 

View Safe Harbors for Family Pets- Housed off Site via Google.