Sometimes families are made, not born

Two-year-old Karla was part of a large group rescued from Quebec. Upon arrival in Toronto it was discovered that Karla was pregnant. Sadly, despite being rushed to a vet clinic, Karla’s kittens did not survive. She spent some recovery time at the clinic then was moved to a foster home. Karla had a rough time the first few days in her foster home. She was scared and confused, and she missed her kittens. Everything was strange; but her foster people were patient and kind. After a few litter box accidents, and a couple of days of being reluctant… Read More

Meet ROCCO – help him, and other cats!

Our annual Bowl-A-Thon is happening on Saturday, May 5th. It is a very important fundraiser for us because our supporters are raising funds to help cats in need… cats in desperate life saving need, like Rocco. Rocco is one of the saddest cases of neglect Toronto Cat Rescue has ever seen. He was found in horrible body condition – emaciated, fleas crawling all over him, severely anemic and a significant heart murmur. Worse yet, there was a massive wound on the side of his head covered in dangerously necrotic tissue (we have… Read More

Meet Hawk: The Heart Stealer

Around the time that the world lost the great Stephen Hawking, TCR rescued a woeful looking brown tabby boy who we decided to name “Hawk” as a tribute to the renowned Physicist. With his hunched over posture, Hawk reminded us a bit of his human namesake. Hawk tested positive for FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus), a virus which weakens the immune system of a cat. Just as Stephen Hawking valiantly battled his ALS, cats who are properly cared for can still live long happy lives with a good diet, low stress, indoor home,… Read More

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