National Volunteer Week – Thank you our Large Rescue Team!

Toronto Cat Rescue’s partnership with SPA Beauce Etchemin was stronger than ever in 2019. We transferred over 200 cats from this shelter, over 4 large rescues. Our friends in Quebec have a very low adoption turnover so live outcome is a huge challenge for them. TCR’s partnership has brought them such relief and changed the fortune for hundreds of cats. The unsung TCR heroes who are on the front lines the day of the big intakes are our Large Rescue Team. This team of 10 volunteers (not all pictured) work non-stop for… Read More

National Volunteer Week – Thank you Heather Penney!

Celebrating Volunteer Week

This #NationalVolunteerWeek, we give thanks to all of our volunteers in the Greater Toronto Area and in the Kitchener/Waterloo region. Today, we’d like to thank a very special volunteer from the KW chapter – Heather Penney. I heard of Toronto Cat Rescue when I adopted my first cat in October 2008 from Kitchener PetSmart. She was a beautiful dilute tortie named Kelsey. She lived to be 15 but passed at the end of August 2019 due to kidney disease. I became a foster in November 2019. I wanted to foster to give… Read More

Here we grow again!

It’s a brand new decade and Toronto Cat Rescue is growing again! We are currently seeking a part-time Veterinary Care Coordinator to help with our busy operations department and complex cat rescue. The health of our rescue cats and the support of our foster coordinators and foster homes is paramount to our mission.  Saving nearly 2,800 cats each year and spending over half a million dollars in veterinary costs takes a huge amount of resources. Our goal with this new position is to reduce our veterinary spending and save more cats, with… Read More

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