National Volunteer Week – Thank you Donna Bell!

Celebrating Volunteers

We’re giving thanks this #NationalVolunteerWeek to all of our volunteers in the Greater Toronto Area and in the Kitchener/Waterloo region. Today, we’re thanking Donna Bell, one of our very special volunteers from the KW chapter. Hi, my name is Donna Bell and I have been a foster home with TCR for right around 10 years. I started fostering with another organization on a whim because I didn’t think I would be able to let the cats go. I loved every minute of it and though I did fail that first time and… Read More

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

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