Here are some more pics of Leo.  He really likes his new home!   Warm regards, D.

Harlow (formerly Miss Kitty)

Hi Donna & NTCR! Just thought I’d send you a quick update of Harlow (formerly Miss Kitty). We are going into our 8th month of being a family and Harlow has changed and come out of her shell so much. From hiding terrified under the couch, she now greets me at the door, explores the entire apartment at […]

Cats Sit In the Strangest Places … and We Have the Pics to Prove It!

We’ve recently wrapped up our second GoGo Photo Contest posing the question ‘How and Where Does Your Cat Sit?’ There were certainly a lot of interesting places from dish racks to sinks in many postures and poses. Thanks to our supporters we raised $1,517 where all the proceeds will go to saving, sheltering, and healing animals. Congratulations to […]

Oh, What a Night!!!

We’d like to say a big, big THANK YOU to all our NTCR friends and family for joining us at the Catnip Bowl! From those that came out for a fun evening of bowling, to everyone who couldn’t attend but still showed their support by buying raffle tickets, we are so grateful for your kindness, […]

MoMo (Jewel)

To Donna and the wonderful volunteers at North Toronto Cat Rescue, I can’t thank you enough for caring for MoMo (formerly Jewel) and then uniting us. You took the time to get to know me, understanding my lifestyle and somehow knowing exactly which kitty would be right for me.  MoMo’s journey to the shelter and […]

Meet some kitties on National Adoption Day!

You can’t buy love, but you can adopt it! North Toronto Cat Rescue is proud to be part of Pet Valu’s National Adoption Weekend. On Saturday, October 14th, come meet some of our furry friends looking for their forever homes,  chat with some of our wonderful volunteers, and enjoy a Bake Sale too! Where: Pet […]

Photo Contest starting October 15th!

After the overwhelming response to our first photo contest (“Look at that face!”), we’re excited to announce our second contest: How? Where? Did You Say Your Cat Sits? By entering the contest, you are: – Proudly showing off your precious and photogenic fur baby. – Supporting NTCR by donating to our future. Your support (and entry!) helps us raise […]

Introducing the new NTCR logo!

​After over 20 years, and as part of our ongoing evolution, we’re excited to launch the brand new logo for North Toronto Cat Rescue! After careful consideration, we chose a design that reflects the love we have for what we do, at a shelter many rescued cats now call home. We know our long-time fans […]

Shop Amazon, Help NTCR!

If you love shopping on Amazon, you can now also support NTCR through our affiliate partnership…at NO added cost to you!  With every purchase you make through our direct link, you will help NTCR earn a small commission that will go a long way in supporting our shelter and feline friends. Shop and support – […]

Athena (Taylor) & Nyx (Purcilla)

Hi Donna, Breyden and I adopted two kittens from you last October. They’ve settled in nicely and are doing very well. I thought I’d share some pictures with you, I know you like to hear about everyone who found their furever homes. Here are pictures from their fist day home to present. Sincerely, ~ Cassandra […]



Hi Donna, I thought I’d send you and everyone at NTCR an update on how Newton is doing in his “furever” home – in a word, spectacular! He took a few days to come out from hiding and to stop running away from us. In just one week, though, he’s became very affectionate and playful […]

Kate and Pippa

Kate (Millie) & Pippa (Rags)

Hi Donna, Don and I wanted to let you know that Kate (Millie) and Pippa (Rags) are doing great. They are still very active and spend most of their days chasing each other around the house.  They also love playing fetch!  Kate will only fetch springs and Pippa will only fetch her toy mice. Pippa […]

Jasmine in her day bed


Hi Donna, I bought a baby chair to be used as a day bed for Jasmine (Jazzy) and she loves it! ~ Cathy   << BACK to Love Letters

Pippa & Kiki Update

You may remember that in 2015 Ruby, one of our pregnant cats gave birth to five kittens with Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH), also known as wobbly kittens. We urgently required foster homes, to give us adequate time to find permanent homes for them, and Pia, one of our volunteers stepped up to foster two of the […]

Smudge (Nickel)

Smudge (Nickel) was 18 months old when he was adopted in April 2015 by Michelle and her family. Check out the update below to see how he has settled in and how he has created a bit of a name for himself. He’s becoming quite famous! Thanks to Michelle and her mom (Sandi – now one […]

From Anastasia…

Hey guys….update – really it’s just an email letting u all know what an amazing girl we have. She’s thriving and everything. Things she loves: – Her banana toy – Her red tunnel – Sitting nicely in mommy and daddy’s closet, playing hide and seek – Head and face rubs – Allllll the treats – […]

Beemer (Bimmer)

Hello Donna & Everyone else that knew Beemer ( Bimmer ) He has been so wonderful since the day I brought him home! Beemer is the perfect match for my 1 year old cat Felix. They love to play and wrestle with each other and also I have caught them licking each other briefly already. […]

Vincent and Maggie

Hi Donna, Just wanted to give you an update on Vincent (formerly Sherbert) and Maggie (formerly Maddie)…. are doing great with our little Maltese Shi Tzu. A lot of curiosity all around and many interested looks and cautious approaching. Our dog desperately wants to play with them but they are not so sure about her. […]


Hi Donna, Just want to update you about Lenny. He’s doing great! The first day he came he was really scared and hiding and won’t eat unless I put a bowl of food in front of him haha. The second day and today, he’s been eating already! He knows the food and where the litter […]