Update on 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.

Giles Story

You may remember Hobo, one of our lovable cats who was rescued from the streets of Hamilton. Now called Giles, he settled in to his furever home almost two years ago and continues to thrive. Becky, his Mom, has shared the following update with us and as we know that you all love a happy […]


You may remember PADDINGTON, one of our lovely kitties who found his furever home in 2015. Read on to hear how he is adapting to his new life. Many thanks to Leslie for providing this update; we’re so happy that you found each other and are so grateful that you opened your heart and home […]

NTCR Interview with Rogers TV

NTCR were recently invited by Rogers TV to talk about our cats, fundraising and the Save NTCR campaign with Sarita Patel, on the daily talk show The Bulletin Board.


N.T.C.R. is a volunteer run, non-profit registered charity, cage free NO-KILL cat shelter. Due to a change in property ownership this shelter must relocate to avoid impending doom. Please help raise the funds needed for all costs associated with finding a new place these cats can continue to call home. YOUR GENEROSITY IS GREATLY APPRECIATED. […]

Match Gift Campaign – NTCR is seeking a partner!

We are looking for a supporter, sponsor or local business interested in partnering with NTCR on a fund raising campaign. We are hoping to find an individual, group or local business willing to match gift donations coming in to the shelter via the campaign for a defined period of time and/or to a maximum dollar […]

Special Needs (FeLV)

Not all of our cats and kittens come to us in good health, but it is our mission to give them the love, care and support that they need to nurse them back to health and ensure they live a fulfilled life. This month we will put the spotlight on some of our special needs […]

NTCR Online Auction now closed.

The online auction is now closed. Thank you for all your interest and your bids. We will be reviewing each item and will confirm the lucky winner shortly. NTCR would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your support. All proceeds from this event will go directly to supporting our kitties.

Did you know…….?

DID YOU KNOW – that North Toronto Cat Rescue is nearing the end of our two-week online auction? Our volunteers have managed to obtain many wonderful items that would be useful for Father’s Day presents, pampering the furry friend in your life, or simply for your own enjoyment. Please click on this link NTCR Online […]

Second and final week of NTCR fundraising ONLINE AUCTION

The auction is now into its second week and it’s great to see the bids coming in. NTCR would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support. Remember that all proceeds from the auction go directly to NTCR and to helping kitties in need. We have also posted a second batch […]

Online Auction now open!

The North Toronto Cat Rescue Online Auction is now open for bidding, please raise a paw and make a difference! Click here for link to Auction site.

NTCR Online Auction – get ready to bid!

The start of the NTCR Online Auction is just days away and many of you have been asking how you can take part – so, here is some further information. We have many wonderful items for you to bid on that have been donated by our volunteers and local businesses. The value of the items […]

NTCR Online Auction – coming soon!

Looking for a way to support NTCR, but find yourself currently unable to foster, adopt or volunteer? Then why not take part in the NTCR Online Auction and help us to raise funds to achieve our goal of providing all cats and kittens with the chance to live out their lives in a safe and […]

When does 1 + 1 = 7 ?

 When 1 unneutered tom and 1 unspayed queen produce a kindle of kittens of course!   ThIs is Shadow.           And this is Ruby.     And this is their kindle. Aren’t they sweet? These lucky kittens were born inside, and have all the resources of NTCR behind them to ensure […]

Pyometra, yet another reason to spay your cat.

    This is a story about a pretty brown tabby we call Coco. Isn’t she lovely? But she’s not just a pretty face. Coco is what they call a “Hemingway cat”. She is a polydactyl, with six toes instead of five on each of her front feet. And oh my goodness, the cuteness factor! […]