He’s on the right in the front…always in the front!!! He is super social and photogenic!
One in photo on far left has been adopted ( Kira) along with Sister Abigail.
One in other photo on the left is Mr. Fluffy the only male and his sister.
Lady Papoute ( the pretty white cat formely known as File # SV-7863) was surrendered to kill shelter by her Owner as she “had no time to take care of her”. She was slated to be gassed today( 10/4) so we saved her. She is a spayed and declawed 7yr old female 4.4 kg but she lost a pound in the shelter it is so stressful. She is a darling and beautiful girl with such gold eyes and a coat of white plush!
Her mom was Hit by a car and killed. She was hand raised. She is super darling tiny girl. She is less than 1 kg in weight and a dilute grey/ torti playful princess.
Theo is the most exquisitely marked 4 yr old neutered male Bengal? tabby cross whose feet have all been declawed. He seems calm and affectionate even when he was in the horrible Quebec shelter. He is apparently used to a halter and to going for walks outside but we wont be confirming this. He is viral negative.
Miss Celia is a spayed female. She is viral negative. She was traumatized by her day long journey from Quebec but now has blossomed into a wonderful young lady! She loves to head butt and loves treats. She is DESPERATE for a person of her very own. She protected her 5 kittens while on the streets of Quebec. The first two are photos of her huddles up with her kids on her way here! They were all in plump shape and so healthy so please consider helping her now.
Please call Deb at 416-777-9495 if you are interested. She will be excited to talk to you about him!
The neglect changes you.
The abuse hardens you.
The suffering breaks you. …
The ignorance angers you.
The indifference disturbs you.
The injustice destroys you.
On a daily basis…your faith will be tested.
Your heart will be wounded….
Your soul will be altered.
On a weekly basis…you’ll question yourself.
You’ll question your strength.
You’ll question the world.
On a monthly basis…you’ll fall down.
You’ll get up.
You’ll go on…
On a yearly basis…you’ll look back…
You’ll see faces…
You couldn’t save them.
You’ll learn to mourn.
You’ll learn to trust a little less.
To do a little more.
To fight a little harder.
You’ll learn to try.
You’ll learn to fail.
You’ll learn when to hold on.
When to give up.
When to let go.
You’ll learn who you are.
What you stand for.
Why that matters.
Then… at times… you’ll forget why you matter.
You’ll question what you’re doing.
You’ll wonder if it’s worth it.
But…here’s the good news… When you forget…
When you question…
When you wonder…
All you have to do…
Is take a look around…
And you’ll see them.
You’ll see their faces.
You’ll see their smiles.
You’ll feel their love.
In their eyes, you’ll see their journeys…
You’ll remember their beginnings…
You’ll know how far they’ve come…
You’ll remember when they didn’t know you…
When they didn’t trust you…
When they’d given up.
You’ll remember how you healed them…
How you loved them…
How they loved you, too.
And as you look back…
You’ll want to move forward…
For them… and because of them.
In your darkest hours, you’ll look around…
To find the differences made…the hope given…
and the lives saved…
Because you existed.
In those moments, when you look into their eyes…
Every doubt will be erased.
Every question will be answered.
Every worry will subside.
Because in that instant…in each of your hearts…
You both share the very same thought: “Every bit of pain was worth it…for this moment here with you.”
And honestly…no matter what else happens…
Those moments hold all the strength you need…
To keep going.
Rescue is pain.
Rescue is joy.
Rescue is worth it…because they are worth it.
And that’s the honest truth.
~ Ashley Owen Hill
February 2014 A gentle touch, a warm lap, a hug . Our previously abused or neglected cats have maybe never known any simple acts of kindness until they came here. They are unloved. The unwanted. And they are desperately waiting to be rescued.
Most of our cats were rescued from a high kill Quebec shelter, a shelter that takes in all unwanted cats. Unfortunately, because of the failing economy in that area, the shelter is overrun and due to this high volume, cats must be euthanized if they can’t be placed within several days of their capture or drop-off at the facility. The shelter partly relies on Bay Cat Hospital to save as many as we can. We cannot save more cats from this shelter until our current family gets placed. So please open your homes and hearts if you can.
Thank you all for your assistance in our endless rescue efforts in the past and thank you for spreading the word about these previously disposed of cats. We couldn’t have placed them without you.
Please look at some of the 100’s of cats you have recently helped us save by clicking on the link and please help us save more!
Recently Adopted :see some of our success stories!