Toronto Cat Rescue

Cat colony caretakers help provide for Toronto’s 100,000 homeless cats

As Bob McCreary’s car comes to a halt, a horde of cats emerge from the wooden structures tucked in the corner of the parking lot. He goes to the trunk to get a jug of water and crack open another can of cat food. Some of them are waiting patiently a few feet away. Some of them weave in and around his legs, waiting for a nice meal—and maybe a scratch behind the ears.

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Cat rescue volunteer helps create photo fundraiser

She never met the photographer behind the camera, but Leigh Cavanaugh still can see Jasun Singh’s familiarity with his subjects. “There was a very personal tie to (the photos,)” she said. Centennial College journalism student Jasun Singh died almost a year ago. In his memory, the family has assembled some of Singh’s photographs of cats housed at the Toronto Cat Rescue (TCR) and published them in a calendar. Leigh Cavanaugh created the graphic design for the project.

Stray today, home tomorrow

Cat adoption facts TCR facts and numbers to consider before adopting a feline this winter: There are an estimated 1/2 million feral and homeless cats in the GTA. Cats and kittens called “ferral” can be those…