Be the Rescuer

Why do I foster?

You know, it’s a question I get asked a lot and there are lots of reasons why I do it. Me & Ophelia, my very first foster kitten! 1. Kittens are cute. Most people are lucky to have their cat “kitten sized” for a few short months before they start to grow and became full […] Read more…

Happy National Feral Cat Day!

Halifax is in the middle of a feral cat crisis and we’ve got a long road ahead of us if we, as a city and as a community, want to change it. HCRS and the other dozen or so rescue groups and shelters in this city do the best that we can with the resources […] Read more…

Halifax has a dirty little secret….

I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It’s the largest city on Canada’s East coast and the capital of Nova Scotia. We’re a hot spot for tourists due to our beautiful waterfront and scenery and we have nearly 300 years of history. I love this city because it’s large enough to always find something to do […] Read more…

Slava the Hopeful & her newborn kittens

When it comes to animal rescue, time is the utmost importance. But when you’re dealing with a pregnant momma cat or a momma cat who has just given birth outdoors, time is not only important but it’s also critical. A quick response saves lives. Recently a skinny, malnourished cat arrived on the back step of […] Read more…

Sometimes I really hate my own species

When I’m not wrangling kittens, crafting till my fingers go numb or playing dodgeball, I spend a good 40 hours a week working for a company in return for money that allows me to pay my bills, wrangle kittens, pay for craft supplies and dodgeball fees. I work for a real estate development company that […] Read more…

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