feral cats

Feral cats need homes too!

I’ve had a number of semi-feral pass through my home and although they may not offer the same sort of affection as more socialised cats do, they tend to be pretty chilled out cats if you leave them be. Bobbi is a great example of a feral cat turned house pet. Although she shies away […] Read more…

New Arrivals – Dulsey & Soleil

Recently I was given two of the most feral kittens I have yet to foster. I was given the task to assess them to see whether or not they could be socialised at all…and if not, they would be released back outdoors, left to fend for themselves. Their future outcome rests on my shoulders. I […] Read more…

One Cat, Two Cat, Shy Cat, Blue Cat….

Shy. Skittish. Feral. Fearful. Afraid. Timid. So many words used to describe many cats yet they don’t all mean the same thing. People will often use these words interchangeably describe the same cat, even though there is a huge difference between a feral cat and a shy cat. Incorrectly describing a cat’s behaviour can have […] 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…