Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

Assessment & Socialization Homes

URGENT: We need assessment/socialization homes for semi-feral cats. The role of the assessment home is to get to know the cat and see if he/she is socializable. Sometimes traumatized stray cats get into the mix and can need additional support as well. You would be helping the Foster team decide what sort of more long-term […]

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Foster Homes

We are always looking for new foster homes, especially for adult cats we have brought in off the street who need time and patience to recover and learn to trust people. We also have some cats who are looking for temporary shelter, when volunteers go on vacation. Can you help? If yes, please read through […]

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Socialization Homes

volunteer as a socialization home

Annex Cat Rescue is currently looking for new people to provide socialization homes for cats coming in off the street. This is a hugely important role. If you’re an experienced cat-person, please consider fostering a frightened cat or kitten who needs to be socialized, or re-socialized, after a rough time. We also have “special needs” […]

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Foster Parenting

Since the Annex Cat Rescue does not have an animal shelter, we use a network of foster homes to nurture, socialize, provide companionship, love, respect and temporary shelter for our kittens and cats on their journey to finding forever homes. Our foster parents pay for the food and other basic necessities, for which they can […]

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An important part of ACR’s work is our Trap-Neuter/Spay-Return (TNR) program. This requires a network of volunteers to trap feral cats; transport them to and from the vets where they are neutered or spayed; provide them with recovery space, then returning them to their colonies. In this way, we help to curb overpopulation of the […]

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Feral Colony Feeding

As well as practicing TNR, Trap-Neuter/Spay-Return (TNR) and providing veterinary treatment for the sick and injured, Annex Cat Rescue has a number of routes we maintain through Feral Feeding. We currently have 19 colonies scattered through Toronto. Feral feeding is typically done once a week or once every two weeks for established cats along our […]

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Do you have a vehicle and a couple of hours you can sometimes spare? Annex Cat Rescue is always looking for Volunteers with their own vehicle to help transport supplies to special events, collect and distribute donated food, pick up and drop off cats at the vets. This position does not require a set amount […]

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Trap-Neuter-Return Recovery Homes

We are in need of Recovery Homes for Feral Cats as part of our Trap-Neuter-Return Program. The cats will need to recover from their spay/neuter in a cage. You will need a small clean quiet secure room with a door, in which you will place the cage, as the cats will need a calm, quiet, […]

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Donation Box Recruiter/Monitor

The Annex Cat Rescue has ongoing Coinboxes and Catnip Toy Donation Baskets in stores and vet offices around the city. A network of ACR volunteers monitor these locations, which bring in the “bread and butter” income that ACR needs in order to care for our cats. We are currently looking for people who can scout […]

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