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CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, Tuesday May 21st, 2013, 7:00 pm.

Animal House Calls May 21st, 2013 - we met up with our friend Ann Rohmer on CP24's "Animal Housecalls."

If you missed the live transmission, you can catch it HERE - we appeared in "Part 1." (Note: This video is available for a time limited duration and will evenutally become unavailable.)

Join us this Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, at 7:00 pm, when we visit with our friend Ann Rohmer on CP24's "Animal House Calls."

Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, 7:00 pm

Each week host Ann Rohmer and her guests answer the important questions affecting your pet and the wildlife that inhabit our city.

Animal Housecalls Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011, at 7:00 pm.

36th Thornhill Village Festival - September 15th 2012, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

36th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2012 The event's main route is Yonge Street. Please check the event's website for detailed maps and further information.

Featuring a Parade, 200 vendors, Art Show, a variety of food, beer gardens, great music, rides and events for kids and teens, Battle re-enactments and More!

36th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2012 36th Thornhill Village Festival - September 15th 2012, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

28th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival - September 7th - 9th, 2012

28th Annual Vegetarian Fair 2012 This event takes place at Harbourfront Centre - 235 Queen's Quay West Toronto

In addition to free admission, there are Free talks and cooking demonstrations from leading vegetarian experts, and you can shop from over 100 vendors, local Toronto restaurants, bakeries and a farmer's market.

For further information, check out the event's website.

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All About Pets, , Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2012

All About Pets Show - 2001 Come and join us at the All About Pets Show featuring The Ontario’s Mane Event, March 29th ‐ 31st, 2013! A true pet lover’s paradise dedicated to promoting the responsible ownership of pets. We are proud to deliver to our exhibitors and visitors a first class, consumer pet show.

The show is being held at the International Centre, a world-class facility ideally located for easy access from anywhere in the Metropolitan Toronto Area. The All About Pets Show features more than 160 exhibitors and over the last 19 years the attendance has averaged 27,500 visitors.

Meet representatives from the pet industry showcasing their products and/or services. Exhibitors include pet manufacturers, distributors, retailers, rescue organizations, breeders and breed clubs, pet boarding and travelling with your pet, and now reptiles, fish and horses.

Incredible Features

We have incredible feature areas all-about-pets-show-gta.jpg World of Birds, Pet Travel and Pet Grooming. Our newest additions being: World of Fish and Aquariums, World of Horses, World of Reptiles and The Wellness Centre. Our newest feature of all; A Show within a Show, "Ontario’s Mane Event"

We look forward to seeing you!

All About Pets, , Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2012

35th Annual Thornhill Village Festival, September 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

35th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2011 On the streets of the historic village of Thornhill in the municipalities of Markham and Vaughan.
The Thornhill Village Festival is a project of Thornhill's Historical Society, The Society for the Preservation of Historic Thornhill.

The mission of the Thornhill Village Festival is to foster community spirit, promote the heritage of old Thornhill, and to provide a venue for the celebration of our community's diverse cultural traditions.

The festival has five main components: Craft booths, Parade, Music and Entertainment, Artists Shows and Food and Beverages.

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35th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2011 35th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2011

35th Annual Thornhill Village Festival 2011 The Thornhill Village Festival is on the streets of the historic village of Thornhill in the municipalities of Markham and Vaughan, September 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

99 Sudbury Lounge Art Exhibit, July 29, 2011 at 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto, Ontario

99 Sudbury Lounge Art Exhibit - July 29th, 2011 99 Sudbuy Lounge,
Visual artists of all kinds (paint, photography, jewellery, sculpture, fashion, etc.) to show in our upcoming art exhibit as well as a silent auction, in Downtown Toronto, benefiting our shelter.

Here are just a few of the great items that we have for our silent auction. There is an item for every budget and interest.

BBQ - MasterChef S482
Propane BBQ $250
Bike - Supercycle Vice Black - $150
Ipod Pink = $150
PSP gift set - $125
1 hour tour of Toronto by flight bundled with a copy of Microsoft Flight Simulator - $350
$100 gift certificate for Bayview Village
$200 gift certificate for photography portrait from www.keithpenner.ca
$50 gift certificate for psychic reading
$385 Coach purse
$1000 Lenovo desktop computer with monitor
$200 gift certificate for customized cake
Cat necklace courtesy of Rickson Jewellery $75
Party pack basket $105
Healthy Eating basket $140
And more, too many to list!

$25 per person (includes free cocktail reception)
beginning at 5:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you!

The Poster

99 Sudbury Lounge Art Exhibit - July 29th, 2011

For your convenience, map instructions can be found HERE.

The Pics!

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99 Sudbury Lounge Art Exhibit - July 29th, 2011

Visual artists of all kinds (paint, photography, jewellry, sculpture, fashion, etc.) at 99 Sudbury Lounge Art Exhibit, July 29, 2011, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Compassion Marketplace, Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 601 Christie street, Toronto, Ontario

NTCR will be at Compassion Marketplace on Sat, June 11, 2011 Interact with some of the compassionate businesses in the city, enjoy delicious vegetarian fare and experience free speakers and a free Ask-An-Expert session with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, a leading light in the compassion for animals movement and author of several best-selling cookbooks.

We look forward to seeing you!

For your convenience, map instructions can be found HERE.

NTCR will be at Compassion Marketplace on Sat, June 11, 2011 Interact with some of the compassionate businesses in the city, enjoy delicious vegetarian fare on June 11, 2011

CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, Tuesday May 17th, 2011, 7:00 pm.

Animal House Calls It's always nice to visit with our friend Ann Rohmer on CP24's "Animal Housecalls."

If you missed the live transmission, you can catch it HERE (we appeared in the May 17, 2011 show in "part 2".)

Join us this Tuesday, May 15th, 2011, at 7:00 pm, when we visit with our friend Ann Rohmer on CP24's "Animal House Calls."

Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011, 7:00 pm

Each week host Ann Rohmer and her guests answer the important questions affecting your pet and the wildlife that inhabit our city.

Animal Housecalls Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer on Tuesday, May 17th, 2011, at 7:00 pm.

All About Pets, Easter Weekend, Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, 2011

All About Pets Show - 2001 Once again - it's Easter weekend, and this means: The "All About Pets" Show!

We look forward to seeing you!

All About Pets, Easter Weekend, Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, 2011

Upper Canada Mall, Saturday, April 2, 2011

We will be at the Upper Canada Mall, putting out our message, making new friends, hoping to see some of our old friends...

We look forward to seeing you!

Upper Canada Mall, Saturday, April 2, 2011

The 26th Annual Vegetarian Fair, September 10-12, 2010, at the Harbourfront Centre, Free Admission!

The North Toronto Cat Rescue is at this year's Annual Vegetarian Food Fair in Toronto. The fair takes place at the Habourfront and runs from Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12. Come visit our stand in the Lakeside Terrace Tent and show your support. On offer: jewelery, cards, hand bags, cat nip toys, NTCR branded pouches and cat nip blankets - all hand-made by our volunteers. Every dollar goes directly go to the cats in the shelter. Check HERE for more information on this great fair. We look forward to seeing you!

Here are some pictures from this great weekend.

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The 26th Annual Vegetarian Fair, Friday September 10 throught Sunday September 12 at the Harbourfront Centre, Free Admission!

Fur-Ever Friends - Annual Summer Fundraiser - August 15, 2010, Magna International's Simeon Park

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Fur-Ever Friends Annual Summer Fundraiser, August 15, 2010

North Toronto Cat Rescue's Annual Summer Fundraiser is an all-ages fun day at an exclusive private park in the country. Activities include Arts and Crafts Workshops for children and adults, swimming, Tennis & Volleyball Courts, a BBQ (hotdogs, sausages, hamburgers, chicken souvlaki, veggie burgers), a professional Kite Flyer (instructing, doing tricks), hiking trails, Face Painting, Palm-Reading, Japanese Yo-yo, a Silent Auction and much more. The event will take place at Manga International Inc's magnificent 92-acre Simeon Park which will be open to the public for this event. Admission is only $10.00 per car!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our many donors for their very quick response and their incredible generousity which alongside our very hard working volunteers have contributed to making this fantastic event possible! Here are just some of our these companies/organizations/individuals to whom we are most grateful (complete list still being compiled):

Archibald's Pub; Astral Media Group; Aurora Financial Beauty Queen Hair Salon, Toronto; Blue Jays, Toronto; Byczok Consulting; Cafe En Passant, Toronto; Choice of the Orient Restaurant; CNIB; Disney; Costco; Fressen Restaurant, Toronto; East Side Mario's, Aurora; Hair Lounge, Toronto; Higginson Inn; Hilton Suites, Markham; Home Hardware, Markham; Honey's Beestro; Keg Restaurant; Kelsey's; Leo's Automotive Service; Loblaws, High-Tech; Loblaws, Bullock Drive; Longo's; Lush, Toronto; The Manor Restaurant; Markham Theatre; Metro, Aurora; Michael-Angelo's, Markham; Mirvish Productions; Pet Value, Markham; Ontario Place; Ontario Science Centre; Perkins Hardware; Pizza Abruzzo, Richmond Hill; Putting Edge, Richmond Hill; Richmond Hill Centre for the Arts; Rogers; ROM; Sew Be It Studios, Toronto; Sharp Canada; Small wonders Pet Store; Spiritual Cat Psychic Catherine McDonald; Sunmark Dental Centre; Vegetarian Haven Restaurant; Vitalink Icecream and Event Marketing; Gary Cohn; Cathi Dominic and sidekick Sam the Cat; D.G. Rajan; Nancy Seto; Tom Singer; Peter and Gisela Sohm; Tim White; all the wonderful people who have chosen to remain anonymous..

From Google Maps (Click to go to Google map) Map to Magna's Simeon Park

Here are some pictures of this equisite park

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Fur-Ever Friends Annual Summer Fundraiser, August 15, 2010

Our annual summer fundraiser will take place at the beautiful Manga International Simeon Park, open to the public for this one day only...

Magna International Inc
CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, Tuesday July 27th, 2010, 7:30 pm.
Animal House Calls

We were on "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010, 7:30 pm.

We take every opportunity we get to spread the spay/neuter message, and we also first told you about our upcoming event at the Magna International park.

If you missed the live transmission, you can catch it HERE (we appeared in "part 3".) Note: This link will only work for a few weeks post actual airing of this episode.

Join us on CP24's Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010, 7:30 pm

Each week host Ann Rohmer and her guests answer the important questions affecting your pet and the wildlife that inhabit our city.

Animal House Calls

Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer.

ThatChannel.com's Psychic Street Smarts, July 26, 2010
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Catherine MacDonald interviews a variety of spiritual thinkers and creative souls in a chatty but informative atmosphere. The focus is to examine the wide variety of spiritual and healing alternatives available. Catherine invites the listener to tune in and find out more about The New Age and Psychic Industry.

Our Donna Tepperman and Rebecca White were on ThatChannel.com's Psychic Street Smarts with our Jerry who is now Donna Tepperman's Noam. Noam had his readyng done - check it out HERE.

ThatChannel.com - July 26, 2010

Donna's cat Noam got his reading taken..

Adoption weekend at the Aurora Pet Value, June 19-20, 2010
Aurora Pet Value, June 19-20, 2010

we spent the weekend at the Aurora Pet Value. We brought some of our kitties with us for you to see.

Join us at the Aurora Pet Value adoption weekend. It is kitten season and we are inundated. We need homes, homes, homes!

We will be bringing some of our fabulous felines for you to meet. See you there!

Aurora Pet Value, June 19-20, 2010

Check HERE for more detailed directions (google maps).

Aurora Pet Value, June 19-20, 2010

Join us at the Aurora Pet Value adoption weekend...

The Aurora Chamber Street Festival - June 6, 2010, Aurora

Rain was predicted for the day, but it turned out sunny, warm and beautiful, and we went to the 15th Annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival!

It was a great day, we shared, we learned, we ate some great food, and we painted some faces!

Here are some pictures from the Festival

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Aurora Chamber Street Festival, June 6, 2010

The 15th Annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival will be held Sunday, June 6, 2010, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Yonge Street, right in the heart of downtown Aurora.

Annually the Festival attracts over 40,000 people, making it an amazing opportunity for businesses, vendors, service groups, charities and others to sell to a targeted market and increase awareness of their products and services.

We will be bringing our most talented face painters with us, so make sure you bring your faces to our booth! While visiting with us, you will have the opportunity to learn more about us and what we do. You will be able to get information about our cats and kittens available for adoption, and how to to get started with your new pet or pets! In addition, we will have cat related items you either need or just must have! See you there!

Face-Painting Gallery: June 6, 2010 - Autora Street Festival

This festival gets bigger an bigger every year! Here are some of the kids we painted...

Aurora Chamber Street Festival, June 6, 2010

This festival gets bigger an bigger every year...

Aurora Chamber Street Festival, June 6, 2010

The 15th Annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival will be held Sunday, June 6, 2010, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Yonge Street, in downtown Aurora...

The Unionville Main Street Festival - June 5, 2010, Unionville

Saturday, June 5th, 2010, we were at the Unionville Main Street Festival.

The parade was a hoot, the kids were cute! We had a blast, we saw old friends, we made new ones, and while there, we painted some faces too!

Here are some pictures of our day at the festival!

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Unionville Main Street Festival, June 5, 2010

Main Street celebrates 40 years (1970-2010) of this annual spring festival for lots of family fun. Highlights include a Parade on Saturday morning, Fireworks over TooGood Pond on Saturday evening...

We will be bringing our most talented face painters with us, so make sure you bring your faces to our booth! While visiting with us, you will have the opportunity to learn more about us and what we do. You will be able to get information about our cats and kittens available for adoption, and how to to get started with your new pet or pets! In addition, we will have cat related items you either need or just must have! See you there!

Festival Parade on Main Street — 10 a.m. The largest parade in York Region starts at Library Lane and heads south on Main Street to Hwy 7. This year's special guests: riders from the Governor General's Horse Guards in honour of the regiment's 200th anniversary. Enjoy dozens of floats, bands, Krazy Krafts and more!

Pondapalooza at Toogood Pond — 12 p.m. —3 p.m.
-Krazy Kraft Race ($1000 in prizes!)
-Chip and putt with the Angus Glen team
-Canoeing and friendly canoe races
-BBQ and music

Rubber Ducky Race — 2:30 p.m.
Spend $2 and watch your duck battle its way along Bruce Creek to victory. Race starts at the Main St. Bridge just north of Carlton.

FunZone by the Rinks — All Day
Kids of all ages play between Crosby Arena and the Curling Club. Check out the Toronto Maple Leafs Mobile Dressing Room and YTV's "Weird on Wheels," plus basketball galore thanks to the Raptors Nets, and Hoops with Silver Knights Basketball. Visit the Jumping Castles in Crosby Park.

Village Market – All day
Shop at dozens of craft and food booths up and down Main St. and along Carlton
Vendor Registration: (Click Here for Vendor Application Forms)

Classic Cars at the Train Station – All day

Music on Main Street – All day
One of the highlights of Festival Saturday is the terrific choice of music that takes place up and down Main Street.

Concert & Beer Garden in the Park
Come to Crosby Park in the afternoon for a rockin’ good time. For those 19+, enjoy a brew or cooler as well, thanks to our famous Beer Garden.

Silent Auction in Crosby Park
As you enjoy music and refreshments in Crosby Park, bid on great auction items. Proceeds support ongoing Unionville Festival activities.

Fireworks at Toogood Pond – Dusk
Join your neighbours and friends along the banks of Toogood Pond to witness a fantastic display of fire power and lights.

Face-Painting Gallery: June 5, 2010 - Unionville Street Festival

The parade was a hoot, the kids were cute, the weather was fabulous (inspite of forecasts of rain). We bumped into old friends, we made new friends! Was great to see everyone. See you next Year in Unionville!

Unionville Street Festival, June 5, 2010

The parade was a hoot, the kids were cute...

Unionville Main Street Festival, June 5, 2010

Main Street in Unionville celebrates 40 years (1970-2010) of this annual spring festival for lots of family fun. Sunday, June 5, 2010, from 10:00 to dusk...

CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, Tuesday May 25th, 2010, 7:30 pm.
Animal House Calls

We were on "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, 7:30 pm.

We take every opportunity we get to spread the spay/neuter message, and we also first told you about our upcoming event at the Magna International park.

If you missed the live transmission, you can catch it HERE (we appeared in "part 2".)

Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer, on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, 7:30 pm

Each week host Ann Rohmer and her guests answer the important questions affecting your pet and the wildlife that inhabit our city.

Animal House Calls

Join us on CP24's "Animal House Calls" with Ann Rohmer.

The Annual All About Pets Show - April 2-4, 2010, Toronto
All About Pets Show, April 2010

NTCR had a booth (booth number: 423) where you could check out all things cat related as you got your face painted!

Thanks to all our volunteers, donor and supporters! Special thanks goes out to our faceFACE PAINTERS - Kate, Janet, Pryia, Frida, Maria, and Sunny - Great Job Ladies - THANK YOU!

North Toronto Cat Rescue will be at The 17th Annual Family Pet Showcase - All About Pets Show at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario (corner of Derry Road and Airport Road) (905) 677-6131 or 1-800-567-1199. Come see us at this great event! (Directions)

While there, we had hand-made Easter egg catnip toys and our unique pet related merchandise. You never know what you might find! Our friendly volunteers wwere on hand to tell you all about the cats we have for adoption including our playful new kittens.

Face-Painting Gallery: April 2-4, 2010 - All About Pets Show

We had great fun at this year's "All About Pets Show"! It was nice to see all of you who stopped by our booth and gave us your encouragement and support. See you next year {if not sooner}!

All About Pets Show, April 2010

We had great fun at this year's "All About Pets Show"! It was nice to see all of you who stopped by our booth and gave us your encouragement and support. See you at next year it not sooner!

All About Pets Show, April 2010

North Toronto Cat Rescue had a booth at the 17th Annual all About Pets Show, Easter Weekend, April 2-4, 2010, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the International Centre in Mississaga...

Valentine's 'Weekend' - We Hit the Malls

We came out to the malls hoping for some love, and we got it! Thanks to everyone who visited our booth and helped the cause.

We need all the help we can get just to keep our doors open.

Here are some pictures from our booths at Bayview and Fairview malls.

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Valentine's Day 2010 at Fairview Mall

Valentine's 'Weekend' - We Hit the Malls..

CP24 Animal Housecalls - December 15, 2009
Animal Housecalls, December 15, 2009

It's always nice to visit with our friend Ann Rohmer at CP24's "Animal Housecalls".

If you missed the live transmission, you can catch it HERE (we appeared in "part 2".)

Animal Housecalls, December 15, 2009

It's always nice to visit with our friend Ann Rohmer at CP24...

All About Pets Show, April 2009, Toronto
All About Pets Show, April 2009

North Toronto Cat Rescue had a booth at the 16th Annual Family Pet Showcase - All About Pets Show at the International Centre in April. Thanks ot all our friends for visiting and thanks to everyone who helped to organize and prepare for this great event!

All About Pets Show, April 2009

North Toronto Cat Rescue had a booth...

Adoption Day at Pet Valu - May 9th, 2009, Aurora

Neither rain nor hail, neither wind nor any other misery mother nature inflicted on us could keep NTCR from trying to find forever homes for our many lovely and lovable cats!

working towards getting our new shelter open! Thanks everyone who brought cats and supplies to the Aurora Pet Valu store on Saturday May 9th 2009! Thank you also to Aurora the Pet Valu for hosting this adoption day! Melissa from SNAP Aurora was there to take pictures of the action. Look for them in the June issue of SNAP Aurora! Thanks Melissa!

Even though the the weather made it face painting an impossibilty, we consider the day a success, as our lovely grey and white boy "Carlos" found his new family and forever home!

Here are some photos from our day

Timmy and Chase Cinder potential cat owners! Snow Carlos (he is the one who was adopted!) Petunia Lisa Davis "attracting attention to the adoptees" Ester Davis 'advertising event'
Timmy and Chase

Neither rain nor hail, neither wind nor any other misery mother nature inflicted on us could keep NTCR from trying to find forever homes...

A Tribute to Superstars in Concert - Friday, November 7th, 2008, toronto

"Performers for Charity" put on their Animal Rescue Fundraiser 2008 at The Enwave Theatre in Toronto's downtown Harbourfront Centre. This special Live Musical Concert was organized to raise funds for amazing Canadian Animal Rescue Charities! See the flyer that was designed for the show HERE

Here are some pictures from this terrific evening

On Stage Master of Ceremonies - Nick Maoirano On Stage Tina Turner Double The Silent Auction Elton John Double Ray Charles Double Bette Mider Double John Lennon Double
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"Performers for Charity" put on their Animal Rescue Fundraiser 2008...