Charly

My name is Charly and I am an 8 year old chocolate lab/Chesapeake bay retriever mix. I came all the way from Quebec where my owner surrendered me. I spent nearly 4 months in the shelter and am glad to finally be out and in a home environment.

I am still energetic at my age and my favorite things to do are to play fetch, go for walks and take car rides. I sit really well in the car and settle fairly quickly. On walks, I do really well with a harness and hardly pull at all. Walks that are 30+ minutes are best, and allow me to relax and settle in for the day or night at home.

I currently live with another dog and am learning my manners! I have energy to play, but I am quickly realizing when it's time to call it quits. I'd love another home with an active dog, but it is not necessary. I also live with a 12 year old boy and 2 rabbits! I am curious about the rabbits... But they are pretty boring so I mostly ignore them. I'd do best in a home with kids 12+ since I am 90 lbs and still learning manners and to not jump up on people. I can get pretty excited meeting new people as well and need redirection sometimes to settle down. I am very food motivated though, so training has been a breeze. I'll do anything for a treat and praise!

When I am at home, you can usually find me sleeping, exploring the backyard or enjoying a chew. I love chews and will need strong toys that will last! Although I am not a big fan of my crate, I am getting used to being in it during the day while my foster mom and dad are at work. At night, I settle in on the bed to sleep with the family and have freedom around the house. is available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $400. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Mittens

My name is Mittens. I am a beautiful 2 year old female tuxedo cat (black and white) and I am looking for my forever home! I have unique markings and stunning green eyes.
I was found dumped in a rural area and was thankfully found and taken in. I have since been to the vet and given a clean bill of health!

I am such a sweet girl. I love to get petted and enjoy climbing into your lap and nuzzling your chin and neck. If you give me enough attention, I think I could be a lap cat too! I am pretty quiet but I will meow for you to pet me. I also love to rub up against your legs and I love to give kisses! Purring is my second language. I am a big purr machine! I am not a very picky eater but I do enjoy being treated to canned tuna whenever I can get it!
I am also a very clean girl and I always wash after eating or using my litter box.
Since living with my foster parents, I have never had any accident outside of my litter box.
With time, I can get along with other cats but am afraid of big dogs.

I am really looking forward to being adopted into your family!

Mittens is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Theodore

Theodore is waiting to find his perfect human! He was approximately six months old as of January 2019. Theodore is a super shy little guy. He will need a home with a patient person that will allow him time to warm up. He is very food motivated and that will be the key to getting him comfortable. Theodore loves to explore and hunt his toys. Theodore loves other cats and would be OK with a respectful dog as well. His brothers have already been adopted, but Theodore waits patiently in his foster home for the perfect fit.

Theodore is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Cricket

Cricket is one of 6 kittens rescued from a feral colony. She is about 5 months old (born in August 2018). She is very cuddly and loves people. She may be quite shy at first but will soon warm up to anyone who is gentle and patient. She is a tortie with a black face. She would love to be adopted with one of her sisters - Willow, Panda, or Monkey. Here is a video of her just 2 weeks after her rescue (she is in the background). The lucky little girl in front has already been adopted.

Cricket is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Willow

Willow is one of 6 kittens rescued from a feral colony. She is still quite shy and is just beginning to come for cuddles. With a little time and patience she will become a wonderful companion. She is about 5 months old and would love to be adopted with one of her sisters - Panda, Cricket, or Monkey.

Willow is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Rosie

Rosie is a true sweetheart. She was up with her foster person on the couch same day she arrived, and let them clip her nails right away. She was found in Glen Morris and her microchip number is no longer in service so we can't track down an owner. She is 2 years old. Now while she loves love, like most cats she has her moments where she doesn't want to be fussed over. She will meow loudly when she wants food and attention, so in the morning and in the evening, she's also just generally chatty. Shes not too big on treats, she likes them of course, but she doesn't understand the shaking of a bag or anything. She also won't eat from hands, she prefers if you put them in front of her. She likes comfortable spots and she will lay in the middle of the floor, she also likes it by the sliding glass door because it's nice and cool. She uses the scratching post. Shes a big eater and drinker. Shes also a bit of a ghost, she's there one minute and gone the next time you look and half the time, I don't know where she is, most likely under my bed, but she could magically appear somewhere else. She sometimes hops away when you approach but sometimes she'll stay where she is and want pets. She loves most toys, her favourite is this catnip toy called a kitty cigar, she likes to bite and hold onto it.

Luna

Luna is a sweet 2 year old boxer/American bulldog mix. She is coming from a loving home that is forced to part with her due to her aggression with the other dog in the home. Luna is the sweetest, most loving girl towards people but she needs to be in a home where she is the sole pet. She is a very excitable girl in new situations but once she feels safe and content she is a cuddle bug.

Luna loves toys of all kinds and she is happy to play by herself but also loves to show off her toys and have people play with her. She is very easily taught tricks and desired behaviours with cookies, she is very food motivated.

Luna needs lots of exercise due to her breed natural high energy. She LOVES walks and is good on a leash when there are no distractions but she is not so good when other dogs are around. She is best walked in a less crowded area or during off peak hours to mimimize distraction.

Luna is completely crate trained but currently she is not using a crate since all she likes to do when left alone is make a pillow nest and wait for her people to return!

Luna is available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $400. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Sir Axelrod

When we brought this kitten home he was shivering and hungry. After a warm night and some food, the next day he was happy and playful.

He is so smart that he learned how to use the litter box quickly. He is very clean that way.

This little guy is adorable. He loves to play and has a lot of energy. He is very funny. When not playing, he will be sleeping on our laps. He likes to sleep on the bed with us too. He is very handsome and has a soul patch under his mouth.

He rarely meows and won't wake you up during the night for food. He likes both wet and dry kitten food. He will bring joy to any family.

He doesn't currently live with other animals or children so that is unknown but because he is young he could easily adjust most likely.

Sir Axelrod is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Tasha

Tasha is an (approximately) 8 year old poodle (mix?). She came to us as the owner could no longer care for her.

Tasha is a very affectionate, well behaved little sweetheart. She is quite happy to curl up beside you wherever you are.

She has taken very well to her new foster home, where she lives with a cat, but no other dogs. This is a good thing, because she does get along fine with the resident cat, but has had some negative behavours towards other dogs of all sizes. She is not immediately reactive, usually quite submissive, but may become dominate and confrontational, and for a little dog, she does not back down.

She is crate trained, but left out, she hasn't gotten in to too much trouble, other than finding some stray socks to chew apart.

She barks at things that go bump in the night, but is pretty quiet when she is out in the yard and dogs walk by on the other side of the fence.

She likes to go for walks, and pulls a bit, but she is pretty small so it isn't hard at all to manage. She also loves car rides. Sits very quietly and is so well behaved.

We haven't had Tasha around any small children, but she hasn't had any negative reaction to any human up to this point. She does play shy, mostly to men, and would likely take to the female of the family more than the male.

Tasha also does have some separation anxiety, and barks and cries when I leave for work, so an apartment would probably not be a suitable home for her.

Tasha is available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $400. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Rory

Rory (previously Chalka in our program) is now 5 years old (born March 2013). She is very playful, she loves to fetch but also plays very well by herself. She is very gentle with her toys and doesn’t rip or ruin them. She gets along with 2 cats. She is very gentle with them, and doesn’t chase. She settles down easily while we get ready in the morning for work and also when we want to sit and read or watch television. She loves going for walks.

Rory is leash reactive with other dogs and when frustrated may redirect. She is fine with some dogs off leash and is in training to help her improve her leash frustration. For this reason, Rory should go to a home with experienced dog owners or owners willing to work with a trainer on this matter. She would do best in a home with kids 12 plus. If interested please apply.

Rory is available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $400. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Declan

This handsome guy is super rambunctious when he sees strangers and other dogs, but when he's in the house relaxing all he wants is to be cuddled and loved.

Declan needs an experienced owner who is willing to walk him daily during off peak hours, or in less crowded areas and a fenced yard where he can be off-leash would be ideal.

He knows not to beg for food and is very good at being alone with his peanut butter kong during the day (after his morning walk of course) - and will definitely light up when you come home to him in the evening.

This sweet 7 year old will steal your heart and keep it protected for you.

Declan needs a home without other animals but is fine with kids and would like a nice yard to play in! He is originally from a first nation reserve and was adopted out several years ago and due to some family issues they could no longer keep him. He was well loved and would like another family to call his own.

Declan is available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $400. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Jessica & Jeffrey

These cuties are now approximately 16 weeks old. They came to our rescue after having lived outside for the first two months of their life. They are still a bit shy of everyone but they are starting to become more social.

Jessica is definitely the most curious and bold of the two. She is inquisitive and loves to chase toys on a wand. He latest trick is to chase feet under a blanket. She is usually the one who will instigate play and she loves to explore.

Jeffrey is a little more shy but is the cuddler and he purrs like an engine. He loves the chase game with his sister and he is no pushover when it comes to playing.

They love to chase each other around the house and they are even getting used to the resident large dogs. They could live with a respectful dog given time as they do not like when the one dog gets excited when they are playing.
They are both eating well and using the litter box without issues.

Jessica and Jeffrey are available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175 per cat. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Beans & Biscuit

Beans & Biscuit were rescued at 8 weeks old from a farm after their mom had been hit by a car. These two boys adapted to life indoors immediately! Since day one they have been such loving and affectionate kittens who crave human attention and look for any opportunity to be around people. They are both very high energy and playful (as kittens tend to be) and love toys of any kind!

Beans (light coloured tabby)
Beans is an energetic, loving and affectionate boy. He loves all human contact and looks for any opportunity to be around people. Beans is a purring machine, who starts purring the second a human walks in the room.

Biscuit (dark coloured tabby)
Biscuit is slightly more shy than his brother Beans, but is extremely loving and affectionate. Biscuit lives for belly rubs, rolling over any chance he can. He loves to lick people during playtime and cuddle time. Biscuit likes to play, but also enjoys along time.

Biscuit and Beans are the ultimate cuddle monsters! Every chance they get they snuggle up into their foster mom and foster dad's lap! They are the best lazy-Sunday companions and provide the warmest welcome home at the end of a long day. They are constantly purring - their foster family jokes that Biscuit and Beans purr instead of breathing. They are such a joy to be around and would make a wonderful addition to any family. In their foster home they have been exposed to so many different things that have made them adaptable and easy going! They like children and toddlers, adult cats, senior dogs and young dogs alike, pregnant women (because pregnant bellies make the best cuddle spots), busy households and quiet ones too!

Beans & Biscuit are available for adoption together through Grand River All Breed rescue. The adoption donation is $175 per kitten. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Fred & Ginger

Fred and Ginger are looking for a good home together! The orange female just had 6 kittens and is an excellent affectionate mother. The tabby male is more shy but enjoys to be petted. They were both living outside in the country in the cold this past winter. They are very bonded and would like a home together.

Fred and Ginger are available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175 per cat. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Mama

Mama and her kittens were found living in the shed of an employee at one of our vet clinics we work with! She picked a good shed as this kind employee took them in and we are now helping to find them homes!

Mama is approximately 1-2 years old, and she is a very sweet and affectionate girl. She loves attention and warms up to new people quickly. She also seems to like other cats.

Mama is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Nemo

Nemo is an adorable 9 year old sweetheart who is looking for her furever family. Nemo is shy at first, but after she warms up she is extremely lovable. She uses her litter box very well and loves food and treats! Nemo will pick a spot that will be 'her spot' and can almost always be found there. If she does not have access to this spot, she will be very vocal to let you know that this is her territory! Nemo gets along very well with her foster brother, and has also been introduced to small dogs with no problems. Nemo would do best in a quiet household, as she can become spooked quite easily by loud noises. Nemo is also declawed on her front paws.

Nemo is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Trixie

Trixie is a sweet, fun-loving little girl about 5mths (as of july 25). She is very shy at first and prefers to come to you instead of being picked up but once she is close she loves to be scratched. She also loves to play with her sister, Alice, and cuddle with her big foster brothers and sisters.

Trixie is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Alice

Alice and her sister, Trixie, were rescued from a small colony of cats. They are healthy, happy and playful kittens who would love to find a forever home. They are about 5mths old.

Alice is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Tawny

Meet Tawny. She is approx. 2 years old and was brought in as a stray to a humane society. She wasn't doing well in a cage and we were asked to take her. She would do best in a quiet home and would probably love to live with a single person. She doesn't like loud noises and tends to attach herself to one person. She likes to sleep at the end of your bed and will be a shadow to the person she trusts. She is calm but does enjoy a game of chase when you throw the toys. She will occasionally chase her tail when playing too. Tawny loves her wet food and it is the quickest way to make her your new best friend. Tawny has never lived with other animals in our program so we are unsure as to whether she would do well with them but most likely would prefer to be an only cat.

Tawny is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Monkey

Monkey, more affectionately called Monk the Hunk, is a beautiful 8-year-old tabby male. He is currently the resident grump at his current foster home. Don’t be fooled by his perma-scowl though! Monkey is an affectionate cat that likes to be at the center of attention. After a few months in his new home Monkey has visibly become more affectionate and incredibly playful around his foster mommies. He’s even become a bit of a cuddle bum and will climb up into the laps of the “chosen ones” (check out the video link below). Further, Monkey is a very chatty fellow- and will greet his family at the door when they come home. Monkey needs a lot of attention or he gets frustrated – he hates knowing something is going on in a part of the house and will usually meow and paw at the door. His foster family is currently working on positive reinforcement to change this behaviour, and his new family is encouraged to do the same.

Monkey being cuddly: https://goo.gl/Vk8Gxy

Although playful, Monkey has been known to become easily overstimulated resulting in some hard nipping and occasional scratching. Due to this it is recommended that he go to a home with no children, with true “cat people” who can respect his boundaries. In his previous foster home Monkey got along very well with the house dog, and with supervision could even live with a pet bird! If you're interested in adopting Monkey or have any questions don't hesitate to contact GRAB who can get you in touch with Monkey's foster parents.

Monkey is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Bunny

Here is Bunny! She is approx. 6 years old the vet thinks and was found as an outside stray near a barn. Bunny lives with other foster cats and tolerates them but would prefer to be the only cat most likely. She would make a great companion for anyone wanting an affectionate cat.

Bunny is a very skilled cuddler. Her favourite hobbies include napping, resting and snoozing. She can do many tricks, such as, lying down and closing her eyes. She is particularly good at purring. Her most impressive trick is an impression of a frog which she performs when meowing.

Bunny is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Jack

Jack was adopted out in 2009 but is unfortunately being returned as he has been diagnosed with diabetes. He requires insulin shots 2X a day and we are looking for a home for him that is experienced with diabetic cats or is willing to learn! He is an amazing cat who is well worth it!

Jack is a 7-8 year old declawed male black and white cutie who had a rough start in life. He had been living outside and the vet thinks he was possibly thrown from a car, based on injuries to his back paws. He had also been beaten up by other cats, and was in rough shape when we got him. A kind citizen took in this poor cat and we then took him into our program. He has been fixed up and is doing much better now!

He is a friendly cat who likes to sit on his foster mom's lap. He gets along well with other cats, and he would prefer a home without dogs. He would be fine living in a home with kids.

Jack has a very cute squeeky meow! He loves to chat, so if you are looking for a good conversationalist, Jack is your guy!

Update on Jack, Nov. 3, 2013:

Jack is doing well with his diabetes he has his shots of 2.5 units of insulin twice a day. He does not even notice it is being given as I give it when he is eating and boy does he love his food.

He is living with several other cats all with very different personalities and he is relaxed and happy around all of them.

He loves to just lay on the window sill in the sun or lounge on the back of the couch.

He would love a home where he could get a bit more attention as he likes to be cuddled and fussed and as there are dogs here he is not keen and tends to stay in the basement with the other cats.

He would love a home where he could be part of the action.

Jack is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Monty

Monty is a sleek and handsome male black cat who is approximately 1 year and 10 months old (as of January 2013).

From Monty's foster mom: Monty is shy with new people but he warms up quickly. He loves nuzzling and snuggling. He is a playful boy and gets along very well with other cats in the house and would love to live with a feline companion. He is a big boy with a thick, soft, coat of black fur.

Monty is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Lulu

Lulu is a gorgeous tortoiseshell girl who is approximately 1 year and 10 months old (as of January 2013).

From Lulu's foster mom: Lulu is a sweet gentle girl who loves to cuddle. Right now she lives in a house with many other cats and would be happier with fewer cats and more time to cuddle with people. She is very shy when meeting new people so she is looking for a quite patient person to love her.

Lulu is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.

Flower

Flower and her sister Charlene (adopted) were found living in a garage by a kind woman. They were found with their mother, who was pregnant again. The woman who found all 3 cats phoned us and we were able to take the entire group into our program thanks to the help of 2 wonderful foster homes (one being the woman who found this little family!).

Flower and Charlene are approximately 5 years old. (born in 2008). Flower is a beautiful grey tabby and she is also a polydactyl, meaning that she has extra toes!

Flower is currently being fostered in a quiet foster home with no other pets. We believe this would be the best type of forever home for her, as she is the happiest in this situation!

Flower is available for adoption through Grand River All Breed rescue.  The adoption donation is $175. All of our cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated as part of their adoption. If you'd like to adopt, please fill out an application. You can also reach us by email at GrandRiverRescue@hotmail.com.