In Memory of Taralyn

This week, we received an email that truly warmed our hearts. “My name is Shelley, I wanted to email you and inform you of a donation we will be making on behalf of my sister in-law who passed away of brain cancer 4 years ago. Her name is Taralyn and she loved animals, she had […]


Goal Reached!

Today we’ve got some really exciting news to share with you. For the past few weeks, we’ve been asking for donations to be matched by Heather Waddell, a long time AARCS supporter and realtor for Calgary’s high end real estate market. Heather committed to match AARCS’ fan donations up to 10,000, and if reached by Aug 20, […]


An Exciting Offer from Heather Waddell

Heather Waddell, a long time AARCS supporter and a realtor for Calgary’s high-end real estate market for over 30 years, has made an extraordinary offer to AARCS. Heather has committed to match your donations to AARCS up to $10,000 and if we reach $10,000 by August 20, 2014, she will include an additional $5000 bonus!  These funds […]


Rainbow Bridge – Brandi

This week Brandi passed over to the Rainbow Bridge. From Brandi’s Foster Home: Brandi was instantly part of the family the minute she walked in the door.  It was like she’d been with us forever.  She made herself right at home….no fear whatsoever.  She immediately established herself as queen of the castle, All the dogs in […]

Black is the new black

Black is the New Black

The cats in AARCS care waiting for their forever homes are wondering what is so great about that color Orange. They have been Meowing all over the place telling us that this is just unacceptable to them. Black is where it is at. Black cats that is. They want you to know how special and […]


Thank you to The Cat Spa

We would like to send a big huge AARCS THANK YOU to Yobine VanDermeer from The Cat Spa for her generous donation of 10+ cat enclosures for our new space, as well as numerous cat trees, shelving units, cat beds etc.  


The Cat Room has Flooring

We would like to send a big huge AARCS THANK YOU to Layla Michaels with Modus Inc., Keith Lietiphin with Forbo Flooring (donation of Marmoleum flooring for the new cat room) and Merrill Molyneaux with K.R.T. Enterprises Inc. (installation of the flooring). The value of the flooring and installation is approximately $3100.  


Brandi’s Story

You think after 10+ years involved in animal rescue you would start seeing each animal as a number, dog number 50, cat number 385, the brown and black dog or the long haired orange cat. This however is not the case, each animal has its story, has its past and has a name. Brandi has […]

AARCS - Cat Poker

Feline Adoption Fees Waived For June 2014

CATURDAY SUCCESS CONTINUES ALL MONTH LONG! AARCS had so much success at our Caturday adoption event last weekend that we’ve decided to waive adoption fees for cats over 6 months old for the remainder of the month!  For the rest of June, you can adopt any of our loveable juvenile or adult kitties for a […]


Best of Calgary 2014

AARCS voted as Top 3 Local Non Profits! For the last seventeen years, Fast Forward Weekly has conducted a readers poll on the Best of Calgary. This year AARCS placed in the top three for best local non profits, along with Youth Central and The Mustard Seed. Check out the rest of the list here. […]


We have Blinds!!

A huge shout out to Andrea Sinclair and Tammy Pfiefer for the purchase and installation of new blinds for our new Bay! It was getting awfully hot in there and the cats will be much more comfortable now! As well, they installed the remaining laminate flooring in the upstairs area leading to the cat room. […]