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. […]


ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative Assistant

June 7, 2014 Dear AARCS volunteers, fosters and supporters, We wanted to update you all on a few new things happening within the organization. First of all, I wanted to say thank you. It is because of people like you that are considered one of the leading animal welfare organizations in Alberta. This is a […]


We have TILE!

A big thank you to David and Lucas from City Tile for donating 250 sq. feet of tile for our new cat space, and to Tara Lachance and Trevor Moore for spending their weekend installing it for us!!      



  June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat month and AARCS is celebrating by hosting a cat adoption event on Saturday June 14th from 11am-2pm. Come on down to Bay F, 3851 21 Street NE and pick the ‘Purrfect’ feline to complete your family! All cats over 6 months of age are available for adoption with only a minimum $25 […]


AARCS’ Angels Monthly Giving Program

AARCS’ Angels Monthly Giving Program Thank you for being a part of Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society! As we continue in our journey to rescue and provide sanctuary to homeless animals, we are excited to launch this new program and extend an invitation to you to become an AARCS’ Angel. Whether you are a member, […]

Calgary Marathon

2014 Scotiabank Marathon

A huge congratulations to all the runners in the Calgary Marathon yesterday. Runners raise over $12,000 for AARCS!!! Featured here is AARCS volunteer Hannah who completed the full marathon in under 5 hours and her daughter Nina who completed the kids. Thank you so much for your time, dedication and commitment to health and charity. […]