Cat of the Month – Ruff

Our Cat of the Month for October is a story of the sort of incredible achievements that can come with slow and steady determination! Ruff came to the RAPS Cat Sanctuary last January. He was...
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Feline Loverboy

This week’s blog from volunteer Pauline Chin. We have seen several cuddle kings over the years. These feline loverboys magnetically draw in many cats that snuggle right up to them. It was as if they...
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Formerly Feral

Many of the cats at the Sanctuary have come into our care as ferals. Some of them will remain feral in behaviour all their lives. Many of the cats in Pen 8 are examples of...
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Cleo

Our newest member of the leukemia cats colony is Cleo. This little girl came in to us about four months ago. As with all new cats, she was popped into a cage for a familiarization...
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Careen & Willow

Pen 5 is largely inhabited by big cats. Big floofy cats…. Solid muscular cats… Cats who definitely could do with losing some weight. And then there are Careen and Willow. These two sweet grey girls are of the...
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Room for Teens

One regular visiting-day question is “where are the kittens?” Visitors are always disappointed to learn that any kittens in RAPS care are usually to be found at the City Shelter, waiting for adoption – and...
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When My Person’s Gone

One of the most heartbreaking things at the Sanctuary is when we welcome a new cat in because their owner has died, or gone into care, or just abandoned them. For a cat who has...
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Adopting A Feral

More than half of our Sanctuary cats have come in as ferals. Feral cats are those born wild, or living wild from a very early age. They run the range from the cats that take...
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A Happy Tail – Terra

Terra came to us a couple of years ago, transferred from the 5 Road Shelter where she had not been happy. She was one of our “Garbo” cats (“I vant to be alone!”) and did...
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P.O.W. Cats

At the back of the AIDS pen is a smaller one where a group of five cats live together. The enclosure is known as the Prince of Wales pen – it was built about 9...
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Oh, Honey Bear!

This boy with the stunning blue eyes was introduced a couple of years ago when he came in to us – and very little has changed with him since then, except that people keep taking wonderful...
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Formal-wear Friends

This week’s blog comes to us from volunteer PAULINE CHIN Some of our overlooked cats are also the most sharply dressed in black and white fur – the tuxedos.  Here are some newer arrivals: Pretty...
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