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We are a network, therefore we do not adopt. As our names implies, we help network cats and dogs from Northern fly in communities to Southern Ontario.

If you are interested in adopting a cat or dog, please visit our The NRN Facebook Page where we will post what organization the cat or dog is going to, and follow their page.

Some of our wonderful volunteers!

Some of our wonderful volunteers!

Some of our wonderful volunteers

Amie Kempe, President

Teresa Ruberto, Secretary

Tammy LaPlante, Treasurer

Ash Roth, Director

Amy MacDonnell, Director

Lisa Ellacott, Director

Kim Ford-LeVie, Director

Samantha Kannegiesser, Director

Ashley Hill, Director

Lorri Nikkila, Director


Help us celebrate our volunteer of the month


Vanessa has been with Northern Reach Network actively fostering with cats/kittens for around a year. Vanessa and her husband have two cats of their own, siblings who they adopted from a family friend. Miss Jellybean who is a hair tie loving torty. She LOVES attention, but of course doesnโ€™t let just anyone see she’s love attention. Pippin is their โ€˜littleโ€™ chunkasaurus who loves laser pointers, cuddles, and making beautiful throat biscuits while suckling on your ear lobe. ๐Ÿ˜‰ โ€˜About a year ago I found a third cat that I wanted to add to our family. My husband said “no more cats, butโ€ฆ you’ve been talking about fostering”. So I went upstairs and applied to NRN that night! Few days later we had our first foster.โ€™ Since their first foster Vanessa has gone from using their spare bedroom to building an entire Foster Kitty room in our basement! Lovingly nicknamed โ€˜The Poop Factoryโ€™ ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ˜‚ We asked Vanessa why do you love do foster? โ€˜My husband and our late cat got me hooked on loving cats. Now I can’t stop wanting to help them all find cuddly and safe homes.โ€™ ๐Ÿ’™

A couple sentiments from some of Vanessaโ€™s peers who nominated her:

๐Ÿพ She is ALWAYS so pleasant to chat with
๐ŸพHas consistently fostered cats
๐ŸพUnderstands and respects that we are all volunteers that are just doing the best we can with what weโ€™ve got!

๐Ÿพ She such a great asset to Northern reach. It has been really awesome having her on our team.

Thank you, Vanessa, for your dedication and making a difference in the lives of these precious animals! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿพ