TREATMENT FOR LULU

After receiving some additional funds from SWAT at the very beginning of this year we wasted no time in purchasing an Intensive Care Unit for the treatment of ACORN cats and kittens with respiratory problems.  This has proved to be a wise decision as today we are using it for the first time. Little Lulu…

ACORN EXPENDITURE 2020

On behalf of Association Acorn, we are pleased to present our yearly percentage of expenditure from Jan to Dec 2020. We submit this report with transparency in mind, for you to be aware of where your financial contributions to our cause have been allocated. This graphical representation of our expenditure details the key points of…

An Appeal For Funds from Acorn Cat Rescue

Times are challenging for all of us. The current crisis has seen a drop in our income. If we are to sustain the high volume of rescue and re-homing that we achieved last year, or even to beat it, then we need to find more funds. Every cat we save costs us money and we…

Ways to help ACORN

Acorn would not be able to operate without the support of everyone so we’d like to say thank you. We are sure as soon as lockdown is lifted, we’re going to be inundated as people discover litters of homeless kittens. If you are wondering how you can help us during these difficult times, here are…

It will soon be kitten time.

Do you want to apply to join the Acorn Cat Rescue kitten waiting list? Already we are beginning to see on social media that kittens are being born in France. Every life matters and we do the best we can with the resources that we have to save the lucky few who come to Acorn….

ACORN EXPENDITURE 2019

On behalf of Association Acorn, we are pleased to present our yearly percentage of expenditure from Jan to Dec 2019. We submit this report with transparency in mind, for you to be aware of where your financial contributions to our cause have been allocated. This graphical representation of our expenditure details the key points of…

Please consider adopting a black cat

Reasons to adopt a black cat! Shelters all across the world report that their resident black cats get the short end of the stick when it comes to adoption rates and it’s certainly true in France. Whether potential adopters subconsciously buy into the stigma of black cats being bad luck, or are more drawn to…

Acorn is Ready!!!!

Acorn is Ready!!!! After annual maintenance and lots of deep cleaning, we are now completely ready for the new kitten season. The new cat arbre’s look pristine but history shows they deteriorate at an alarming rate depending on the level of boisterousness of the kittens. Thank you to Claire and Sandrine our two newest foster…

A Fundraising Suggestion:

If you would like to help us raise funds, we’d be very grateful, and here’s an idea to get the ball rolling: If you are inviting friends round for a Christmas nibble, why not ask if they’d like to make a contribution to Acorn? Our summer tea parties work so well. As host, you invite…

Meet Team Acorn

Meet Team Acorn: Sue Every so often we will make a post on one of our volunteers who form a necessary and much valued part of Team Acorn. Sue is a cat cuddler / socialiser. Yes, there really is such a job! Every week Sue drives an hour each way to come and help socialise…

Time to meet Team Acorn! One by one……

This is Lynda.   Lynda is the President of Association Acorn (and so we all must curtsy accordingly upon greeting). Lynda and husband, Trevor (Secretary and Treasurer) formed Acorn in 2016 but between them have fostered and re-homed over 700 animals since moving to France in 2007 which includes 50 since the formation of Association…

Do you want to apply to join our kitten waiting list?

Would you like to join the waiting list for a kitten? Ah, cute kittens everywhere, what a dream? No, in fact. Here in France, it’s a nightmare. Pretty soon, Acorn Cat Rescue will be bombarded with calls on a daily basis from caring members of the public who will discover litter after litter of feral…