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…

Acorn Cat Rescue

There is no such thing as a “free cat” or “free kitten” – at least, not if you are a responsible adopter. We at Acorn Cat Rescue ensure that all of our cats are sterilised (where age-appropriate) microchipped, vaccinated and de-parasited prior to adoption. Thanks to our excellent relationship with our vets, we are able…

Winter Care for Cats

1. Avoid using antifreeze Ethylene glycol, otherwise known as antifreeze, is a chemical commonly used during the winter to prevent freezing. It is frequently used in car radiators, screen washes and de-icers, as well as in garden water features to stop them freezing over. Cats seem to be attracted to the taste of this chemical…

Purrrrrrfect Ending

Fabulous news!! Acorns very first rescue cat Poppy, who was taken in when she was pregnant and subsequently produced four delightful kittens has been rewarded by finding her purrrrrfect home. Poppy, a wonderful mum cared for the kittens tirelessly ensuring all were fed, cleaned and were schooled in cattyquette for their introduction into life. Our…

Top Cat

Thank  you so much Sue Fairweather for your generous gift of this wonderful Cat Tree, all the kittens adore it and love to climb and play on it, and Moon loves the top platform as you can see.

Acorn Kittens at Play

Sue Fairweather always ready to help has taken an opportunity to entertain some of the Acorn kittens on a wet afternoon. They really love the interaction with people and benefit from being socialised prior to departure to the furever homes. I am not really sure who benefits most Sue or the kittens, Once again many…