Who wants to read some good news?!

Our lovely Jemima has found a foster home! As you may know, Jemima was very unhappy in her pen at Acorn HQ. She is an active cat and was becoming frustrated at being penned in. Anyway, thank you very much to Sue Ball (yes, she of Chez Fromage), who responded to our appeal for a…

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…

Continual Bring & Buy Yard Sale, 87440 Marval

We would like to sincerely thank Kay and Tanya who have taken up a new initiative to raise funds for our cats and kittens at Acorn. Kay and Tanya have erected a permanent gazebo where you are encouraged to bring and buy items such as plants, bric-a-brac, clothes etc. As this is a brand new…

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…

Three cats in a basket

Believe it or not, all of these beautiful kitties are waiting for homes. Acorn cats and kittens are very much loved by our foster carers and we want them to go onto excellent forever homes. They will come to you microchipped, vaccinated, de-parasited, and where age appropriate, sterilised. If you would like to adopt a…

How to re-home your pet in France

Before re-homing your pet in France, please consider that France has an unusually large number of homeless animals. It is not easy to find good homes for them all so please take this advice letter for letter and make sure you carry out all of the steps in order to maximise the chances of finding…