• Maeve – foster care needed

    Maeve – foster care needed

    MAEVE – forever foster home needed PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION Maeve is a very cute and compact little tabby and white girl who no longer has a tail due to a bad injury. KNOWN HISTORY & TEMPERAMENT Maeve has had a tough year, left behind by her previous owners and fending for herself for a while until, …


  • Delyth – at the Rainbow Bridge

    Delyth – at the Rainbow Bridge

    🌈 A hello and a goodbye 🌈 Late last week, we took a cat out of the pound who reportedly had a large cyst on her stomach. The closer we looked, the more sinister it seemed, and sure enough when we got Delyth to the vet, the cyst turned out to be cancer. It was …


  • CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant update

    CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant update

    As we mentioned recently, IFR was the fortunate recipient of a CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant, all thanks to CommBank employee and IFR foster carer Nola (on the left) who nominated us. We were and still are so excited to have received this grant which will cover $10,000 worth of vet work! Our Treasurer Anna …


  • Mr Winehouse – at the Rainbow Bridge

    Mr Winehouse – at the Rainbow Bridge

    MR WINEHOUSE We are heartbroken to report that one of our most beloved adopted kitties, Mr Winehouse, as crossed the Rainbow Bridge this week. Mr Winehouse had quite the journey from the pound (see the first photo above) to his foster home where he only started to act less feral when he was allowed near …


  • Arthur – welcome

    Arthur – welcome

    ARTHUR #2 – welcome Say hello to Arthur We collected him last week from the pound in an appalling state of neglect. His matts were solid and probably very painful. Under those matts were embedded grass seeds, and once he was shaved it was evident how painfully thin he was. Thankfully in the week since …


  • Izumi – welcome

    Izumi – welcome

    IZUMI – welcome Just over two weeks ago we welcomed Izumi into the fold. She was skeletal (only 2kg), and under her fluff you could feel every bone. She had terribly matted fur, and very gunky ears which were treated for a week after rescue. Her microchip says she is nine years old, but if …


  • Charlie #2 – welcome

    Charlie #2 – welcome

    CHARLIE – a new kitty in town! Earlier this week we welcomed Charlie to the IFR family. She was home from the vet mid-afternoon, and settled in quickly. Then some hours later she was already on the couch! (third photo) Her carer says that Charlie is the fastest foster cat to start couch potatoing in …


  • Nelly – returned from adoption

    Nelly – returned from adoption

    FOSTER CARE NEEDED – senior girl Unfortunately, darling old girl Nelly’s adoption isn’t working out and we need to bring her back to care She is a lovely older girl who is currently on medication for an overactive thyroid. She prefers to be either an only cat or with just one or two others (she …


  • $10,000 CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant awarded to IFR!

    $10,000 CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant awarded to IFR!

    COMMBANK STAFF FOUNDATION COMMUNITY GRANT The team at IFR was so excited to hear news that we have been successful in receiving a 2022 CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant. One of our lovely volunteers is an employee with the Commonwealth Bank, and kindly nominated us for the grant. We will receive $10,000 in funding, which, …


  • Ruby – at the Rainbow Bridge

    Ruby – at the Rainbow Bridge

    RUBY Sadly, we have to report that our senior girl Ruby passed away a couple of days ago. Her foster carers noticed she wasn’t acting herself, and then suddenly she wasn’t able to use her back legs. She was rushed to the vet where it was discovered that she had suffered a stroke. The kindest …