Tribute to Donald Panos, An Early Oasis Supporter

Mr Donald Panos, an early advocate of Oasis Animal Rescue, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, with his loving family by his side. Donald was the very first, caring individual to offer a donation to Oasis Animal Rescue and we couldn’t be more grateful. Though he may not have […]

RIP Kitten Ellie. Sadly Passed One Day Before First Birthday

Born on February 9, 2015 to rescue cat Jesse, kitten Ellie (aka Cali) has passed away on February 8, 2016, just one day shy of her first birthday, due to FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis). Ellie touched all hearts in the home of her adoptive mom, and our Oasis team would like to express sincere condolences. […]

Beverly McCloskey. In Memory Of Our Greatest Supporter

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Beverly Christine Gibson McCloskey early on Friday morning November 14th, 2014. Bev was the greatest supporter of Oasis – from day one.  Her sage advice, objective counsel, numerous financial contributions and overall interest in the growth and success of the rescue will be greatly […]

In Loving Memory of Betty

Betty 2019 – 2014 Rest In Peace With sadness we announce that after a very brave battle, English Bulldog Betty has peacefully passed away. She asked so little yet gave so much. This special girl brought a community together and touched everyone with moments of joy. Betty’s amazing foster parents truly offered the love and […]

Paige. Affectionate And Talkative Cat For Adoption

UPDATE: Unfortunately, Paige has passed away from an unknown illness. RIP Paige. ——————————————– Paige is three years of age but she is a tiny little lady. Up-to-date on all of her vaccinations and deemed 100% healthy by the vet, this appealing feline is somewhat shy at first but extremely talkative. However, Paige does enjoy the […]

Sadly, Friendly Cat Chester Has Passed Away – R.I.P.

Update 15 November: Sad news. Chester passed away yesterday. With us for over a year, Chester’s family became the Oasis team. He never failed to bring us joy and was dearly loved by all of our staff and volunteers. Chester recently had begun to suffer from several ailments that required daily medication. Unfortunately, complications developed […]

Terrence. Teddy Bear Hamster. R.I.P.

Update 1 January: Sadly, little Terrence has succumbed to an unknown illness and unfortunately passed away peacefully during the night. Original Text: Terrance is adorable. This year old Teddy Bear Hamster is docile, inquisitive, cute and cuddly. His present owner adores him but simply does not have time to spend with this little guy so […]

Brando. Big Cat Sadly Passed Away. R.I.P.

UPDATE 26 September Brando passed away early Monday.  He had been sick on Sunday and faded very quickly. We had an appointment booked with the vet first thing in the morning but unfortunately he couldn’t hold out. So sad. We suspect that he had a number of underlying physical ailments ( diabetes one of these) […]

Storm. Dog Unfortunately No Longer With Us – R.I.P

UPDATE 11 Sept: Unfortunately we have learned that Storm has been put to sleep. While in the hands of a trainer, Storm bit a small dog – forcing his official caregiver to make the decision that euthanasia was the best option. R.I.P. Storm —————————————- Original Text: Storm is certainly a magnificent looking canine. A cross […]

Doobie. Sociable Cat, Suitable For Any Home – R.I.P.

UPDATE: Doobie has unfortunately passed away. ——————————— Doobie came to Oasis earlier this year with his best friend Dexter when a human member of their family developed a severe allergy to cats. Both cats were looking for new permanent homes but unfortunately Doobie’s friend Dexter passed away in early September with what presented as a […]

R.I.P. Dexter

UPDATE 5 September: We are very sad to report that Dexter has passed away. He was far too young (just 4 years of age) to have left us but became quite ill two months ago with what presented as a liver ailment. No matter the battery of tests this little guy was put through the […]

Lucky Has Sadly Passed Away. RIP Lucky

UPDATE 12 August: After discovery of an untreatable disease, poor Lucky has now passed away at the relatively young age of just five years. RIP Lucky. You’ll be missed. ——————————————-   Original Story: Good neighbors are as valuable in some cases as close friends and Lucky’s owner has been the beneficiary of just such a […]

Sammi. Sadly Has Passed Away. RIP Sammi

UPDATE 12 August: We’re sorry to announce that Sammi has passed away from an untreatable condition. So sad for such a young cat. RIP Sammi. ———————————————— Original Story: Sammi is the direct beneficiary of the compassion and “good Samaritan” attitude of a Durham Region resident. When Sammi’s owner was admitted to a retirement residence he […]

Sad News. Earl Grey Has Passed Away. R.I.P.

We have very sad news to share. Earl Grey, our resident office cat and known to all of our visitors, died last night. He was beloved by so many people and his absence in the office will be deeply felt. We knew that he had not been well over the last few days and when […]

Emma. A Quiet Retreat… R.I.P. Emma

UPDATE: Sad News. This past weekend, Emma died peacefully in the arms of one of our team members. When shy, beautiful cat Emma arrived at Oasis, we were hoping to find a caring and quiet household for her to enjoy. Unfortunately, that wasn’t to be. Liver disease was what has taken Emma from us. She […]

Lucky The Cat Has Left Us – R.I.P.

UPDATE: Sadly, our veterinarian recommended euthanasia for this handsome cat. He was diagnosed with late stage kidney disease. Lucky had been abandoned in an apartment and perhaps his previous owner knew how sick he was. R.I.P. Lucky. ——————————————— Original Story: Lucky is definitely a “lucky” boy for a compassionate Durham Region resident spotted him and […]

Sadly, Kidney Failure Claims Little Pepper

UPDATE 4 FEB, 2013: Pepper, unfortunately, suddenly became quite ill and when rushed to the vet on Saturday was declared beyond reasonable help. The prognosis was kidney failure, with complications, and the vet recommended that Pepper be humanely put to sleep to end her suffering. Poor little gal. We so wanted to find her the […]

Posie. Missed But Not Forgotten. R.I.P.

Sad News…. Posie left us yesterday to join our beloved Molly Cat on the other side of Heaven’s Rainbow Bridge in the Sky. She will be deeply missed by everyone on the Oasis team. Posie was ill for several weeks and no tests could tell us what was wrong. We now know that she died […]

R.I.P. Molly. You’ve Left A Hole In Our Hearts

It is with great sadness we share the news that Molly – a familiar face to all who volunteer, visit and work in our office – is no longer with us. Despite the love, support, caring and palliative treatment given to Molly, there was nothing more we could do and sadly we had no option […]

R.I.P. Daisy. Severe Liver Disease Claims Her

UPDATE: Sadly we report that Daisy had to be euthanized after test results confirmed she had developed severe liver disease. It breaks our hearts. R.I.P. Daisy. It was so nice to know you and we know you are no longer suffering. Original Text: Daisy is a black and white doll!! It is hard to believe […]