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Three vulnerable cats need your help

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An exceptional situation near Spadina and Dundas requires trustworthy, reliable and compassionate volunteers. There are three indoor/outdoor Annex Cat Rescue colony cats who require immediate care. Their current caregiver feeds them, but is too ill to provide any other care, including managing litter boxes. The end goal is for us to find understanding foster homes […]

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Happy Tails: Halla (formerly Spruce)

Spruce in his foster home

Halla is a loving black kitty who started as “Spruce,” while living as a foster with Michelle. Michelle says of Spruce’s stay, “She was crazy, silly, right at home. I think more than anything, she was just so happy to get all the food she can eat and a safe place to sleep! She coddled […]

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Happy Tails: Theon and Piper

Piper and Theron

When Julie’s cat Gaia died, her companion Rupee struggled with the loss. Julie and her boyfriend thought that adopting another cat could be an essential part of Rupee’s recovery. That’s how Dusty (who is now called Theon) found his forever home. “It was just beautiful,” Julie says. Theon and Rupee were in love; they groomed […]

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Help us raise $50K for homeless cats!

This fall, Annex Cat Rescue is once again participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge… our third time out and a chance to best our amazing 2016 fundraising achievement of $42,000, a sum made possible thanks to a $20,000 matching donation from an extremely generous donor. And here’s the big news: that same angel donor is […]

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Happy Tails: Agent Dale Cooper


There are photogenic cats. And then there is Agent Dale Cooper, for whom the cat sweater might well have been invented. Of course, before Coop – as he is known colloquially – could pursue his supermodel hobby, he had to be homed. That’s where his “failed foster,” eventual adopter mom Laura came in. Not only […]

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Happy Tails: Momma and Manny

Mommy and Manny at an adoptathon

When Momma and Manny became part of Reggie and Dave’s family, everything changed. “We very quickly became ‘crazy cat people,’” Reggie laughs. “Our iPhones are filled with photos!” But before their beloved feline companions came into their lives, Reggie and Dave thought a lot about what they wanted. “We knew we didn’t want to buy […]

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Happy Tails: Teddy

Teddy now

Carla and Andres initially welcomed Teddy into their home on a temporary basis and found they couldn’t say goodbye, so they didn’t! They formally adopted him a year ago and have celebrated his small victories ever since. Teddy was rescued by Annex Cat Rescue from a Scarborough colony when he was a year old. He […]

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Summer Adoptathon at Pet Uno

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Taste of Little Italy 2017

(Volunteers Laura H and Gayle K at the Taste of Little Italy Festival last year) Annex Cat Rescue will be at Taste of Little Italy. We will have a table set up in front of  our friends, Pet Uno. We will not have any cats there but we will have lots of catnip goodies and […]

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Annex Family Festival 2017

Annex Cat Rescue will have a booth outside Trinity St Paul’s (south side of Bloor St, between Major St and Brunswick Avenue). 11 to 6 pm. We’ll have cat toys, beds, t-shirts and other nifty items (no cats though). About the Annex Family Festival Now in its 21st year, the Annex Family Festival (AFF) is […]

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