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Happy Tail: Charlotte


Sometimes timing is everything. An urgent Annex Cat Rescue foster request initially brought Charlotte and former foster mom Sarah together. “I’m looking for an affectionate, cuddly cat to foster,” Sarah told ACR. At that time, Charlotte had been staying at one of ACR’s partner vet clinics and was in need of a foster home. With […]

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Happy Tail: Trixie (formerly Logan)

If I had known when I adopted her just how long it would take to socialize Trixie, I don’t know if I would have done it. I have lived with many cats over the years, and I understood that you can’t bring any expectations to a relationship with a cat. Like us, cats are individuals […]

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Off the Streets

We’d like to share with you stories of recent rescues and work ACR volunteers are doing within our own colonies throughout Toronto so you are aware of the kinds of situation ACR has been dealing with. This has been another busy year for us and now Toronto Animal Services has been forced to temporarily shut […]

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Help us raise $25K for homeless cats!

Donate to the team 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 […]

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Happy Tails: Moo Moo

Moo Moo all dressed up

Sweet Moo Moo was living on the cold streets of Toronto during the winter, holed up under a shed until he was eventually caught in a trap set by Annex Cat Rescue in March 2017. According to his fosters Woosol and Mike, “We wanted a cat but weren’t sure about the long-term commitment right away, […]

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ACR at the CNE Cat Show

If you’re planning to attend the CNE Cat Show on August 26th to 27th, please be sure to stop by our booth. We won’t have any adoptable cats but we will have lots of our famous catnip sausages and smiling volunteers to answer any questions you may have about Annex Cat Rescue’s work.

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Happy Tails: Bronco

Bronco enjoyed Alastor's company

Robin “was introduced to the wonderful world of ACR” when her friend posted a picture of Alastor online. Lynn, who rescues cats and cares for a colony in Toronto’s east end, wanted to find Alastor a forever home. With Annex Cat Rescue’s assistance, he was recovering from the amputation of a severely arthritic leg. “I […]

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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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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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