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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: 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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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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2017 Annual General Meeting

Please join us for our 20th Annual General Meeting. Celebrate last year’s successes. Help us plan for the year ahead. Meet your fellow supporters. Ask questions. Enjoy some refreshments and good company. Where: Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre 427 Bloor Street West Toronto, Ontario (just west of Spadina) Map When: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 6:30-8:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm) Spread your Passion! Feel free […]

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Happy Tails: Wilbur

Willy aka Wilbur

“He’s the love of my life!” Wilbur’s adoptive mother gushes as she strokes the chin of her brown tabby. Wilbur is curled on Gabrielle’s lap looking up at her adoringly. “Willy didn’t take any time at all to be comfortable in the house. He was quick to find a lap to snuggle on from his […]

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Happy Tails: Toast and Pancakes

Toast formerly Miss Toes

Rebecca first became a cat fan while living outside of Canada. She fell in love with a street cat who she named “Knargles” that wandered into her apartment and stuck around. Sadly, Knargles passed shortly after Rebecca returned to Toronto, but there was a silver lining to her brief encounter with the kitty. “I think […]

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Purrrfect Gifts for Mother’s Day

mother's day gifts for cat-lovers

Mother’s Day honours the person whose love is forever unconditional. Make this Mother’s Day extra special by showing that all mothers matter – including feline ones – by offering a Purrrfect Gift. Each gift comes with the option of an e-card or a physical one (delivered to you or your Mom, your choice). Both feature […]