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Happy Tail: Hemingway

Alice and her family were looking to adopt a cat but were interested in fostering first. They had read about Annex Cat Rescue, and liked that they were volunteer-run as well as being focused on all cats, including those that were feral, a bit older, and possibly had health issues. Their family decided to foster […]

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Happy Tail: Vincent and Toulouse

In 2017, Patrick welcomed these two smiling faces into his home. “I had lost a cat a few months earlier [in the year] so it took a while before I decided I was ready for another cat,” says Patrick when asked how he came to adopt bonded kittens Toulouse and Vincent. “I wanted to get […]

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SAVE THE DATE – Sunday October 21st, 2018!

For the fourth year in a row, ACR has entered a team in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge that includes a 5km walk/run, a half marathon and a full marathon. Last year Team ACR was 40 runners and walkers strong and this year we are going for 50! It doesn’t matter if you […]

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Annex Cat Rescue 101

ACR has been helping Toronto’s homeless cats for over 20 years. It was founded in 1997 when several residents of the Annex neighbourhood joined together to care for a local feral cat colony. Over the years, Annex Cat Rescue’s service area, both for cats and volunteers, has grown to span the city. ACR currently has […]

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Happy Tails: Gervais & Jesse

Last December, as a form of what she termed “cat therapy,” Trish took in two short-term fosters through Annex Cat Rescue. She had just said goodbye to her cat of 16 years and wanted some feline company. Trish had served as a colony feeder for Annex Cat Rescue and let ACR know she was interested […]

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Happy Tails: Oscar & Brandy

The term “failed foster” is a funny one. It’s what happens when a feline who was only supposed to be a temporary foster is so loveable that his/her humans cannot say goodbye. The term sounds like it might be a negative, but the reality is, a failed foster is born out of love, commitment, and […]

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Happy Tail: Tavi (formerly Dakota)


Here’s the story of how a little cat name Dakota ended up with a new name, a home of her own, two loving human parents and a sister cat. Her adoptive mum, Talene describes how they decided to adopt a cat. “A friend of mine had adopted a cat from Annex Cat Rescue and had […]

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Happy Tails: Jedi (formerly Kiwi)

Yesenia first heard about Annex Cat Rescue when she was looking for a companion for her new kitten named Coba, who she had recently adopted from another rescue at a large adopt-a-thon event. After doing some research, she decided to adopt a friend for Coba from ACR because she liked that the cats were placed […]

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Happy Tails: Stardust and Snowflake

As cat lovers we tend to focus on the feline-human bond. But the feline-to-feline bond can be just as important. There’s no denying it: some cats just belong together. Like Stardust and Snowflake — otherwise known as ‘celestial soulmates.’ They are best buddies and are coming up to their 16th anniversary living and loving as […]

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Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair

Annex Cat Rescue will be back at the Tranzac Club in the Annex for the Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair – December 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, and 16th and 17th – from noon until 6:00 pm. If you need an extra-strong catnip sausage or a treat for a cat-loving human, we’ve got you covered. […]

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