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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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Happy Tails: Somersault

Happy Tails: Somersault

Can you guess how Catherine the Great Somersault got her name? Chances are you’ve guessed right! It’s because she would do tricks and somersaults around the feet of the Annex Cat Rescue volunteer who came to feed her feral cat colony. Her active personality, in spite of her slightly crooked walk, caught the attention of […]

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Share the Warmth – Adopt-a-Thon

January Adopt-a-thon
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Happy Tails: Augie & Edie (Formerly Tigger and Button)

Happy Tails: Augie & Edie

Around Valentine’s Day of last year, Emmy was ready to open her heart to someone new after the passing of her previous cat. Her friends had experience adopting from Annex Cat Rescue and were pleased with the process, the people, and the animals. And so, Emmy went onto the organization’s website in search for a […]

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Happy Tails: Jellybean (formerly Rambo)

Happy Tails: Jellybean

“It was pretty clear that he just was not ‘Rambo’,” says Patrick Guyette of the grey tabby he rescued from an ACR adopt-a-thon on Valentine’s Day. “He acts like a tough guy but he’s actually very loveable and sweet and silly – we figured with that tough guy exterior but being soft and squishy on […]

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Happy Tails: Claira

Happy Tails: Claira

“Claira’s is a true success story,” says foster parent Joanna. Claira, a gorgeous Calico, was rescued as a kitten from a backyard in Toronto, with her sister Casey. The sisters had very little exposure and no direct contact with humans. Naturally, the kittens feared human touch, and were a challenge to transition into a human […]

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Happy Tails: Charlie

Happy Tails: Charlie

Charlie’s story begins in a small town called Tweed, which is located 2.5 hours North East of Toronto. Charlie’s mom, Mrs. Robinson, was hit by a car and was found on the side of the road. Thankfully, the people that found her rescued and cared for her. Her caregivers realized she had babies and went […]

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Volunteer Profile: Barbara I

chillin' at foster mom Barbara's

What’s your story? Why did you first get involved with ACR? I took in an old feral tom then got interested in helping other homeless cats. How are you helping now? What volunteer position are you filling? What does your work involve? Colony coordinator and occasional fostering. Describe a real winning moment for you as […]

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Happy Tails: Rosie (formerly Beauty)

Happy Tails: Rosie

Rosie has had quite the journey, initially being surrendered to Toronto Animal Services with her brother Bashful from a man claiming they lived in his garage. Soon after, Rosie and her brother were taken to be fostered by an ACR volunteer. Both were quickly adopted into separate homes, but Rosie’s timidness to her new surroundings […]

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Happy Tails: Tuukka and Mikko (formerly Glen and Baillie)

HappyTails: Tuukka & Mikko

Little Glen and Baillie were found on Glen Baillie Place in Chinatown, with two other all-black siblings. When they first met their foster dad Jeff Moon, they were only tiny kittens, but already their respective personalities had started to emerge. Jeff says, “Glen is the tougher of the two and more of the explorer, and […]

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