Author Archives: Ellie Chesnutt

Happy Tail: Cleo and Rudy

Cleo and Rudy, formerly known as Bunny and Squirrel, were found in a community member’s front lawn by Lizzy and Peter, two of the ACR’s ace trappers. They were two of six other kittens rescued on that day. Lizzy fostered the two of them for a short while before introducing the pair to Courtney. Cleo […]

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Happy Tail: Gus


Like so many of ACR’s happiest tales, Gus’ story begins outside. He was part of a litter of kittens found living outside a townhouse complex in York. While Gus’ siblings adjusted to life indoors and were adopted by their initial foster after a few months, he needed more time to get accustomed to people before […]

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Cat’s Meow Spring Auction

Our Cat’s Meow Spring Action is now finished. Thank you for bidding! Pickup/Shipping Instructions:– Payments are due within 72 hours in order to pickup your item(s).This includes ANY BUY NOW items.– We are ONLY accepting e-transfers to:– Please add a PICKUP LOCATION and a phone number you can be reached at, in the message of […]

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Happy Tail: Ribbon (formerly Rosa)

Flynn was ecstatic when he came across Ribbon’s profile on the Annex Cat Rescue website. With an older male cat in the household, Flynn was hoping to add a female companion. After scoping the website almost daily, he had come across a little tuxedo kitten that he knew was the one. Ribbon (formerly Rosa) was […]

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Happy Tail: Ava

Early into the first Covid lockdown, Jun found herself ready for a cat companion and was interested in finding a pet that needed a home. “I definitely have a bit of a soft spot for animals that are a little bit harder to adopt out,” Jun says. She’d been watching videos online of Blind Cat […]

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Happy Tail: Graydon

After Carole’s cat Peek-A-Boo passed, she felt lost — until a friend told her about Annex Cat Rescue.  She wanted to adopt an older cat, and after a long phone interview with ACR, she was introduced to Graydon. He had been feral and was very shy, but Carole just saw him as lovable. Before bringing […]

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Happy Tail: Ella

Ella was part of a cat colony near a restaurant. One of the employees, with good intentions, started feeding a lot of the local cats. The cats began breeding at a fast pace and the small group of cats quickly turned into a large unmanaged colony. Annex Cat Rescue did a Trap-Neuter-Release program for some […]

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Happy Tail: Louise

Louise is a sweet cat with a big heart. This spunky girl came into the ACR’s care and because of her bodacious personality, she immediately won over Marissa, Louise’s foster as well as adopter, making this Happy Tail a “foster fail.” Marissa has heard many different stories about how Louise ended up in the ACR’s […]

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Happy Tail: Cleo

From community members who keep an eye on homeless cats in their neighbourhood, to colony feeders and assessment volunteers, to fosters who house and socialize cats before adoption, there are numerous Annex Cat Rescue volunteers involved in rescuing just one cat from the streets of Toronto. While Cleo has been happily settling into her home […]

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Happy Tail: Pomelo (Pom)

After moving from Edmonton to Toronto, Veronica and Arlan were missing loved ones and ready for some furry companionship. When researching local animal rescues, the couple found Pom’s sweet photo on the ACR adoption page. “We had no idea the pandemic was around the corner and how much we’d need the cuddle therapy,” says Veronica. […]

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