Author Archives: Kanza Elmes

Happy Tail: Puff

Puff was found on the streets of Toronto – sadly someone decided to give him away. Luckily, ACR trappers Robin and Michelle brought Puff to his caring foster, Ming-Ming, a veterinary technician at the Yonge-Davenport Pet Hospital. With no medical care required, Puff went straight to his foster’s home where he bonded with another foster […]

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Happy Tail: Goran

When Annex Cat Rescue adopter Gillian set out to find a new cat to join her family, she only had one item on her wish list: must get along with Drago. “I said in my email to ACR, ‘my cat Drago is kind of an asshole,’” she laughs. “And that I was looking for a […]

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Happy Tail: Tomas (formerly Sweet Pea)

Tomas (formerly Sweet Pea) was a little kitten when he was rescued by ACR. He was fostered by ACR volunteer Emily, who remembers him as a very friendly and affectionate kitten. “He loved to jump up high and bump his nose against our face — too precious for words,” says Emily. He took kindly to […]

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Happy Tail: Ruby (formerly Violet)

Ruby began her life living outside with her siblings and mother. Annex Cat Rescue volunteer Brenda was able to trap the whole family safely. The cats then made their way to the vet and onto foster homes to await their forever homes. Foster parent Heather took in Ruby and her brother Raja, who stayed with […]

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Happy Tail: Rabbit

Rabbit was first brought into Lori’s care by a friend who oversees a feral colony. The kitten was discovered when one day, one of the cats in the colony dropped a tiny kitten next to his food dish. From there, he took on the role as her “mentor and protector.” Lori’s first impression of the […]

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Happy Tail: Martine (formerly Buffy)

Happy Tail: Martine

Martine (formerly Buffy) was brought to Ming-Ming, her generous ACR foster, by a lady who had found her among feral cats in her backyard. At just three weeks old, Martine was malnourished and not in the best condition. “The feral moms were not taking care of the kittens well, so we needed to intervene,” recalls […]

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Happy Tail: Molly

Molly’s story begins in a garden allotment in Thorncliffe. A fortunate litter, Molly and her siblings were so well cared for by local gardeners that we know her exact birthday, April 26th. While the savvy gardeners quickly reached out to the Toronto Humane Society to spay, neuter, and return the cats to the local colony, […]

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Happy Tail: Twiglet and Rodney (formerly Mischief and Booger)

Two’s company, three’s a crowd, but four? Four just might be the magic number. Emily hadn’t set out with the intention of having four rescue cats, it mostly just happened. First there was Edie, adopted from the Toronto Humane Society, then Spud, who had been abandoned. A third was clearly needed. “We thought that getting […]

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Purrfect Gifts: Bring joy to your loved ones this holiday season

Give the gift of compassion and care to the cat lovers in your life with one of our Purrfect Gifts! Let Annex Cat Rescue help you with your holiday shopping this year – available at a multitude of price points, our Purrfect Gifts bring joy and make a difference. Each gift comes with the option […]

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Annex Cat Rescue is participating once again GivingTuesdayCA!

This #GivingTuesday, ACR is raising $5,000 to buy the gift of winter food and shelter for our 81 community cats.ACR loves our community cats… this is why we have 19 colonies in our care! Winter is the most challenging time for outdoor cats and those who care for them. A fur coat is just not […]

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