Author Archives: Kanza Elmes

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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ACR will be at the Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair!

This holiday season ACR is back in its annual spot at the Tranzac Holiday Gift Fair. We’ll be selling our famous catnip kickers, purr pads, some special holiday ornaments crafted by our community, and much more! Find us from 12 pm to 6 pm on the first three weekends of the fair. Days: December 7 & […]

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ACR’s Annual Fundraiser Another Huge Success!

Through the generosity of our wonderful friends and supporters, Team ACR has once again made the ScotiaBank Toronto Waterfront Marathon our biggest fundraiser of the year. In exciting news, we landed in the top 10 fundraising teams for the whole event. You are all amazing! Special thanks to team captain Liz Cabral for her tireless efforts […]

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Happy Tail: Fred and Madeline (formerly Biggie and Nibs)

When a heavily pregnant feral cat was found wandering the streets of Chinatown during the long, hot summer of 2018, it was Annex Cat Rescue volunteer foster mom Lori who agreed to take her in. The cat, who Lori named KitKat, kept to herself most of the time, hiding in the corner of Lori’s dog […]

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Happy Tails: Darcy (formerly Vlady)

To some, black cats are a harbinger of bad luck. To Fatima, they’re the perfect pets. Fatima already had one black cat, the shy and sweet Lola, and wanted a companion for her. Ideally, the new cat would be calm, mature, and easy to get along with, but most importantly, black. “But for me, it […]

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Happy Tail: Scotch & Agger

Found in a window well at just two weeks old, Scotch and Agger were rescued along with their four siblings and mother during Toronto’s spring 2018 kitten season. After being microchipped, neutered, and vaccinated upon rescue, the bonded ginger kittens were ready for fostering just a few weeks later and came into the care of […]

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Happy Tail: Oskar and Tilda

Canines in pet land feeling smug about their playtime capabilities had better watch their furry, adorable backs. Evidently, they’re not the only ones able to do cool tricks on command. “Oskar and Tilda fetch, just like some dogs do,” says adoptive mom Lesley about her beloved Tabby and Calico, respectively, who recently celebrated their one-year […]

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Happy Tail: Yuki and Kiki (formerly Kiyumi)

When Anna first met sisters Yuki and Kiki (formerly Kiyumi), she was quite captivated. Recently having an empty nest and upon moving into a new condo, she was looking to add kittens to her household. Having previously adopted a cat from Annex Cat Rescue, she knew it was the right place to look. Anna recalls […]

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Happy Tail: Pinto and Attila (formerly Apple and Blueberry)

Fostering is a family affair for Laura and Jeff, who have been fostering independently and together for about seven years. Jeff found the Annex Cat Rescue online years ago when he was looking for a pet but couldn’t yet commit to adopting. “I travelled a lot at the time and the fostering option was great […]

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Happy Tail: Old Man (formerly Chewy)

What began as one family’s hunt for another ginger cat ended when they saw a picture of a litter of kittens with polydactyl paws. Three grey and white brothers were in foster care after they had been found in a car junk yard without their mother in sight. As soon as Y.J. and family saw […]

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