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Happy Tail: Chloe

Chloe was suffering from a uterine infection and weighed less than three kilos when she was dropped off at the vet by a woman claiming she was a patient. The vet, however, had no record of Chloe, and the woman disappeared. After her discharge, Chloe was placed in foster care with Jacquelyn where she stayed […]

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Run or walk for homeless cats!

**We are very excited to report that every dollar raised up to $20,000 will be matched! *** For the fourth year in a row, ACR has entered a team in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Charity Challenge that includes a 5km run/walk, a half marathon and a full marathon. Last year Team ACR was 40 […]

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ACR at the CNE Cat Show

If you’re planning to attend the CNE Cat Show on August 25th to 26th, please be sure to stop by our booth. We won’t have any adoptable cats but we will have lots of our famous catnip sausages and smiling volunteers to answer any questions you may have about Annex Cat Rescue’s work.

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Happy Tail: Gus

Patience and giving 10-year-old Gus space “to feel safe so he can enjoy his days” has been a slow process says Paul, Gus’ adoptive dad. “One must respect that any fast movement will scare him.” He knows Gus will never be a lap cat, but he will take treats from Paul’s hand and trusts he […]

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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 and with community members throughout Toronto so you are aware of the kinds of situation ACR has been dealing with. Our vet partners have been especially helpful and generous with their space and time this […]

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Happy Tail: Muffin

Our thirteen-year-old tabby, Morgan, was asthmatic and diabetic and passed away from stomach cancer in April 2017. He was a such sweet boy and we’d had him since he was a kitten. Two months later, we were ready to open our home and our hearts to another cat and have a companion to our six-year-old […]

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Happy Tail: Farrah Pawcett

While living in the Annex and attending university, Al noticed that his home felt a bit empty. He decided to do some research to find some local pet rescue organizations, and came across Annex Cat Rescue. After a quick look around the Annex Cat Rescue website, Al came across the profile of a cat with […]

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Happy Tail: Bella Mae

A few months before adopting Bella-Mae, Jaclyn was looking for a companion for her eight-year old brown tabby Scout, an affectionate cat named after the character in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird. She sometimes works long hours and wanted a friend to be able to keep him company when she was in the office. […]

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Happy Tail: Casper

Because Casper had lived on the street, Lyla expected that helping her acclimatize to her new home might be more work than a cat with an easier history. But Casper, four years old at the time and patiently fostered by Mira, proved her wrong. She wasn’t exactly social that first day but she did allow […]

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Taste of Little Italy 2018

(Volunteers Laura H and Gayle K at a previous Taste of Little Italy Festival) Annex Cat Rescue will be at Taste of Little Italy. We will have a table set up in front of  our friends, Pet Uno. We will not have any cats there but we will have lots of catnip goodies and friendly […]

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