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Purrrfect Gifts

Looking for the purrfect gift for the person who has everything? Just in time for the holidays, Annex Cat Rescue is happy to announce Purrrfect Gifts – a giving program that allows you to commemorate holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions by providing life-saving help to homeless cats. A variety of gifts are available, ranging […]

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Our biggest fundraiser of the year!

THANK YOU! Team ACR raised $63,000 for homeless cats A very generous donor pledged to match all dollars raised in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge up to $25,000. And guess what? We did it! Sincere thanks to James L. and his very kind heart. And to all of you who gave to help Toronto’s most vulnerable […]

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ACR partners with Healthy Pets

Not sure if a vet visit is warranted? Now you can do an online consult with a local vet, giving you easy access to the information you need, wherever you are. ACR has joined many other rescues in partnering with Healthy Pets, a new Toronto service. Use the code ACR10 to get a 10% discount […]

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Don’t look past a cat just because it’s not a kitten…

Cats come in all shapes and sizes, from gorgeous ginger to brilliant black. Sometimes, they also come with special needs like daily medication. Some are older, some are timid, some bear the scars of homelessness. What unites ACR cats is their ability to love given half a chance. Don’t look past a cat just because […]

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My Happy Tail of Adopting an Older Cat – Jasmine

When I first walked in to Jasmine’s foster home a few months ago, I was ready to meet a sweet, shy cat of five and a half years. Her foster mom, Holly, had warned me before my visit that Jasmine would likely hide and may not be as excited to see me at first—as an […]

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Happy Tails: Patches

Happy Tail: Patches

When Patches showed up in Kirsten Niles’ Facebook feed in January 2013, it was love at first sight. Niles had already adopted another cat, Nyx, a few months earlier. But as a resident at an obstetrics and gynecology clinic, she didn’t feel like she had enough free time to spend with her new furry friend. That’s when her […]

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Happy Tails: Lucy

It was love at first sight for Lucy and her forever mom Padra McIntosh—but before they met, this kitten had conquered numerous obstacles, all while looking adorably cute. Lucy and her brother Linus were best friends when they were rescued by ACR in 2012. Foster mom Catherine Wood took the pair in after they both […]

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Happy Tails: Charlie (formerly Stumpy)

Happy Tails: Charlie aka Stumpy

Charlie’s ability to overcome all odds has finally found him his forever home—he has become an integral part of the Battle family. In December 2013, a feral cat showed up on Jennifer A’s porch with a badly infected tail and a very unusual walk. Assumed feral, Stumpy—as he was then known was taken to a […]

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Happy Tails: Cosette

Sweet Cosette the tabby spent her kitten and adolescent years on the Toronto streets. It’s thought that she was born in a barn and adjusted to outdoor life as a feral cat. When she was found by ACR in 2012, we noticed that she had already been ear tipped. This is commonly used for marking […]

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Happy Tails: Mischief

HappyTails: Mischief

ACR volunteer Jennifer Ambrose didn’t expect to save lives during the infamous December 2013 ice storm, but that’s exactly what she wound up doing when she rescued three four-month-old kittens, including sweet Mischief. After discovering them in an elderly lady’s garage near Bathurst and Sheppard, Ambrose knew they would need some time to become acclimated […]

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