Category Archives: Happy Tails

Happy Tail: Pouffy and Cocoa

Happy Tail: Pouffy and Cocoa On November 15th, 2018, Annex Cat Rescue website volunteer Kanza and her husband were crossing the city in the middle of the year’s first snowfall for two very good reasons: Pouffy and Cocoa.  The couple had both grown up with cats, and they were excited to get a pair of […]

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Happy Tail: Hugh

Hugh or ‘Huey,’ as he’s fondly referred to by his generous adopter, Sarah, was born in her backyard to a stray mama who set up her litter of kittens in Sarah’s garden. Upon Sarah’s discovery of the little feline family on Labour Day weekend of 2018, Hugh immediately popped out of some foliage to say […]

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Happy Tail: Louie and Ray-Ray (Formerly Simba and Mufasa)

In the summer of 2018 Louie (black cat, formerly Simba) and Ray Ray (tabby, formerly Mufasa), along with their four littermates, were living in an abandoned parking garage in Cabbagetown. Their sweet mother Raven was only a year old and was already on her second litter. Despite their momma’s best efforts to care for her […]

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Happy Tail: Jazz

Upon moving to Toronto, Jennie and her partner decided it was time to get their first cat.  They preferred an older cat — and definitely a rescue — which lead them to Annex Cat Rescue and five-year-old Jazz.  “He just looked so floofy and he sounded really friendly.  So we thought, ‘This is perfect. We […]

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Happy Tail: Piccola

Life for Piccola began outdoors in Toronto. Along with her siblings, she was born underneath a deck at a local home in the city. At the time, the homeowner had tended to the kittens and cared for them, until they had been rescued by ACR. Brought into foster care, they were tended by Deborah. Piccola […]

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Happy Tail: Crosby (formerly Rogue)

Though Sophie and her children already had two cats of their own, they made the decision last year to begin fostering kittens. “We decided to foster because we love cats,” she says, “and decided that it would be great to help kittens socialize and find their forever home.” Their first set of foster kittens was […]

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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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