Category Archives: Happy Tails

Happy Tail: Mag and Leah

Foster parent Susan is no stranger to Annex Cat Rescue, having fostered several litters of kittens since 2011. Her first litter? “An orange mother cat with eight orange kittens. I look back now and that was quite unusual,” she says, laughing. In 2016, she began fostering litters of kittens without mother cats. “I have a […]

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Happy Tail: Boomer (formerly Junior)

Boomer is a special cat, who has had a special journey to his forever home. Boomer (whose foster name was Junior) is FIV+, and due to an untreated infection he had when he was younger, suffered some scarring in one of his eyes. Luckily for him, Boomer was taken in by Annex Cat Rescue and […]

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Happy Tail: Miso (formerly Cisco)

Not all cats would call the bathtub their favourite bed — many cats fear the idea of a bath! But not Miso, who’s always enjoyed playing in water and sleeping in the tub. His adoptive dad, Peter, found out this funny trait right away. “When we first met him at his foster home, he’d recently […]

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Happy Tail: Pretzel

“She’s a petite little girl with the most amazing eyes,” Sasha says about Pretzel, the cat he fostered. “We noticed right away that she was friendly.” ACR trapper Sasha found Pretzel living with about 20 other cats in an industrial area surrounded by dangerous machines, forklifts and trucks. He got a call to pick up […]

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Happy Tail: Smaug

A little over a year ago, Hana and her partner welcomed Smaug into their home. Smaug, formerly known as Valentino, is a large fluffy male cat found by Annex Cat Rescue near a colony early last summer. He was immediately friendly and trusting, leading rescuers to believe he had been lost for some time — […]

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Happy Tail: Simba

When Veronica first met Simba, “it was love at first sight.” Quick to showcase his fun-loving nature, he instantly began playing with Veronica’s hair, which marked the beginning of their bond. Simba was a five-year-old stray cat, who had been rescued off the street by ACR, and at that time was being fostered by John. […]

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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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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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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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