Category Archives: Happy Tails

Happy Tail: Pina and Colada

Oliver first came across photos of Pina and Colada through the ACR website, and immediately knew that they would become family. When Pina and Colada first arrived at their new furever home, they were initially scared and hid in Oliver’s daybed. Their foster Audrey mentions that the cats were not-well socialized; they were rather shy […]

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Happy Tail: Luna and Lightning (Formerly Lily and Neon)

Kanza and her husband were thinking about fostering cats with Annex Cat Rescue, when serendipitously, her clients came across three young kittens in the window well of their new house. The kittens’ mother did not return, so Kanza and Annex Cat Rescue took the kittens in. After a trip to the vet, Kanza was able […]

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Happy Tail: Motzi (formerly Ashton)

Grace had already adopted Thunder, a young male cat, when she decided almost immediately to look into adopting second rescue cat to keep him company. Enter Annex Cat Rescue. After visiting a few rescues in the city without finding what she was looking for, Grace found a connection with Motzi, formerly known as Ashton. “His […]

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Happy Tail: Thelma

After spending the first two years of her life outdoors, Thelma was rescued from an ACR colony in Toronto’s east end. With a few kind caretakers including her foster, Hector, Thelma regained a healthy weight and had her dental issues addressed including a surgery. “Thelma was very shy, but she quickly began to show affection […]

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Happy Tail: Molly

When Shruti began volunteering with the Annex Cat Rescue, her first fosters were two kittens that had been rescued from an industrial area. While she didn’t know too much about their time or background before they came into the ACR family, the kittens were estimated to be around three months old. Due to the lack […]

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Happy Tail: April and Louis

Siblings Louis and April had quite a long journey before arriving at Anna and Erik’s home. It began when they were born in the comforting home of ACR volunteer Liz. During a frigid winter season, Liz had spotted Louis and April’s mother Annabelle, who had started to frequent her porch. Noticing that Annabelle was pregnant, […]

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Happy Tail: Loki

Anyone who has fostered a pet before knows about the possibility of a foster fail: you take in a stray kitty assuming you’re going to help it find its forever home, but then fall completely in love and decide this cat isn’t going anywhere. That’s what happened when Vivian found Loki. “I personally rescued Loki […]

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Happy Tail: Molly

Molly’s Happy Tail starts, as many rescue cats’ do, in a backyard. A lucky feline, Molly – or Mommy – happened to be frequenting the backyard of an experienced Annex Cat Rescue volunteer and foster, Glenda. “I first spotted her in February 2018, and she continued to appear in my backyard sporadically,” says Glenda. Knowledgeable […]

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Happy Tail: Shadow

I have fostered 19 cats with Annex Cat Rescue. And perhaps paradoxically, the toughest of them all — Shadow — was the one I “foster-failed.” Shadow was four years old when she was trapped in Parkdale. She immediately bit her trapper. After being spayed, Shadow moved to my apartment for socialization as she could not […]

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Happy Tail: Pip Squeak (formerly Snookie)

One of the benefits of staying in touch with friends after high school? Cats. At least that’s how it worked for Christie, who was able to bring the adorable Pip Squeak (formerly Snookie) into her home thanks to a longtime friend. “Michelle C. is a good friend of mine from high school, she fosters cats […]

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