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Adoption Stories


Adopted October 2, 2017 from

In a way, cats are like potato chips—you can’t have just one! Kiwi originally came into our care at the BC SPCA Vernon & District Branch as part of a litter at only about two months of age. Of course, it didn’t take long for Jackie and her family to fall in love with Kiwi. …


Adopted June 10, 2018 from

Sometimes it is more difficult for senior animals to find their forever homes simply because of their age. Sadly, Molly first came into the BC SPCA Kamloops Branch in the spring of 2018 because her previous owner had to move and could not find a pet-friendly home to bring her along. It was clear to …


Adopted March 20, 2014 from

Sweet little Rocky, a black Labrador Retriever, came into the care of the  BC SPCA Abbotsford Branch on March 20, 2014, when he was just two months old. Rocky had been surrendered by his original owner because the owner did not have time to raise, train and care for a puppy which requires a big …


Adopted October 21, 2017 from

Py, a Bengal/Siamese mix, was a year and four months old when she was surrendered by her former owner to the BC SPCA Chilliwack Branch on October 12, 2017, due to allergies. Often sought after by cat enthusiasts, both the Bengal and Siamese breeds are known for their beautiful coats, as well as their playful, chatty and …


Adopted February 7, 2014 from

Little Howie arrived at the BC SPCA Kamloops & District Branch after his previous family moved and left him behind in the apartment. Staff and volunteers quickly fell in love with the energetic, social Cairn terrier/shih tzu mix, who showed his appreciation for walks with the constant wag of his tail. Although friendly with those …


Adopted October 21, 2007 from

Back in 2007, Molly came into the BC SPCA Burnaby Branch. She had such a big heart and we knew she was going to give all of her love to the right family. When Linda entered the shelter in October that year, Molly felt the connection. She immediately made it her goal to win over …

Shadow and Betsy

Adopted November 1, 2017 from

Shadow and Betsy both waited a while to meet their purrfect potential adopter in the BC SPCA Port Coquitlam Branch, which has now been relocated and renamed to the BC SPCA Tri-Cities Education and Adoption Centre. While in our care, we would have described these two as different as chalk and cheese. Betsy, a sassy …

Zita & Jessie

Adopted August 8, 1995 from

Sometimes, pets and their guardians have the odds stacked against them. At least, that seemed to be the case for Zita, Jessie and their guardian Myriam when she moved to Canada and had to leave her beloved cats behind. Living on the other side of the world doesn’t always mean the end of a relationship …


Adopted October 25, 2015 from

When Sam, a gorgeous five-year-old border collie, came to the BC SPCA Kamloops Branch one day in October 2015, she proved the great importance of proper socialization. Having lived primarily outdoors for her whole life, Sam was very nervous around new people and in new situations. Fortunately, we learned that Sam loved people far too …


Adopted April 11, 2010 from

On March 5, 2010, this young Pit Bull Terrier Mix was found abandoned in a dump. A concerned citizen brought her into the BC SPCA Surrey Education & Adoption Centre. Underweight and frightened, Mindy had identification but she had not been spayed. Staff and volunteer assessments showed that, with human attention, she quickly warmed up …