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Adoption Stories

Merida and Aslan

Adopted July 22, 2017 from

To many of us, a home simply feels more complete when we have our furry companions around. They’re not just pets—they are members of the family. Cat and her boyfriend Jay certainly feel this way about their two felines, Merida and Aslan. Adopted several months apart from each other, yet both from the BC SPCA …


Adopted May 6, 2018 from

In early 2018, Judy knew she wanted to welcome a new dog into her life. Having recently lost her senior border collie, Judy was considering adopting an older dog, but that didn’t quite happen. In the spring, Judy met Jethro, a young American Eskimo border collie mix puppy at an adoption day held by the …


Adopted August 1, 2018 from

This bright-eyed little fellow is Edgar. Edgar was only four months old when he was brought in as a stray to the BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch in July of 2018. Edgar went directly to stay with one of our foster families, while the veterinarians tried to get to the bottom of his head …


Adopted December 9, 2018 from

Sometimes it’s all about timing. After experiencing the heartbreak of losing her cat to a terminal illness, Amy wanted to open her home to another cat. Amy searched for weeks but didn’t find herself connecting with any of the cats she met at various shelters. Yet, she persevered, knowing there would be the purrfect companion …


Adopted October 22, 2018 from

When October the tuxedo cat was surrendered to the BC SPCA Burnaby Branch in the fall of 2018, not only did we notice her shy yet sweet personality, but also admired her elegant, long legs! Limbs aside, it appeared that once October learned to trust those showing her affection, she wasn’t afraid to give them …


Adopted December 2, 2018 from

Sadie, a sweet, young tortoiseshell kitten, came into our care at the BC SPCA Surrey Education and Adoption Centre in late November of 2018. When Keela came to the shelter just a week later, she could tell that Sadie was full of energy but also very easy going—the perfect traits to fit right in with …


Adopted July 8, 2011 from

Little Peppy had one home for the first five years of his life. But the little Chihuahua mix became too much to handle for his first owner, so he was surrendered to the BC SPCA Maple Ridge Branch on June 17, 2011. This sweet, timid fellow needed a home with guardians who would be calm, confident and …


Adopted February 3, 2018 from

Two days before Christmas in 2017, Scout was surrendered to the BC SCPA Maple Ridge Branch with his whole litter of brothers and sisters. A young, confident rabbit, Scout was already starting to enjoy being handled by our shelter staff as well as playing with all the toys. As we watched him grow over the …

Frank Frank Sir Pawsworth

Adopted November 21, 2018 from

Not only do we crave the companionship that our furry friends have to offer, but often our pets rely on the companionship of their siblings as well. Christine’s cat, Indi, was sad and lonely when his feline sister passed away, but Christine wasn’t quite ready to adopt again. One day in November 2018, within a …


Adopted November 24, 2018 from

Sharing your home and your love with an animal is one of the most rewarding experiences this world has to offer. When Megan and her family visited the BC SPCA Kamloops Branch in November 2018, they couldn’t help but fall in love with Lulu, a gorgeous young tortoiseshell kitten. It didn’t take long at all …