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Against all odds, family reunited with their cat

July 5, 2022

She went missing from her family’s co-op grounds in Victoria. She was found in Nanaimo. No one knows how Miri, a three-and-a-half-year-old, blue and cream tortoiseshell cat, made the more than 100 kilometre journey. Her family, after months of looking and not hearing anything, thought that she was gone forever, but against all odds, and …

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Five Amazing Animal Dads

June 3, 2022

The animal world, just like the human world, has amazing dads. These animal dads protect, feed, teach and nurture their offspring and in the case of the seahorse, give birth. This Father’s Day we celebrate five animal dads and their dedication to their families. Wolves Wolf dads are committed to their offspring and are heavily …

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Five awesome animal moms

April 29, 2022

Just like the human world, the animal world is filled with amazing moms. They teach, nurture, feed and protect their offspring until they are ready to fend for themselves. In some cases, and I think some moms reading this can relate, the offspring never leave and rely on their mom for food and protection well …

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Cat suffers broken leg after fall from balcony

March 24, 2022

The BC SPCA is urgently reminding pet guardians who live in high-rise buildings to protect their animals in response to a recent incident. Destiny, a beautiful, petite calico cat, broke her leg after tumbling off a balcony in January. She was brought to a veterinarian by a good Samaritan who found her. The veterinarian was …

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Kitten living in deplorable conditions finds forever home

February 4, 2022

When you see Ginger happily snuggling beneath a hand-knit blanket in her adoptive family’s home, it is hard to believe that just three months ago, this same kitten was living in deplorable conditions as one of 71 cats and kittens living in a hoarding situation. “Ginger was a very shy kitten, but she had the …

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Cat missing for more than three years reunited with guardian in Ontario thanks to BC SPCA Facebook page

February 2, 2022

Former Kamloops resident Crystal Maclean was devastated when her beloved cat Ralph went missing in March 2018. Ralph, a striking orange tabby with a white chin, escaped from a friend’s house where he was being pet-sit for the weekend. Maclean put up lost posters, searched the surrounding neighbourhoods, reached out to mail carriers and to …

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