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Tiny kittens recovering after Abbotsford house fire need help

January 20, 2017

Two tiny kittens who survived a house fire in Abbotsford are recovering after their harrowing ordeal. Suffering from smoke inhalation, burns, and badly singed fur and whiskers, the eight-week-old orange tabby kitties, named Virginia and Slip, are recuperating in incubators, and Abbotsford BC SPCA Branch staff are hoping the public can help them on their …

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Shivers and purrs: Kitten who lost toes needs help in Dawson Creek

January 12, 2017

A small kitten found abandoned in a rural area on Bear Mountain just south of Dawson Creek survived -30C temperatures, but lost the toes on her right front paw due to frostbite. Now, BC SPCA South Peace Branch staff are hoping the public can help the adorable three-month-old female, named Ms. Shivers, have a chance …

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Victoria SPCA staff hope public can help cat who was hit by a car

November 3, 2016

After being hit by a car, a friendly feline at the Victoria SPCA needs help to get moving again. Brought in by a Good Samaritan as a stray from the Sooke area, Marilyn is suffering from a broken hip and abdominal hernia. “This sweet girl needs surgery to fix her injuries, which may also include …

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Williams Lake SPCA hoping public can help dog whose leg was shot off

October 20, 2016

After having his leg shot off at the elbow, a dog at the Williams Lake SPCA must have the entire leg amputated. Someone shot Max, an affectionate white German Shepherd-husky mix, with a gun, leaving him with a horrible wound with exposed, broken and shattered bones and infection. “A Good Samaritan spotted Max about two …

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Rare bird lands at BC SPCA’s Wild ARC with broken wing

October 19, 2016

Staff at the BC SPCA’s Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC) on Vancouver Island are hoping the public can help a short-eared owl fly again, after she was found by the side of the road with two severely broken bones in her left wing. “She’s a female adult Short-eared owl – a rare patient at Wild …

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Alberni SPCA staff hope public can help kitten who must lose a leg

October 12, 2016

A tiny black-and-white kitten on Vancouver Island is being brave as she prepares to lose one of her legs. Found abandoned and brought in by a Good Samaritan, Charlotte was severely dehydrated, flea infested and anemic, with a broken front leg. “The poor thing – she’s such a cutie! She was in pretty rough shape …

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Parksville SPCA staff hope public can help Skeeter get a leg up in life

October 5, 2016

Imagine wanting to do nothing more than run and play – and not being able to. That’s the sad reality for Skeeter, a three-and-a-half-year-old dog at the Parksville-Qualicum Beach and District BC SPCA Branch – at least, until she receives cruciate surgery on her left hind leg. “Skeeter is such a sweetheart! She’s so affectionate …

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Spirit of a superhero: Kitten thrown from moving vehicle must lose leg

September 16, 2016

Another kitten at the Fort St. John SPCA must lose a leg in order to live without pain. Mary Jane, also known as MJ, was found in the area where Peter Parker – another kitten whose must have a leg amputated after the injuries he sustained when he was thrown from a moving vehicle – …

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Behind blue eyes: Tiny kitten loses leg and steals hearts at Trail SPCA

August 31, 2016

A tiny kitten in Trail is on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery to remove her front left leg. Despite the injury and medical care, Sparkles’ lovable personality continues to shine, and the short hair, seal-point Siamese kitten, only five weeks old, is quickly winning over the hearts of staff and volunteers alike. “Sparkles …

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Lovable lab needs help to get a leg up in life at Prince George SPCA

August 16, 2016

Prince George SPCA staff are hoping the public can help a lovable lab who needs surgery get a second chance at a long and active life. Koda, a two-year-old black Labrador retriever, came into the BC SPCA’s care when her former guardian surrendered her due to the expense of the necessary surgery. “Koda has a …

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