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BC SPCA program helps prevent cat hoarding

January 13, 2020

Hoarding is a problem that exists in every community in Canada. The BC SPCA has been involved in a number of high-profile cruelty investigations over the years seizing or taking in surrendered animals from hoarders. These animals are often found suffering from parasites, emaciated, covered in urine and feces with emotional scars due to neglect. …

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How to help your animals during a wildfire emergency evacuation

January 10, 2020

Wildfire evacuations are a tough time for people and also of course, the animals they love and care for. Planning ahead is crucial  to making your emergency exit as efficient as possible. Prepare & Prep Register Your Pet: In the event you’re separated from your pet during an emergency evacuation, making sure your pet is …

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Think and Thump to protect cats like Fievel this winter

January 10, 2020

When it’s cold outside, cats like Fievel will try to find warmer places to seek shelter. This could include vehicles, particularly those that are recently parked and still warm. A cat or raccoon could easily find a decent amount of space in your bumper! This is exactly what happened to poor Fievel. She was found …

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How you can support Australia’s wildfire relief efforts

January 8, 2020

Our hearts are with the people, pets and wildlife of Australia impacted by the devastating wildfires. According to recent estimates, more than a billion animals have died, either directly from the flames, smoke inhalation or loss of food sources and habitat. As an animal welfare organization that responds to wildfires and other natural disasters in …

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