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5 reasons why senior animals make great pets

November 20, 2022

It’s common for older pets to get overlooked at shelters with kittens and puppies also hoping for their forever homes. Cats and dogs are considered “senior” or “mature” at around the age of seven. “Often what we’ll see in the shelters is these young little puppies and kittens coming in, and everybody runs to them,” …

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Cat who escaped house fire inspires generous matching gift opportunity

November 16, 2022

The BC SPCA is currently caring for an eight-year-old domestic long-hair cat who survived a house fire in Surrey. The resilience of the cat, who staff are affectionately calling “Phoenix”, has inspired two anonymous donors to generously match donations to the care of Phoenix and animals like him. Donations to the BC SPCA will be …

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Heartbreaking story of puppy abandoned in the dark and cold

November 9, 2022

The BC SPCA is hoping you can help Poppy, a three-month-old Labrador retriever cross puppy who was found abandoned in a planter outside of the Alberni-Clayoquot community animal centre, terrified, exhausted and shivering. “This is a truly heartbreaking story,” says Sam Sattar, manager of the BC SPCA Alberni-Clayoquot community animal centre. “One of our staff …

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