Cats

Aria Pendak Jefferson cuddles ChiChi, the family cat that ran away two years ago in Ucluelet. The feline was missing until Courtney Johnson and Barry Edge discovered her in the parking lot of the Canadian Princess earlier this month. Aria and her parents were reunited with ChiChi in a parking lot in Port Alberni. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

B.C. girl’s wish granted as her cat came back, two years later

Courtenay family reunited with cat that went missing in Ucluelet in 2019

 

Natalie West is ecstatic that her cat Mittens has back all five of her kittens, which were stolen from their home early Tuesday morning (March 30). The family has also temporarily adopted an additional five. (Photo: Jacques West)

Five newborn cats stolen from Abbotsford have been returned

Cat Mittens also becomes a mom to another 5 abandoned kittens

 

Some cats live so long in the wild they can’t re-adjust to living with humans, but Handsome seems content coming back to the fed-and-pampered life. (Facebook photo)

Missing Chilliwack cat Handsome found after five years spent living the wild life

It takes a lot of luck for a domesticated cat to make it five years, but Handsome is a survivor

 

Enchante the cat. AlleyCats.

Okanagan pet rescue looking for adoption hero

AlleyCats is looking for a special forever home for a young grey tabby

Enchante the cat. AlleyCats.
River the cat. AlleyCats

Kelowna cat returns home after epic 2 year adventure

River the tabby travelled from the Mission area to Joe Rich and survived for two years in a barn

River the cat. AlleyCats
Hero the kitten is receiving care after being found with a bandage wrapped so tightly around his leg it will need amputation. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel kitten will need leg amputated after found wandering with hair elastic around leg

The BC SPCA say Hero the kitten was found with a bandage wrapped tightly around leg

Hero the kitten is receiving care after being found with a bandage wrapped so tightly around his leg it will need amputation. (Submitted Photo)
Cora the cat enjoys some Christmas comfort after spending the last four months outdoors, surviving in Promontory while trying to find her lost owners. (Facebook photo)

Cora the cat reunited with B.C. family after 4 months on the loose

Cora’s owners moved to the Interior from the Fraser Valley and had lost all hope of seeing her again

Cora the cat enjoys some Christmas comfort after spending the last four months outdoors, surviving in Promontory while trying to find her lost owners. (Facebook photo)
Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)

GALLERY: British Columbians celebrate triumphs during a trying year

Residents share some positive news from a year dominated by COVID-19

Sammie Gillan-Kennedy found out she is expecting baby number three this year. (Courtesy of Sammie Gillan-Kennedy)
Katelyn Brook provided Shuswap Paws Rescue Society with about $180 worth of cat products on Dec. 10, 2020, money she earned herself because of her wish to help cats. (Contributed)

Young Salmon Arm resident gives gifts of love to cats and dogs

Girl would like residents to help make sure all stray animals stay warm this winter

Katelyn Brook provided Shuswap Paws Rescue Society with about $180 worth of cat products on Dec. 10, 2020, money she earned herself because of her wish to help cats. (Contributed)
Critteraid rescue cat Winston Churchill chooses when his mom Dorrian Dixon is allowed to make three layer masks. For every mask she sells, $1 goes to Critteraid and Alley Cats. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

No ‘kitten’ around: Penticton woman makes masks to support pet rescues

Winston Churchill, the rescue cat, approves of his mom Dorrian Dixon making masks

Critteraid rescue cat Winston Churchill chooses when his mom Dorrian Dixon is allowed to make three layer masks. For every mask she sells, $1 goes to Critteraid and Alley Cats. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Sunny the cat, who jumped out of the truck at the Revelstoke Landfill earlier this month, was quickly reunited with his owners. (Contributed)

Cat returns home with the help of two landfill workers

Sunny jumped out of the truck at the landfill in November

Sunny the cat, who jumped out of the truck at the Revelstoke Landfill earlier this month, was quickly reunited with his owners. (Contributed)
Kimberly Feeny, left, rescues, fosters and homes cats with the Kootenay Animal Assistance Program. She and friend Lisa Valenta, right, spent Friday, Nov. 27 nursing seven rescued kitties at Feeny’s home in Grand Forks. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Kootenay women working to rescue 20 cats in feral colony

Kimberly Feeny and Lisa Valenta are nursing seven cats rescued east of Grand Forks, B.C.

Kimberly Feeny, left, rescues, fosters and homes cats with the Kootenay Animal Assistance Program. She and friend Lisa Valenta, right, spent Friday, Nov. 27 nursing seven rescued kitties at Feeny’s home in Grand Forks. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Baron and Taloose are looking for a home together.

AlleyCats Okanagan: Pet of the week

Meet two lovely felines looking for their forever homes

  • Nov 10, 2020
Baron and Taloose are looking for a home together.
Wild Tiger

AlleyCats Okanagan: Pet of the week

Meet two lovely felines looking for their forever homes

  • Oct 29, 2020
Wild Tiger
Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)

Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises

BC SPCA starts fundraising for kittens in Victoria and Vancouver

Kittens Toast (left) and Jersey (right) need support for their medical recovery after falling from highrises. (BC SPCA handout)
File photo. Not a photo of any of the cats discovered dead in Kelowna.

Predator possibly killed cats in Kelowna: BC SPCA

Several cats have been found dead near parks in Kelowna

File photo. Not a photo of any of the cats discovered dead in Kelowna.
Warning the following photos are graphic in nature.

Reports of mutilated cats discovered in Kelowna

This story contains graphic information and photos, viewer discretion is advised

Warning the following photos are graphic in nature.
Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Pat Haddad looks on in August 2019 as Brenda and Richard Raab from Surrey and their beloved cat Jack reunite after Jack was lost in Salmon Arm for two weeks. (Photo contributed)

Jack the cat finally came back with help from dedicated Shuswap volunteers

Surrey couple thrilled with help from skilled cat trapper

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Pat Haddad looks on in August 2019 as Brenda and Richard Raab from Surrey and their beloved cat Jack reunite after Jack was lost in Salmon Arm for two weeks. (Photo contributed)
Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Pat Haddad looks on in August 2019 as Brenda and Richard Raab from Surrey and their beloved cat Jack reunite after Jack was lost in Salmon Arm for two weeks. (Photo contributed)

Jack the cat finally came back with help from dedicated Salmon Arm volunteers

Surrey couple thrilled with help from skilled cat trapper

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society volunteer Pat Haddad looks on in August 2019 as Brenda and Richard Raab from Surrey and their beloved cat Jack reunite after Jack was lost in Salmon Arm for two weeks. (Photo contributed)
Kittens (BC SPCA handout)

BC SPCA team helps discover new feline virus after 43 cats and kittens fall ill

Fechavirus is a kind of parvovirus, which makes cats and kittens very sick

Kittens (BC SPCA handout)