Cats

A kitten crawled inside the engine compartment of a firetruck at a crash Sunday, Nov. 27 and was discovered back at the firehall. (City of Vernon photo)

Feline fine after fur-raising ride on Vernon fire truck

Stowaway cat catches a ride with firefighters

 

CARES cat shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer – invites public to attend upcoming adoption event. (CARES)

Kitties up for adoption in Langley

Local shelter reaches capacity due, inflation makes situation more difficult

 

Clive Ellis is on the board of CARES. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

CARES invite people to meet shelter cats

Adoptathon is by appointment only

 

The second of two escaped African serval cats was recovered near Qualicum Beach on Oct. 9. (Submitted photo)

Second escaped B.C. serval cat recovered after killing several ducks

Owners will reimburse neighbour for loss of birds, plan to install security cameras

The second of two escaped African serval cats was recovered near Qualicum Beach on Oct. 9. (Submitted photo)
Clive Ellis is a long-time CARES volunteer. (Langley Advance Times files)

Local cat shelter turns leisure walks into a fundraiser

Walking apparently isn’t beneficial just for humans, says Langley cat care facility operators

Clive Ellis is a long-time CARES volunteer. (Langley Advance Times files)
Coy Cosburn took her two-year old cat, Sabrina Rose, who won the Bengal cat category, to the Langley show jointly hosted by Cat Fanciers of BC and Garden City Cat Fanciers on Saturday, Aug. 13, and Sunday, Aug. 14. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Coy Cosburn took her two-year old cat, Sabrina Rose, who won the Bengal cat category, to the Langley show jointly hosted by Cat Fanciers of BC and Garden City Cat Fanciers on Saturday, Aug. 13, and Sunday, Aug. 14. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Yvonne Patrick from Chilliwack judges an entry in the “long-haired kitten” category at the Cat Fanciers of B.C.’s Lucky Cat Affair show at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre in 2018. (Black Press Media files)

Say ‘hello, kitties’ at weekend show in Langley

In-person cat show is on at the George Preston Recreation Centre

Yvonne Patrick from Chilliwack judges an entry in the “long-haired kitten” category at the Cat Fanciers of B.C.’s Lucky Cat Affair show at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre in 2018. (Black Press Media files)
Shelly Roche of TinyKittens with some of the cats caught for trap-neuter-release programs. Roche will be a guest speaker at Meowfest. (TinyKittens/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Meowfest celebrates all things feline

Event on Aug. 20 will benefit Langley Animal Protection Society’s cat programs

  • Aug 3, 2022
Shelly Roche of TinyKittens with some of the cats caught for trap-neuter-release programs. Roche will be a guest speaker at Meowfest. (TinyKittens/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)

BC SPCA seeks help for amputee kitten in Williams Lake

Macy the kitten is recovering after she was found along highway with shattered hip

  • Jul 28, 2022
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)
Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Despite rising animal surrender rates, 17 cats find their furever homes

‘Kitty kisser’ shares his journey and love for animals

Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) Cat Shelter is inviting families to adopt their cats. The adoptathon is taking place Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, at PetSmart on Langley Bypass. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley animal shelter looking for cat lovers to either adopt or foster animals

‘Adoptathon’ takes place this weekend in Langley

Langley’s Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) Cat Shelter is inviting families to adopt their cats. The adoptathon is taking place Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, at PetSmart on Langley Bypass. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Toby the cat is making a recovery. (GoFundMe)

Tether saves Okanagan cat’s life in coyote attack

Toby the cat was serious injured in coyote attack

Toby the cat is making a recovery. (GoFundMe)
(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo

For the love of animals ‘lock-in’ during BC SPCA fundraiser

BC SPCA hosts their lock-in for love fundraiser this month

(2017) Kelly Robinson with Shaw TV was one of four volunteers at the Parksville BC SPCA shelter on Friday, Aug. 18 to take part in the Lock-In for Love fundraising event. Volunteers were locked-in with a four-legged companion and had to raise money to earn their release. -Adam Kveton photo
Langley Animal Protection Society is organizing a dog adoption event, offering half-price adoption fees for all of their adoptable dogs from May 15 to 21. (LAPS Facebook)

Langley’s animal shelter to reduce dog adoption fee by half

The move is expected to help deal with shelter overcrowding crisis

Langley Animal Protection Society is organizing a dog adoption event, offering half-price adoption fees for all of their adoptable dogs from May 15 to 21. (LAPS Facebook)
Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)

Catnap leads to crash on Coquihalla

Kitten suffered bruising in the crash

Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)
Cat rescue organizations are “drowning in cats” that have been surrendered by owners because they can’t find pet-friendly housing, said Christy Moschopedis of FCM Community Cat Trappers. (Darren McDonald)

Fraser Valley rescue organizations ‘drowning in cats’ due to lack of pet-friendly housing

Nearly 80% of cats in 4 Chilliwack shelters are owner surrenders, says cat rescuer

Cat rescue organizations are “drowning in cats” that have been surrendered by owners because they can’t find pet-friendly housing, said Christy Moschopedis of FCM Community Cat Trappers. (Darren McDonald)
Facepainting, cotton candy stand, drawing competition, and more activities were planned at Langley Animal Protection Society’s Easter-themed fundraiser. The event was organized on Saturday, April 16. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley animal welfare society welcomes families for Easter party

Local realtors hosted community event to benefit Langley Animal Protection Society

Facepainting, cotton candy stand, drawing competition, and more activities were planned at Langley Animal Protection Society’s Easter-themed fundraiser. The event was organized on Saturday, April 16. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
A passerby smiles as she strolls by The Book Man’s new cat adoption window as store owner Amber Price gives Butters the cat some attention on Thursday, April 14, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cats now sold at B.C. book store through new adopt-a-cat program

The Book Man’s cat adoption window lets folks meet felines in need of a home

A passerby smiles as she strolls by The Book Man’s new cat adoption window as store owner Amber Price gives Butters the cat some attention on Thursday, April 14, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The microchipping services were offered to dogs and cats after at the local facility. The need was realized after a large number of animals were displaced during the fall floods. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley pets get microchipped

About 40 dogs and cats visited the local animal welfare society

The microchipping services were offered to dogs and cats after at the local facility. The need was realized after a large number of animals were displaced during the fall floods. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
As tiny as a grain of rice, microchips are implanted through an injection near the shoulder blades of an animal. Chips help hospitals and animal shelter staff reunite animals with their owners. (Langley Advance Times file)

Free pet microchipping event in Langley fully booked

Local animal welfare society helping low-income households make sure pets can be identified

As tiny as a grain of rice, microchips are implanted through an injection near the shoulder blades of an animal. Chips help hospitals and animal shelter staff reunite animals with their owners. (Langley Advance Times file)