Animal Shelters

Langley Animal Protection Society is asking people to think about the animals in need this holiday season, offering a number of ways to help. (Drew Harkness/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Santa Paw efforts afoot in Langley this Christmas

Aldergrove animal shelter develops new ways for people to help pets this holiday season

 

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 resuced 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.

 

Mozzarella found their “furever home” through Langley Animal Protection Society. (LAPS/Special to Aldergrove Star)

$28,000 raised for animals through Dream Vacation Lottery

Langley Animal Protection Society said it was their biggest year for this fundraiser

Mozzarella found their “furever home” through Langley Animal Protection Society. (LAPS/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Langley’s CARES cat shelter is holding an online fundraiser (file)

CARES cat shelter in Langley plans online fundraiser

Silent auction aims to fill some of the gap created by COVID-19 cancellations

Langley’s CARES cat shelter is holding an online fundraiser (file)
Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)

Upwards of 30,000 feral cats in Langley an ‘invisible’ problem, Tiny Kittens founder says

Fort Langley non-profit broadcasts 24-hour live stream of rescues

Tiny Kittens founder Shelly Roche said there are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 feral cats in Langley. Many cats the local non-profit rescues require special needs and more resources to nurse back to health, like Thor and his seeing eye cat Nyla. (Tiny Kittens)
Tide turns for turkeys at Aldergrove sanctuary

Tide turns for turkeys at Aldergrove sanctuary

It’s about feeding turkeys, not eating turkeys this Thanksgiving at the Happy Herd rescue facility

  • Oct 12, 2020
Tide turns for turkeys at Aldergrove sanctuary
Langley Animal Protection Society are trying to raise funds for two dogs, Battie and Cookie; they need dental surgeries to fix their teeth. (Drew Harkness/Special to the Star)

German Shepherds with ground down teeth in need of funds for corrective surgery

Langley Animal Protection Society found the dogs, Cookie and Battie, with inexplicable deformity

Langley Animal Protection Society are trying to raise funds for two dogs, Battie and Cookie; they need dental surgeries to fix their teeth. (Drew Harkness/Special to the Star)
‘Gentle giant’ Baloo finally ready for adoption at Langley Animal Protection Society

‘Gentle giant’ Baloo finally ready for adoption at Langley Animal Protection Society

After being abandoned in January, the English mastiff has been diagnosed with wobbler syndrome

‘Gentle giant’ Baloo finally ready for adoption at Langley Animal Protection Society
A typically well attended open house will not be moving ahead this year at Critter Care Wildlife Society in Langley due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The annual open house weekend is the only two days in the day the centre is open to the public. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Critter Care in Langley cancels annual open house

Annual event in the past has helped the non-profit raise $30,000

A typically well attended open house will not be moving ahead this year at Critter Care Wildlife Society in Langley due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The annual open house weekend is the only two days in the day the centre is open to the public. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
LAPS unveils its plans for this year’s Furry Tail Endings gala on a Facebook livestream event Friday night at 7 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LIVESTREAMING: Langley animal shelter goes virtual Friday night for gala reveal

Amid COVID, the animal protection society is announcing new plans for its big fall fundraiser

LAPS unveils its plans for this year’s Furry Tail Endings gala on a Facebook livestream event Friday night at 7 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Animal Protection Society. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Animal Protection Society raises more than $13,000 through annual fundraiser

Furry Tails race was held online due to COVID-19, becoming their most successful year to date

Langley Animal Protection Society. (LAPS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Sandra Benz with Osita, left, and Houston completed the annual LAPS Furry Tails race years ago. (Aldergrove Star files)

LAPS nears $5,000 fundraising goal through virtual Furry Tails race

This year’s race suits the needs of those social distancing by allowing them to log their results online

Sandra Benz with Osita, left, and Houston completed the annual LAPS Furry Tails race years ago. (Aldergrove Star files)
Hannah & Shoshi have found a ‘fur’ever home. (LAPS/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kittens sprung to new furever home, after almost a 1.5 years in Langley shelter

A pair of kittens have found a new home, one of many Furry Tail Ending stories out of LAPS

  • Apr 20, 2020
Hannah & Shoshi have found a ‘fur’ever home. (LAPS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter spokesperson Clive Ellis said for now, the no-kill cat shelter intends to continue making felines available for adoption in the space provided by the Langley PetSmart store. (Langley Advance Tines file)

Delays and cancellations; how Langley animal agencies are dealing with COVID-19

Fundraisers are being moved back to prevent large gatherings

Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter spokesperson Clive Ellis said for now, the no-kill cat shelter intends to continue making felines available for adoption in the space provided by the Langley PetSmart store. (Langley Advance Tines file)
Best friends, Babs and Tinkerbell, readying for wild release this month

Best friends, Babs and Tinkerbell, readying for wild release this month

Critter Care Wildlife Society rehabilitated two raccoon kits over the winter

Best friends, Babs and Tinkerbell, readying for wild release this month
One of many cats available for adoption during the annual C.A.R.E.S. adoptathon in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Virus worries not an issue, yet, for Langley-based cat rescue agency

If COVID-19 spreads widely in B.C. C.A.R.E.S. says it will have to reconsider holding public events

One of many cats available for adoption during the annual C.A.R.E.S. adoptathon in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Manny the Manx is one of CARES’ cats who was successfully adopted. (Photo contributed)

Adopt-A-Thon seeks homes for Langley shelter cats

A local rescue organization is hosting its first big adoption event of 2020

Manny the Manx is one of CARES’ cats who was successfully adopted. (Photo contributed)
Cat found in 7-Eleven Dumpster in Smithers recovering, after anonymous donation

Cat found in 7-Eleven Dumpster in Smithers recovering, after anonymous donation

The Northwest Animal Shelter said Latte will be available for adoption in mid-February

Cat found in 7-Eleven Dumpster in Smithers recovering, after anonymous donation