Cats

Nietzsche, the ginger cat who worked at The Book Man, poses for a photo on Sept. 7, 2017. He died on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Famous Chilliwack bookstore cat, Nietzsche, dies

‘Every single thing you could want in a cat, Nietzsche embodied,’ says Amber Price of The Book Man

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Dutch, a five-and-a-half-month-old kitten, repeatedly tried to stalk a goat he discovered in his Murrayville neighbourhood. The goat did not notice. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Kitten picks big prey for Langley hunting expedition

The goat barely noticed he was in danger of a severe pouncing

Dutch, a five-and-a-half-month-old kitten, repeatedly tried to stalk a goat he discovered in his Murrayville neighbourhood. The goat did not notice. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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
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LETTER: Feral cat stats show troubling view of cat disposability

Pet overpopulation is an issue for Langley’s neighbouring communities

  • Nov 2, 2020
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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)
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)
A photo of Natasha Fluffy Bottom at the vet on Aug. 28. Submitted photo.

Young kitten thrown from vehicle on Highway 11 in Mission, rescued by passerby

10 kittens of similar colouring found abandoned up Sylvester Road on same day

A photo of Natasha Fluffy Bottom at the vet on Aug. 28. Submitted photo.
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.
Curtis, now recovered from several days atop a tree near Fort Langley, will soon be adoptable from the Patti Dale Animal Shelter. (LAPS photo)

Cat rescued from 100-foot tree near Fort Langley

Curtis had scrambled to the top and had been stuck there for days

Curtis, now recovered from several days atop a tree near Fort Langley, will soon be adoptable from the Patti Dale Animal Shelter. (LAPS photo)
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)
LETTER: The pawsitive tale of Mary the cat

LETTER: The pawsitive tale of Mary the cat

Local feline shares story of adoption through C.A.R.E.S. in Langley

LETTER: The pawsitive tale of Mary the cat
Hannah & Shoshi have found a ‘fur’ever home. (LAPS/Special to Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Adopted a new furry family member?

Shelters are seeing a high number of adoptions during the crisis

  • Apr 22, 2020
Hannah & Shoshi have found a ‘fur’ever home. (LAPS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lennox is doing much better after surgery, but he was found by the side of the road in Langley a week ago having been shot in the face. (LAPS)

Cat shot in face survives after rescue by Langley Good Samaritan

Taken to a shelter, Lennox was rushed to a vet and is now recovering

Lennox is doing much better after surgery, but he was found by the side of the road in Langley a week ago having been shot in the face. (LAPS)
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)
Donnie Darko is one of four adoptable cats rescued from a bad situation earlier this year, and now comfortable enough around humans to go to a new home. (LAPS BC)

Rescued cats among last 12 at LAPS in need of homes for Christmas

Almost 100 cats and dogs have been adopted already

Donnie Darko is one of four adoptable cats rescued from a bad situation earlier this year, and now comfortable enough around humans to go to a new home. (LAPS BC)
Cats, kittens, dogs, puppies and guinea pigs will be available for 50 per cent off on Nov. 9 (Black Press File Photo)

Adopt an animal through BC SPCA for half price this weekend

Animal lovers can head to shelters across the province on Nov. 9

Cats, kittens, dogs, puppies and guinea pigs will be available for 50 per cent off on Nov. 9 (Black Press File Photo)
TinyKittens YouTube success fuels more cat rescue efforts

TinyKittens YouTube success fuels more cat rescue efforts

The Langley-based non-profit has inspired TNR groups thanks to its viral videos

TinyKittens YouTube success fuels more cat rescue efforts