Cats

One of the cameras which was taken nearby a trapping site placed by CATS. Photo submitted

Comox Valley cat rescue organization hit by camera theft

“Someone is taking from an organization trying to help cats who are surviving in the wild.”

One of the cameras which was taken nearby a trapping site placed by CATS. Photo submitted
The CatVideoFest returns to Victoria March 13-14. (flickr.com)

CatVideoFest makes its way back to Victoria

A curation of favourite cat videos will be featured on the big screen, all to support cats

The CatVideoFest returns to Victoria March 13-14. (flickr.com)
A dozen or more Metchosin cats are in need of homes. (Facebook/Broken Promises Rescue)

Dozen Metchosin ‘barn cats’ on the hunt for new homes

Broken Promises Animal Rescue hoping to re-home feral cats

A dozen or more Metchosin cats are in need of homes. (Facebook/Broken Promises Rescue)
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)
On Oct. 31, 2019 Angela Andersen, director at the Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum, showed off the mummified cat found in the building’s back yard. The building was built in 1862 and belonged to the Ella family for 80 years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Mummified cat found in heritage Victoria home

The owners of the Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum made an interesting discovery

On Oct. 31, 2019 Angela Andersen, director at the Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum, showed off the mummified cat found in the building’s back yard. The building was built in 1862 and belonged to the Ella family for 80 years. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Victoria woman Ashley Deiter owns Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe, a project she hopes to open soon in Victoria (Screenshot/Kickstarter)

Victoria woman one step closer to opening region’s first cat cafe

Ashley Deiter’s Kickstarter page surpassed its goal, making the Mask and Mantle Cafe a possibility

Victoria woman Ashley Deiter owns Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe, a project she hopes to open soon in Victoria (Screenshot/Kickstarter)
Victoria woman Ashley Deiter hopes to open the Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe in Victoria. (Screenshot/Kickstarter)

Victoria woman hopes to open city’s first cat cafe

Ashley Deiter wants to open the Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe next spring

Victoria woman Ashley Deiter hopes to open the Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe in Victoria. (Screenshot/Kickstarter)
Alien (left) and Fisher were stolen from the Pacific Cat Clinic on Thursday night. (Facebook/Pacific Cat Clinic)

UPDATE: Two kittens stolen from Greater Victoria veterinary clinic have been found

The nine week old kittens were awaiting adoption at the Pacific Cat Clinic

Alien (left) and Fisher were stolen from the Pacific Cat Clinic on Thursday night. (Facebook/Pacific Cat Clinic)
More dogs are being brought to a local Victoria veterinary clinic after cannabis was legalized (Black Press File Photo)

Victoria veterinarians see spike in animals consuming cannabis since legalization

Doctors at the Downtown Veterinary Clinic warn owners to watch their pets when near dispensaries

More dogs are being brought to a local Victoria veterinary clinic after cannabis was legalized (Black Press File Photo)
Over 50 dogs and cats were surrendered to the Victoria Humane Society last week. (Victoria Humane Society/Facebook)

51 cats and dogs surrendered to the Victoria Humane Society last week

Organization overwhelmed and looking for facility to house the pets saved from communities that cull

Over 50 dogs and cats were surrendered to the Victoria Humane Society last week. (Victoria Humane Society/Facebook)
Victoria’s eighth annual Pet-A-Palooza returned with the “running of the bulls” in 2018. (File contributed)

Pet-A-Palooza brings ‘Ruff Mud’ race to Esquimalt

Annual event takes place in Bullen Park this year

Victoria’s eighth annual Pet-A-Palooza returned with the “running of the bulls” in 2018. (File contributed)
Blueberry escaped the flames of the recent apartment fire in Esquimalt with minor injuries (File contributed/ FLEC)

Volunteers find cat who escaped fatal Esquimalt fire

Blueberry belonged to the fire’s only victim, Judith Rose Burke

Blueberry escaped the flames of the recent apartment fire in Esquimalt with minor injuries (File contributed/ FLEC)
When cats are stuck in a tree, Ross Wilkinson gets them down as a volunteer arborist. (Pixabay photo)

Victoria man moonlights as cat rescuer

Ross Wilkinson is an arborist who uses his skills to get cats down from trees

When cats are stuck in a tree, Ross Wilkinson gets them down as a volunteer arborist. (Pixabay photo)
Bylaws in the Victoria mandate that cats need to be in control of owners at all times when out in public, so don’t forget to bring your leash. (Wikimedia Commons)

Leash your cat or face a $150 fine in Victoria

Current city bylaws mandate that cats must be under their owner’s control in public spaces

Bylaws in the Victoria mandate that cats need to be in control of owners at all times when out in public, so don’t forget to bring your leash. (Wikimedia Commons)
Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)

Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)