Cats

Max the cat taking over a B.C. couple’s Vitamix. (Jessica Gerson-Neeves/Facebook)

Victoria cats hold Vitamix blender box hostage during weeks-long saga

Will Jessica and Nikii ever get their blender?

 

Finley was found in a forest in Willoughby on Dec. 17, after 490 days. The owner thanked social media for the miracle. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

The cat who came back: B.C. pet named Finley found after 490 days

Finley, a feral cat went missing on Aug. 10

 

Shop A Pet’s Life by phone, online or in-store at 2019 Cadboro Bay Rd. Check-out their Instagram or Facebook for products, events or cute pictures of pets!

Start the new year by making the switch

Victoria pet store, A Pet’s Life, suggests adding ‘switch my dog to raw’ to your 2022 resolutions!

  • Dec 20, 2021

 

Food options for puppies are endless: kibble, canned-wet, lightly cooked, but have you considered raw? Victoria pet store A Pet’s Life thinks you should.

Is a new puppy on your holiday wish list?

Victoria pet store A Pet’s Life suggests planning food for new family members before taking them home

  • Dec 6, 2021
Food options for puppies are endless: kibble, canned-wet, lightly cooked, but have you considered raw? Victoria pet store A Pet’s Life thinks you should.
Just like us, pets fall victim to plaque and tartar which can cause serious issues for their health and wellness. A Pet’s Life in Victoria has three options to help with your pet’s teeth cleaning!

Pet parents: How often are you cleaning your pet’s teeth?

Victoria pet store owner recommends ways to keep their pearly whites their whitest

  • Nov 22, 2021
Just like us, pets fall victim to plaque and tartar which can cause serious issues for their health and wellness. A Pet’s Life in Victoria has three options to help with your pet’s teeth cleaning!
Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)

600 pigs and more than 100 dogs rescued from Interior B.C. flood zones

Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team responded to both Princeton and Merritt

Rescue crews on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Merritt, B.C.(North Shore Rescue photo)
Some of the dogs Leanna Richardson has been fostering for the Victoria Humane Society. The society and its volunteers have been hit with a surge of surrendered pets, many of which require socialization, forcing them to start turning animals away. (Photo courtesy of Leanna Richardson)

Unwanted pets flood Victoria animal welfare group as society returns somewhat to normal

Surrendered dogs also requiring more socialization training than usual before being adopted out

Some of the dogs Leanna Richardson has been fostering for the Victoria Humane Society. The society and its volunteers have been hit with a surge of surrendered pets, many of which require socialization, forcing them to start turning animals away. (Photo courtesy of Leanna Richardson)
Cricket meal topper? Your pet will go crazy for the flavour boost, and they’re a wonderful source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. Visit A Pet’s Life at 2019 Cadboro Bay Rd. to give some a try.

You take supplements for your health, but what about your pet?

Victoria’s local pet store ‘A Pet’s Life’ recommends adding omega-3 into your pet’s diet today

  • Nov 8, 2021
Cricket meal topper? Your pet will go crazy for the flavour boost, and they’re a wonderful source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. Visit A Pet’s Life at 2019 Cadboro Bay Rd. to give some a try.
Switching your cat to a raw food diet can have many benefits. To learn more, ask the helpful staff at A Pet's Life at 2019 Caboro Bay Rd.

Feeding felines

Victoria pet store owner suggests next time you should skip kibble and cans and consider feeding raw

  • Nov 1, 2021
Switching your cat to a raw food diet can have many benefits. To learn more, ask the helpful staff at A Pet's Life at 2019 Caboro Bay Rd.
Jane Bradley told The Gazette that she’s sure to keep the kittens’ feet warm whenever she cuddles them. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

VIDEO: Abandoned kittens recovering thanks to love from B.C. seniors

Kitty hour has become a Saturday mainstay at Grand Forks’ Phoenix Manor

Jane Bradley told The Gazette that she’s sure to keep the kittens’ feet warm whenever she cuddles them. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Through kindness of strangers, B.C. cat, missing for 3 years, finds its way home

Owner Joanie Webster wants to speak to anyone who helped Pete on his journey

Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Keep your pet entertained and exercised with these tips from Chad McMillan, owner of A Pet’s Life in Victoria.

4 Back-to-school tips to keep your pet purring

Victoria pet store owner says there are many ways to keep pets happy while their humans are away

  • Sep 6, 2021
Keep your pet entertained and exercised with these tips from Chad McMillan, owner of A Pet’s Life in Victoria.
A prowling coyote proved no match for a stray black cat who chased it out of a Port Moody parking lot Friday, May 14. (Twitter/Screen grab)

VIDEO: Little but fierce: Cat spotted chasing off coyote by Port Moody police

The black cat is seen jumping out from under a parked car and running the wild animal out of a vacant lot

A prowling coyote proved no match for a stray black cat who chased it out of a Port Moody parking lot Friday, May 14. (Twitter/Screen grab)
Jonathan Prest had to climb way up to the top of a dead red cedar tree to rescue a terrified cat, but he made it up and down successfully. (Facebook photos)

Tree cutter rescues cat stuck 100 feet up a dead and dried-out cedar

Jonathan Prest put himself in extreme peril to get a terrified cat out of a dangerous situation

Jonathan Prest had to climb way up to the top of a dead red cedar tree to rescue a terrified cat, but he made it up and down successfully. (Facebook photos)
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)

An Island girl’s wish is answered as her cat came back

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

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)
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

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)
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

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)
Dasher is back home with mom Christine Girvin thanks to some help from BC Ferries staff. Photo supplied

The cat came back, with help from BC Ferries staff

After Dasher made a dash, staff in Comox found her and got her home safe

Dasher is back home with mom Christine Girvin thanks to some help from BC Ferries staff. Photo supplied
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)
Willow, a kitten belonging to a Victoria family, was rescued by firefighters on Thursday after she got stuck in a basement drain pipe. (City of Victoria/Twitter)

Victoria kitten stuck in basement drain pipe rescued by firefighters

Willow the cat on the mend, owner feeling ‘enormous gratitude’

Willow, a kitten belonging to a Victoria family, was rescued by firefighters on Thursday after she got stuck in a basement drain pipe. (City of Victoria/Twitter)