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Keep Cats Away From Highrise Balconies, Warns SPCA

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"... all it takes is an unexpected gust of wind or a sudden noise to spook a cat for a potentially fatal fall to occur."

What My Kids Learned When Their Pets Died

Karly Hribnak | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Parents
Karly Hribnak

I am hoping that these two losses prepare the boys enough that they know there is no shame in crying, in openly grieving. Nor is there shame in laughing at the goofy, silly and funny memories. That grief comes in waves. That part of loving is sometimes letting go but that you get up, dust yourself off and continue on with your life.

A Life With Cats Moment That Will Make You Say WTF

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Living

Keep that cat out of the kitchen.

Breaking Mews: Cat Café Approved For Vancouver

CBC | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One side will serve food and beverages, and the other will be a cat lounge, where patrons can play with cats.

10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Despite what the advertisers lead us to believe, there is no "ideal" running figure. The only requirement for calling yourself a runner is to lace up a pair of running shoes and start putting one foot in front of the other. Running is not about what you look like, but rather, what you see yourself becoming.

Why You Shouldn't Feed The Animals

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

From parks to backyards, we can expect to see a range of different critters all expecting to find an easy source of food and possibly a home for mating and reproduction. Many of us will appease their needs by offering an assortment of foods ranging from seeds to fruits and vegetables. But that act may be doing more harm than good.

This Cat's Eyebrows Are On Fleek

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Living

Eyebrows are having a major moment right now and this kitty's look is total proof. Sam the cat started out as a stray on the streets of New York C...

Are You a Cat or a Dog in Relationships?

Alana Hurov | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Living
Alana Hurov

After 20 years of dating and over 100 relationships later, I have created "The Milk and Bone Theory." Take a close look at the behaviour of cats and dogs, notice which qualities you share with both animals. You will most likely have commonalities with one more than the other. Here are five ways to tell if you are a cat or a dog in a relationships.

Canada, We Need to Talk About Spaying and Neutering Pets

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Canada, we need to talk. It's a little bit crazy that we're still having this conversation about this crucial element of responsible pet ownership. We wish spay/neuter was something everyone did, without question.

Top Tips on Keeping Your Cat or Dog Healthy

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I quite often write blogs about how to prepare healthy meals. But what about our pets? I have always thought, if I am eating healthy then Seymour (my 16-year-old feline friend) should eat healthy too.

Showing Your Pet Some Love This Valentine's Day

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Valentine's Day is a wonderful day to spend with those you love -- whether they have two legs or four, paws or feet, wagging tails or smiling faces. It's a great day to share your love with everyone who makes you happy. This Valentine's Day we want to see a selfie of you and your BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever)! Snap a picture of you and your pet -- be it a cat, dog, rabbit, or even a horse -- and show us your love!

Nanaimo Considers Mandatory Cat Licences

CBC British Columbia | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Nanaimo, B.C. city council recently passed a motion to work on a bylaw that would require residents to license their cats, despite staff recommendatio...

Let's Give a Hand to Canada's Animal Welfare Heroes

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Do you know an animal welfare hero? Someone who has dedicated their life to improving the welfare of animals in Canada?

Pictures Of Dudes With Cats Put That Whole 'Cat Lady' Thing To Rest

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Living

Oct. 29, marks National Cat Day in the U.S., and while we don't seem to have quite the same official holiday in Canada, that doesn't mean we're not wi...

Calgary Bus Driver Finds Cat In The Darndest Place

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary bus driver Massimo Denegri was driving along Sarcee Trail when he heard meowing from under his seat. Curious, he pulled over at 69th Street...

WATCH: Cat Makes Miraculous Escape From Collapsing Building

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada

Here's more proof that cats always land on their feet. This particular one, named Sylvester, shocked a crowd of people watching firefighters wash ...

10 Ways That Losing a Pet is Worse Than Losing a Human

Angela Hartlin | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Living
Angela Hartlin

People are meant to be resilient and aim to recover from traumatic life events so when you lose a beloved pet, it is natural for those who care about you to ask when you are going to fill the void by adopting another lucky fur-child. Emotionally, we may process it as someone trying to get us to replace the love we just lost.

Not a Cat Person

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada
Beverley Golden

When my brother Niel and I were young, we begged our parents for a dog. After finally wearing them down, they said "yes" and my lifelong love affair w...

Vancouver To Get A Cat Cafe?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

After the news that Montreal was getting its own version of the popular cat cafe (yes, literally a cafe filled with cats), we were suffering from some...

The Coolest Cats In Music (Literally)

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Music

It’s a good week to be a cat. On Tuesday, they got their first ever cat cafe in North America, Cafe Chat Hereux, which is set to open in Montreal th...

WATCH: Kittens Play Football, Cuteness Ensues

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada TV

With the Super Bowl approaching, everyone is gearing up for a championship football game of epic proportions. The heart-stopping plays, the crushing h...

Lost And Found

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver woman says WestJet has found her cat that got lost after the kennel fell apart while it was being loaded for a flight to Toronto. Kelli ...

Would You Like Some Cat With Your Coffee?

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Travel

(PARIS-AFP) - France's first "cat cafe" opens on Saturday in Paris with an in house troupe of nine rescue cats ready and waiting to be made a fuss of ...

Kitten Rescuers' Urgent Plea For Help

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver-based kitten rescue organization is issuing an urgent plea for donations, foster homes and adopters after taking in almost four dozen cats...

WATCH: Fat Kitten Gets Massage

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Living

Unless you're allergic, kittens are pretty soothing. You know what else is soothing, a shoulder massage. Combine the two of them and you've got the in...