Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Animals

Cougar killed in Comox Valley after it was observed hunting domestic house cats

It was also seen lingering close to where children wait for their school bus

3-month-old puppy undergoes surgery in Victoria after getting hit by a car

She had four broken bones and skin abrasions caused by road rash.

BC SPCA is offering 50% off all pet adoptions next weekend

Do you have room in your home for a new family member? 🐾

Grey-white orca calf spotted near Sooke on Wednesday (PHOTOS)

One-year-old Tl'uk was travelling with his family 😍

Video captures 4 dogs attacking a deer at Bear Mountain golf course (VIDEO)

The deer had to be put down due to the extent of its injuries

Animal control rescue anxious dog stuck on the roof of an Esquimalt home

Pepper broke through the screen of an open second-floor window and onto the roof of the house

Endangered tropical sea turtle rescued by members of the public on Vancouver Island

'Berni' was found suffering from hypothermia near Port Alberni

BC will fund urban deer population control projects sought by local governments

Several people have reported being attacked or chased by deer on the island in the past year

Fisherman shocked after catching red-bellied piranha in Vancouver Island lake

It was the second of its kind found in the same lake

6 ways to deal with arachnids in your home this spider season

You no longer need to fear the fall spider boom! 

Bear cub trapped in fenced garden at Royal Roads University in Colwood (UPDATED)

The mother bear has not yet been located

Two feral rabbits die of lethal infectious disease near Elk Lake in Saanich

The disease is exclusive to rabbits and cannot infect humans or other pets

Nanaimo beekeepers find and eradicate invasive Asian giant hornet nest

Two of them were stung in the process
Cougar

Sooke school district warns families after cougar sighted between Poirier and Journey schools

Students who walk home will be held on campus until they can be picked up

Aggressive deer in Victoria pose possible threat to dog walkers

PSA: Be weary of our hooved neighbours - not all are friendly

Leashed dog injured during allegedly unprovoked dog attack in Metchosin

The dog was left with small puncture wounds on her neck and leg

Three invasive Asian giant hornets have been found on Vancouver Island

This is the first time the species has ever been found here

Oak Bay firefighters free deer stuck in metal fence early Tuesday morning

And it walked away without any injuries!

SPCA seeks donations for Nanaimo cat who requires $6K surgery

“Fizz is a social butterfly who loves to snuggle with people and other cats."

BC Parks working to bring rare butterfly back to habitat near Vancouver Island

The Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly disappeared from southern Vancouver Island in the early 1990s.

Wildlife rescue centre issues warning after people caught feeding black bear on Vancouver Island

“Feeding the bear is putting the bear at high risk of having to be euthanized…”

14 photos and videos of this year’s adorable Pet-A-Palooza in Victoria (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Who wants to see videos of puppy races! 😍🐕

Pet-A-Palooza is coming to Victoria this weekend

FREE admission, wiener dog races, a puppy stampede, Victoria’s first ever ‘Mud Run with your dog’, and more!

SPCA launches investigation after cat shot 5 times with pellet gun in Nanaimo

The cat’s left hind leg was broken in several places.

Victoria man films orca swimming through inner harbour Friday morning (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The killer whale briefly stalled all water traffic

4 Vancouver Island breweries team up for a ‘killer’ collab

Whale, we know what we’re drinking this weekend 🍻
killer whales

3 more Southern Resident killer whales near Vancouver Island have died this year

The total population has dropped to just 73.

Vancouver Island hiker who scared cougar off with Metallica song chats with lead singer...

Random people have even been trying to bribe her for his phone number 🙄

Quadra Island man fends off grizzly bear with a knife along Sunshine Coast

After the attack, the man rode his bike to find medical treatment.

Salmon shark near Vancouver Island spotted using log as “scratching post” (VIDEO)

"As far as I know, this footage doesn't exist elsewhere."

Two 9-week-old kittens stolen from Saanich cat clinic (UPDATED)

By two teenage girls, between 14 and 17 years old

BC SPCA is offering 50% off cat adoption prices starting this weekend

A paws-itively purr-fect deal to help clear shelters! 🐈

Vancouver Island woman captures close encounter with cougar (VIDEO)

“The dogs started barking… and I looked up and I saw the cougar right above me.”

Oak Bay to launch new deer contraceptive program in September

Homeowners will need to give permission to track deer on their property.

21-year-old man dies after contracting rabies from bat on Vancouver Island

This is the second known case of rabies in BC in 16 years

Seal pup rescued by Vancouver Island salmon farmers released back into wild

Her name is Mo and she is adorable ❤️

Saanich Police issue warning after another cougar sighting this morning

It’s believed to be hunting pets and small animals.

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