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Working Together for a Common Cause – TRACS and Critteraid

Working Together for a Common Cause – TRACS and Critteraid

Contributed by Jenny Hildebrand | Photo Credits: Critteraid Salsa and Sierra Link You may remember in 2012 we brought you the story of Salsa and Sierra Link. When their owner, an avid TRACS member, passed away she left behind five beloved cats. Three were adopted out, but Salsa and Sierra were a bit on the… Read more

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Working Together for a Common Cause – TRACS and the Okanagan Cat Coalition

Contributed by Cyndy Mymka When animal rescue groups work together and pool resources, wonderful things happen. Although we all have different mandates and animals we care for, working together increases the impact we can make. Here are just a couple of examples: TRACS and the Okanagan Cat Coalition The Okanagan Cat Coalition (OKCC) is an… Read more

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Plan your Catio for Spring

Plan your Catio for Spring

~ by Cathy Fenton ~ On a Sunday afternoon in April my husband and I were in the family room watching TV. Our kitty C.C. was indoors and kitty Willow was on the patio off the family room in her harness attached to a 20 foot lead. The door was open so she could come… Read more

Winter safety for stray & feral cats

Winter safety for stray & feral cats

WINTER IS UPON US ..and it’s cold and wet out there! Here are a few tips on what you can do for stray and feral cats during the winter season. Provide daily feeding to keep the cats weight on. Calories are burned faster when they are cold. Provide fresh drinking water daily. Add a bit… Read more

How to: Build a cat shelter

How to: Build a cat shelter

Who are those cats you see outside on freezing cold days? They may be pets whose owners let them, (or put them), outside. Or they could be community cats, a group that includes feral, (who are afraid of people) and strays (lost or abandoned). No matter how resourceful these cats are they need help surviving winter. Give outdoor cats… Read more

Adoption Centre Update Dec. 2014

Adoption Centre Update Dec. 2014

Remember our BUSHEL OF BABY BUNNIES from the summer newsletter? Well they are now READY TO BE ADOPTED! Once the Christmas rush is over and all is back to normal, please go to our adoption page. There you will find our online adoption application. Our Baby Bunnies were rescued together as a family when they… Read more

Remembering Athlyn

Remembering Athlyn

Just before Christmas 2013, we suddenly lost a wonderful animal lover, dedicated volunteer and dear friend, Athlyn Horswill. Athlyn was active with TRACS as a board member, Volunteer, and cat foster. She was also a member of CDART (Canadian Disaster Response Team) and worked with the Humane Society. Although she was involved with the TRACS… Read more

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Interesting Cat Facts

Interesting Cat Facts

On average, cats spend 2/3 of every day sleeping. That means a nine-yearold cat has been awake for only three years of its life. A cat can’t climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat’s paw points the same way. To get down from a tree, a cat must back down. A cat can travel at a top speed of approximately 31 mph… Read more

Athlyn’s Angels

Athlyn’s Angels

Just before Christmas, we suddenly lost a dedicated volunteer and friend. We would now like to honour Athlyn by accepting tax deductible donations to aid in the care of her Angels. Read more