As Cats Age….

This is Adopt A Senior Pet Month…. Any month is a good one to adopt a senior cat, to my mind. All over the Lower Mainland (probably all over the world) we’re dealing with the...
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The RAPS Calendar is Coming

The selections have been made; the captions have been written; the calendar charts are laid out; it’s just back from the printers now, and due to launch in the next few days. I’m not going...
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Oooooh…. double Spooky!

At the Sanctuary we actually have not just one, but two cats with the suitably Halloween-ish name of Spooky! The front courtyard has at least 8-9 little black cats with few features that distinguish them. ...
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Chilly Diva

Princess Diva is a Cat Who Walks By Herself.  She’s a true “I Vant to be Alone” Garbo-cat – disdaining the company of lesser felines, and occasionally bestowing her dignified attention on a suitably humble human....
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Cat of the Month – Ruff

Our Cat of the Month for October is a story of the sort of incredible achievements that can come with slow and steady determination! Ruff came to the RAPS Cat Sanctuary last January. He was...
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Oliver: Cuddle-monster

Oliver is the Sanctuary cuddle-champion! We have a number of cuddly cats – often thanks to the work of the team of Kitty Comforters, who focus their attention on the caged, or shy, or newer...
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Shy Winston

This big boy came to us late fall of last year.  He was brought in to the City Shelter as a stray, but acted pretty aggressive, and was transferred to our care.  It was noted...
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Pops & Jack Sparrow

Jack Sparrow is a one-year-old black cat with one eye and a missing hip socket. His dad, Pops, who is five, has feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and deformed rear legs. Despite their challenges, they’ve come...
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Taylor & Company

Another blog from Sanctuary volunteer Pauline Chin Spring 2019 brought in 3 young feral cats – Luke, Taylor, and Gomez (introduced here).  They were all estimated to be about a year old.  With his loving personality,...
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Sisters

“Sisters, sisters, never were there such devoted sisters…” In fact, we have no DNA evidence Topaz and Onyx are related by blood at all – they came in at separate times, and the vet estimated them at different ages. ...
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