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Too many tiny kittens

It's not easy being an animal sanctuary, especially when the need is overwhelming and they don't always have the resources to help. Jess Byer, animal...

Program to help barn cats

Feral cats in the South Okanagan may soon have a new opportunity for a forever home through Critteraid Animal Sanctuary's program aimed at finding homes for...

Meet and greet with kittens

Attend the most adorable open house ever at Critteraid Animal Sanctuary this week, featuring dozens of kittens and older cats looking to find their forever...

100 Women care about cats

The 100 Women Who Care society in Penticton has kicked off its 2019 charitable year by donating to Critteraid Animal Sanctuary. At Ashley HomeStore on April...

Pigs need love too

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to help with their rambunctious and lovable pigs, now that spring has sprung and they are able to enjoy...

Hank the ornery rooster

He's known for having a bit of a testy temper, but his family at the Critteraid animal sanctuary love him all the same. Hank is an approximately...

Black cats are sweetest

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary has trouble placing black cats in forever homes, but animal director Jess Byer says they are some of the sweetest types of cats...

Formerly feral need homes

Feral cats can be adoptable, too. That's the case for three cats taken in by Critteraid Animal Sanctuary from a feral colony in the Shuswap earlier this...

Special needs need love

One can't see very well and the other has trouble walking, but both have a lot of love to give. Sister juvenile cats Britney and Jamie-Lynn at Critteraid...

Three legs, plenty of love

Trinity only has three legs but that doesn't stop her from being a playful, rambunctious cat who could be a perfect fit in the right home. The roughly...

Nursery coming for kittens

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary has been working hard to renovate all of its rooms to provide the best care possible for rescued cats, and the only two left to go...

Cat caught in live trap saved

Neighbours on Nelson Avenue were concerned when they spotted a cat stuck in a live trap on private property Friday afternoon, with nobody around. A post in a...

Feral colony needs home

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is looking for help relocating a colony of feral cats discovered living on their own in the Shuswap. Animal director...

Black cats can be lucky

A number of black cats are up for adoption at the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary, all of whom are just looking for their fur-ever home. Animal director Jess Byer...

Kittens will breathe easier

The animals at Critteraid Animal Sanctuary will now have better quality air and better temperature control thanks to a new furnace, hot water tank and...

Don't let cats roam

After reading the article about Critteraid Animal Sanctuary, I've gained a new outlook on that organization. An animal sanctuary is meant to be a haven...

New digs for the cats

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary has completed another room on their quest to renovate all the cat rooms, providing a fresh new space for their permanent residents...

Doors opening at sanctuary

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is holding an open house event to try and pair some of its residents with forever homes. Both kittens and adult cats...

GPS on outdoor cats

Critteraid animal sanctuary is encouraging pet owners who let their animals roam outside to look into GPS locating collars like the one their resident Ron...

Big girl needs love

Poppy is an almost two-year-old puppy who loves nothing more than cuddling and playing. She is a large, mixed-breed dog who is up for adoption at Critteraid in...

Help long-term residents

Critteraid animal sanctuary tries to encourage adoption of as many cats as possible, but some are too sick to leave and end up calling Critteraid their forever...

Precocious cat needs home

Jaydiss is a cuddly but precocious cat looking for a forever home at Critteraid animal sanctuary. "She recently came to us with two beautiful brothers who...

More than just kittens

Critteraid animal sanctuary in Summerland is bursting with adult cats who need to find a perfect home. Animal director Jess Byer said right now, they have a...

Baby cow cuddlers needed

Three baby cows rescued from slaughter just before Christmas are adjusting well to their new home at the Critteraid animal sanctuary, and are now in need of the...

A retirement room for cats

Critteraid animal sanctuary is looking for help with renovating their "retirement room," a place where all the non-adoptable cats that call the...

Three brothers need home

A trio of young cats rescued from a hoarding situation in Kaleden earlier this year are looking for a forever home all together because they have become...

The right way to gift a cat

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary has roughly 40 juvenile cats, meaning under five years old, that they are hoping will find forever homes this holiday season. ...

Paws and Claus pictures

Who says pets don't have Christmas wishes too? Give your furry friends the chance to tell the big man in red what they want to see under the tree Saturday...

Karma-approved Xmas gifts

Look no further than Critteraid for cute, karma-approved Christmas gifts that will make both your loved ones and the animals at the sanctuary happy this holiday...

Help critters with flood, fire

Flood and fire season may seem a long way off, but for Critteraid Animal Sanctuary, now is the time to prepare so they are ready to help rescue any stranded or...

Needing rescue from cold

As winter approaches, Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is expecting more and more stray cats needing rescue, care and medical attention to come through...

Join the volunteer family

The group of volunteers who work with the Critteraid animal sanctuary in Summerland consider themselves a family, and on Sunday Nov. 18, you have the chance to...

Medical costs mounting

It costs a lot to do the work saving animals that Critteraid does, and they are hoping that more volunteers might come forward to help run their charity thrift...

Kittens taking over PetSmart

Plenty of cuddly, adoptable kittens will be making the drive down from their temporary home at the Critteraid animal sanctuary in Summerland this Saturday for a...

The cuddliest job ever

It's hard to imagine a more adorable job title than "kitten nanny." That's exactly what Critteraid animal sanctuary in Summerland desperately...

Speedway helps feed kids

The Penticton Speedway Foundation has donated $6,500 to 13 local charities and breakfast programs. The foundation raises money though 50-50 draws, raffles and...

Matchmaking for cats

An open house adoption event at Critteraid Sanctuary promises to help pair you with the perfect cat for your personality and lifestyle, in the hope that some of...

Adopt a farm animal

Ever wanted to own a pet farm animal, but don't have the time and space? Critteraid Sanctuary's new animal sponsorship program lets you have all the...

Desperate need of funds

Critteraid animal sanctuary recently rescued 50 cats from a hoarding situation in Kaleden, and now the costs of spaying, neutering, food and medication are...

Respiratory issues rampant

An overwhelming number of kittens taken in by Summerland's Critteraid sanctuary this season have had respiratory issues, resulting from illnesses spread by...