Kitten Hansard is the new mascot of the Alberta assembly

A former stray kitten has become the mascot of a legislative assembly in Canada

The Alberta Legislative Assembly has a new member who didn’t need an election to earn his seat. It’s Hansard Rose, a four-month-old kitten now assuming the esteemed position of the parliamentary mascot. Nathan Cooper, Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly, received the kitten when she was just a few days old. The feline was a … Read more

cats left in a filthy house are rescued in Canada

Inquiry launched after locals rescue 20 cats kept in an abandoned house in Quebec

In Oka, Canada, animal protection services are looking into allegations that a lawyer abandoned over twenty cats in filthy conditions inside a house she owns. The pets had no clean water and were living in a cesspool. Thankfully, concerned neighbors had raised the alert. Financial clerk and Oka resident Josée Craig promotes animal welfare in … Read more