‘They would help me write, as cats do, by climbing on to the keyboard’: Margaret Atwood on her feline familiars

‘They would help me write, as cats do, by climbing on to the keyboard’: Margaret Atwood on her feline familiars

I longed for a kitten, but was denied one: we spent two-thirds of every year in the north woods of Canada, so if we took the cat with us it would run away and get lost and be eaten by wolves; but if we did not take it with us, who would look after it.

Skiing pooch loves taking to the mountains with her owner

Skiing pooch loves taking to the mountains with her owner

Ellie and Akela are now loving life in Canada (Picture: @crabbtacular/Caters News) Dogs never fail to surprise and entertain us.Ellie and Akela in action (Picture: @crabbtacular/Caters News)The 27-year-old owner said: ‘There is nothing like skiing, let alone skiing with a dog.

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Diamond, a German shepherd, escaped from her home in New Brunswick on Saturday and crossed a border bridge into Fort Kent, Maine, where coronavirus restrictions prevented her caretakers from following, the Bangor Daily News reported.

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport, officials said yesterday.The animals were French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, and Scott Weese of the University of Guelph told CBC that puppy sales are ‘lucrative’ in the country.

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Dog becomes foster dad to kittens waiting to find forever homes

Raylan has helped care for more than 60 cats and kittens (Picture: @raylan_the_dog/Caters News Agency)‘I have no idea why Raylan loves kittens,’ says Laura, from Toronto, Canada.

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie is definitely one of the coolest dogs out there (Picture: Garry Mullins / SWNS)Garry, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, said Frankie now stops traffic as passers-by attempt to capture photos of him in his striking cycling gear.

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

A search that had been underway for six missing dogs in Langley, British Columbia came to an end recently, after a dog walker admitted that the missing dogs had actually passed away in her hot car on May 13th.

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

An Air Canada pilot is being hailed as a hero after his plane, traveling from Tel Aviv to Toronto, experienced a heating system malfunction in the plane’s cargo hold. The pilot diverted the plane to Frankfurt, Germany where Simba was placed on a new flight.

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

The five-year-old litter mates — named Gasket, Goliath and Gunther — have been living at the Edmonton Humane Society in Alberta, Canada, since they arrived in late September from a different animal welfare agency.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome adorable dog to royal family

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome adorable dog to royal family

(Picture: Meghan Markle/Instagram)The Duchess of Sussex famously loves dogs and was devastated to leave her labrador-shepherd cross in Canada when she moved to Kensington Palace.