Hey Montreal pet lovers, don’t forget the BEA Foundation’s fundraiser this Saturday


I’m in the middle of a slow move, literally. Moving is taking forever (will post about it soon) and I’ve been swamped with decluttering, painting and cleaning as I get ready to leave my apartment.

But I wanted people to know about a fundraiser that’s happening across Quebec tomorrow (Saturday June 20, 2015).

The Montreal area has a lot of animal rescue groups and I don’t know much about the BEA Foundation (Fondation BEA Québec), which is dedicated to the well-being of Quebec’s companion animals and supports animals in need. While it’s a relatively new player, it’s connected with established groups that work to better the lives of animals.

This Saturday’s “La grande journée BEA” offers people a chance to donate to a worthy cause while they get their furry loved ones’ nails clipped free of charge. There will also be activities and pet items and services for sale at each participating location.

In the Montreal area participating stores include Animal Expert, Nature Pet Centre and Croque en bol locations but there are also a number of vet clinics taking part as well.

You’ll find the full list here.

You may want to call ahead, in case they’re taking appointments or for individual details of a store or vet clinic’s event. And be sure to check the store or veterinary clinic’s Facebook page or website (on the list above) for more information.

If you head to the Nature Pet store at Place Alexis Nihon in Westmount tomorrow, I’ll probably see you there. Our cat is having too much fun avoiding the scratching post and shredding my office chair, paper, cardboard boxes and anything else she can dig her claws into.