Founded in 1911, the SPCA of Hancock County, Maine, is a life-saving organization committed to providing shelter and care for abandoned, stray and surrendered animals. Since opening the doors of our expanded facility in Trenton in October 2010, our organization has found homes for thousands of dogs and cats.
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Superstar Seamus

A young boy in Bar Harbor is proving you can do anything you set your mind to. 7-year-old Seamus Colby is holding bake sales this month to raise money for the SPCA of Hancock County. Click through to listen to Seamus talk to Star 97.7.

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Sometimes a stray’s name just sticks, like Scrappy here. This orange tabby male is friendly as can be, but his coat has a dusty sheen to it so it always looks like he was rolling around in the dirt – even when he’s fresh from a bath! Scrappy is about 2 years old and LOVES people. 

What is extra special about him is that he’s FIV positive. There have been a lot of misunderstandings about cats with FIV, but the truth is he can live a long and normal life – just indoors. FIV is only passed on by deep puncture wounds from cat to cat; this only very rarely happens indoors with cats.

Scrappy does not care for dogs very much but may be okay with slow introductions to cat-savvy dogs. Likewise, he could live with other cats but would probably prefer a smaller female. Humans, he has no reserves and loves everyone! He would make a purrfect only fur child for a family looking to adopt.

Thank you to everyone who took part in on our first-ever virtual Wine & Whiskers on July 21st, 2020! We made approximately 50K in donations during the entirety of the event.
THANK YOU to all who made this possible!!