Adopting Your Next Cat: The Adoption Process (Part 1 of 3)

This is the first article in a series of three. The next article in the series can be found here.    You’re thinking about adopting a cat from the SPCA of Hancock County, and you want to know how the adoption process works. This article is for you! Our Cat Adoption Questionnaire is a short form that helps us have a structured conversation with you about what you’re looking for in your next feline companion. These are some of the primary questions you’ll want to be…

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The Yellow Dog Project

Have you ever seen a dog with a yellow leash, harness or collar on? How about a dog with a yellow bow tied onto their leash? You might not have seen this before, but you’re more likely to in the future. Why? It’s an effort from the Yellow Dog Project to help people with dogs who need extra space. The yellow leash/harness/ribbon is a signal to others that this dog needs space, and is a polite request that you not approach. There are many reasons a…

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There’s a Cat Hanging Around, What Do I Do?

Oh look, there’s that tabby cat hanging out in the garden again! What should I do? We get questions about cats seen outdoors all the time! Here are some questions to ask yourself when you see a cat outdoors, before you take action. Please be aware that in the state of Maine, if you feed an animal for ten days, that animals is legally yours. That doesn’t mean you can’t get help if you’ve already been feeding a cat, but it does change what specific…

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Welcome to 4-Paw Post!

4-Paw Post is the SPCA of Hancock County’s brand-new blog! We expect to post new articles on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. What will we write about? Things you want to read! Our articles will be geared toward the community surrounding our shelter facility, located in Trenton, ME. We’ll be sharing information on topics ranging from “What do I do when I see a cat outside?” to “What fun things can I do with my dog this summer?” Not only that, you’ll see happy adoption stories,…

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