4-Paw Posts

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Currently, at the shelter we have over a dozen amazing cats that are frequently passed over because of their status as senior/older cats. There are many misconceptions about older kitties, but the life expectancy of cats has actually increased dramatically with a range of 13 – 17 years, and it is not uncommon for a domestic cat to live up to 20! Here at the SPCA-HC, we also have a senior-to-senior discount, where folks over the age of 65 adopting a senior cat get 30% off their adoption!

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Bark the Halls!

You can “Shop for a Cause” at Bark the Halls! On Friday, Nov. 11th, Holbrook House B&B will be hosting this holiday shopping event, from 5 – 8pm.

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Miss Deja went from being a shy gal who spent her days at the SPCA-HC hiding under her blanket, to the star of her new household! It brought sunshine and rainbows to our day to read this update from Deja’s purrfect new furrever home!

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National Pet Wellness Month

The statement “they are my whole life” isn’t an exaggeration for our pets. We are their only vessel of safety, love, and care – we can’t let them down.

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Gadget & Gus

Today’s Happy Tails is brought to you by Gadget and Gus! Their new family says they are inseparable and Gadget and can’t get enough of each other!

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Responsibility Saves Lives

Endless benefits come with owning a pet, especially for children! In fact, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry states that pet ownership positively affects children’s physical, mental, and social-emotional health. Of course, the benefits can only shine through when responsible pet ownership is a top priority. While talking about the wonderful parts of having a fuzzy friend is more fun, it’s important to discuss the consequences of ignoring prevention, recommendations, and warning signs.

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