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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Are Pets Family?

Pets are an integral part of our lives, at least for the 57% of the populace that have them. When we stop and look at

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Sweet as the smile on his face, Oscar is a 5-year-old shorthaired kitty with beautiful white and gray tabby markings. Since his front paws are declawed, Oscar has potty problems due to his paws hurting, and the soreness has also made him insecure around other animals and with loud noises. But once this boy gets comfy with you, which doesn’t take long, he’s quick to give you head butts, rubs, and affectionate nibbles called “love bites” – oh, he’s quite the smoocher, this one! He just wants to let his friends know how much he loves them and how affectionate he’ll be when he finds his right forever home.


Oscar’s future family will need to be patient and understanding as they help him with his litter box problems, but they’ll be rewarded with a kitty who has a huge heart and tons of love to share.