“It’s hard to believe how large of an impact an animal can have on one’s life, but this little critter has had a transformative effect on the lives of his owners. Pinot came to his pet parents Ashley and Daniel in June of 2022. Arriving home at a mere eight weeks old, P’s parents have cherished watching him grow and develop a vivid personality. The epitome of ‘vivacious’, Pinot enjoys causing a ruckus at all hours, but also having peaceful morning snuggles to start the day. He has grown to become an extremely intelligent cat, with his most impressive trick being learning how to jump up the wall and flip the light switch on and off (much to his parents’ chagrin).

Pinot will be celebrating his first birthday this month and hopes that in lieu of gifts, the SPCA of Hancock County will receive your generous donations or even for you to adopt a furry friend of your own.”



We had previously shared that Scooby was our current longest-cat resident at the SPCA-HC, having been here since April. We were hoping he may get an adoption application from the post, but we were hesitant to get too hopeful, as Scooby had some health needs that tend to scare people away, including being FIV+ and needing a special diet for diabetic remission.

Anyway, we posted Scooby’s lengthy stay status and asked the community to share his story in hopes that he would find a furever home, and boy, did you all deliver! His story was shared far and wide… and then, we received a message.

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For me, it was not only rewarding to see a wonderful dog find a new home but even better, I get to see Lily at work several times a week. She is a wonderful dog who has fit into both her new families both at home and at work. Every now and then when no one is looking, Lily  gives me a wink, letting me know that she remembers our first meeting at the SPCA and thanking me for the wonderful family I helped connect her with..

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Hey everyone! It’s me, Lacuna! I have been with my new family for over a month now and my goodness do I love it. I get spoiled every day with love, endless head kisses, and rubs. My fur mom said she came with the intent of getting a cat only a year or two old but when she saw me she knew I was the one.

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