Kitten Shower 2023

On July 1st we will be having adoptable kittens from multiple litters not yet seen on our website, coming in for a Kitten Adoption Event sponsored by the First National Bank!The event, benefitting the SPCA HC Foster Program and all the kittens in our care, will have games, snacks, and all the kitten cuddles your […]

Cats and kids – a good idea?

Can cats and children live together happily? They can! Here are some tips to help you select the right kitty. Keep an eye out for our next post about tools to help feline(s) and children develop a good relationship. Choosing a Cat Each cat has an individual personality. You’ll want to select a cat who […]


If you have ever had a cat, or thought about having a cat, you have probably heard about declawing. Many people grew up thinking that declawing is a normal or even necessary procedure for indoor cats – whether to protect their home from scratching behaviors, or simply because “that’s what you do.” However, the data […]

Special Needs: Not as hard as you think

  Some animals available for adoption at the SPCA of Hancock County are labeled “special needs.” Often animals in this category have a longer stay at the shelter while they’re looking for a home – but are they really harder to care for? We would argue that they aren’t necessarily harder. “Special needs” refers to […]

Adopting Your Next Cat: Welcome Home (Part 3 of 3)

This is the third article in a series of three. The first two are here and here. So you’ve bought a new litter box, and the cutest bed you could find. You’ve got food and water dishes, picked out the best food you can fit in your budget, and maybe even a cat tree. It’s time […]