Microchipping: What is it?

All cats and dogs adopted from the SPCA of Hancock County are microchipped before going home. What is microchipping? And how is it helpful to your pet? First, we always point out what a microchip is not. It is not a GPS – it does not tell you where your pet is located. It is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]