Animal Stories

Guinea Pigs Saved from the Hot Streets

Guinea Pigs Saved from the Hot Streets

It was during one of the hottest weeks of the summer when we received a phone call from a plumbing company in town. “There is a guinea pig…living under our trailer,” the plumber on the other end of the phone explained, “and try as we might, we...
Tips for Pet Owners for the Fourth of July

Tips for Pet Owners for the Fourth of July

Did you know that shelters across America see a surge of lost pets on the Fourth of July? Fireworks, picnics, and travel can cause pets to become disoriented and frightened. Here are some tips for both before and during the holiday to keep your pet safe. Before the...
A Fairytale Ending for Shut-Down Baby

A Fairytale Ending for Shut-Down Baby

A landlord’s policy was the magic key for Baby. Baby had been at the Lycoming County SPCA for almost two years and was nearing her seventeenth, yes, seventeenth birthday. Many potential adopters and other cats had come and gone, yet Baby remained. It was not...
What to Do If You Find Kittens Outside

What to Do If You Find Kittens Outside

Well, kitten season is upon us. And while kittens are remarkably cute, they are also very vulnerable and need a lot of care to survive. Did you know that on a typical spring and summer day, the Lycoming County SPCA may receive as many as fifteen kittens, sometimes...
Life is Short, but Sweet for Certain

Life is Short, but Sweet for Certain

Life may be short, but it is sweet for certain. Just ask Charlotte. You see, Charlotte was blessed to grow up with a great mom. Her mother was an outside cat when Charlotte and her three brothers were born. Though her mom had to battle unpredictable weather and food...
Hector Finds Home at Last

Hector Finds Home at Last

Could it be that 2020 would find Hector safe and settled in a new home? As 2019 dwindled to a close, it seemed unlikely. The tan beef boy had been our longest resident in the dog area for quite some time. Many other hard-to-place dogs got adopted into loving forever...
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