Animal Stories

Tiny but Mighty – Kittens on the Front Lines

Tiny but Mighty – Kittens on the Front Lines

Though the tiny, sleeping tike in the photograph above may appear delicate, he is, in fact, very mighty! Unlike his parents and likely grandparents before him, this little kitten will not live out his life as a community cat. Instead, he will go on to live in a loving...
Dallas Rides into the Sunset: Home at Last!

Dallas Rides into the Sunset: Home at Last!

You could see it in his eyes. The big fella was confused and nervous. Dallas had lived with his owner for just four months when he was surrendered to the SPCA because of landlord issues. At barely one year old, the lean German-Shepherd-mix had been bounced around...
Rescue Story: Cat Tangled in Net in Middle of Winter

Rescue Story: Cat Tangled in Net in Middle of Winter

It was January 16th and very cold. Temperatures barely rose above freezing that day and the wind gusted wildly. The shelter received a distressing call about a cat stuck in a baseball net not far away at the Newberry Little League field. Staff member Wendy reported to...
Adoption Story – Bear Finds a Home

Adoption Story – Bear Finds a Home

A very happy Bear went home with his new forever family on Friday night.  His adopters were as excited as he was! Staff at the Lycoming County SPCA were particularly happy for Bear because he was such a skittish young fellow. He was terrified of most anything, except...
Scott’s BIG Smile & his Happy Ending

Scott’s BIG Smile & his Happy Ending

Scott has had quite the journey, from Pennsylvania to Utah and now on to his forever home. The beefy one-year-old came to the Lycoming County SPCA in February 2018.  His owner felt that she was unable to keep up with his activity level, so she surrendered him to the...
Kitten and Mama Find New Home Together

Kitten and Mama Find New Home Together

“Ben was becoming a very social kitten, but his mom remained an aloof barn cat,” explains Kelli Smith, Animal Team Lead for the Lycoming County SPCA. “We wanted them to be adopted together, but the chances of them finding the same home were...