Animal Stories

Sweet Dreams: Baby Guinea Pigs Born at the Shelter

Sweet Dreams: Baby Guinea Pigs Born at the Shelter

Just this week, two little ones arrived at the SPCA, opening their eyes for the first time. And by little, we mean little! Two baby guinea pigs came into the world, looking about as cute as can be. Their mom, barely an adult herself had just been surrendered the day...
Titan and Tate: A Tale of Two Bunnies

Titan and Tate: A Tale of Two Bunnies

This is a tale of two bunnies. Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, two baby bunnies were born. The brothers were born into tight, crowded quarters and the home they were living in was soon declared unfit for occupancy. The boys’ owner had to move far...
Barn Cats Find Cozy Homes

Barn Cats Find Cozy Homes

It’s back … and by back, we mean Giving Tuesday, the International Day of Giving. Held every Tuesday after Thanksgiving, it falls on December 1st this year. And for supporters of the Lycoming County SPCA, that means an annual dose of heartwarming Giving...
Chicken Rescued from the Streets

Chicken Rescued from the Streets

So, just how did Betsy the chicken end up in the back of a police car? Let’s just say that the little lady arrived at the Lycoming County SPCA in style. She was escorted by not just one, no, but two police vehicles. The plucky chicken had been found wandering as...
Ready for Love: Brutus’ Story

Ready for Love: Brutus’ Story

You know how it goes. Sometimes, a particular dog or cat (or guinea pig, or bunny, or horse, or parrot) just catches your heart in an extra special way. Brutus has become that dog for many of our staff and volunteers. He is sweet, sweet, sweet, “a real...
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...
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