Hans

Handsome Hans needs Your Help

UPDATED May 8 – see below for more details! Hans was surrendered to the Hillside SPCA yesterday because his owners could not afford treatment for his badly broken leg. He cannot use the leg at all, and on arrival he appeared to be in a lot of pain. We immediately took off the makeshift bandage…

Left Behind

Left Behind

This is the situation that greeted the Hillside staff when we arrived on Tuesday morning. Sometime during the night, a row of pet carriers, each equipped with a note, had been left along the side of the road leading to the shelter. Within the carriers we found seven adult cats and numerous kittens. Once again,…

Penny

Little Penny Needs Your Support

UPDATE 4/03: Penny has been adopted! Thank you to everyone who helped make her second chance possible. We wish you a happy, healthy life from now on, Penny! ——————————— UPDATE: Penny had her surgery on 3/31 and she is doing very well. During surgery, her hernia was repaired and she was also spayed. Penny and…

IN MEMORIUM
Kay Lubold (center)

Kay and Honey Are Hoping for a Holiday Miracle

One of the most beloved staff members at Hillside, Kay (in center of photo with Honey), has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Kay absolutely adores, and has a deep bond with, Honey. Honey has been here a long time after having been turned in as a “stray” last year. Honey is stressed here at…

Cats are thrilled with gift

Wanted – Cozy Cat Quarters

Four Christmases ago an anonymous donor sent us several tall cat trees/houses. We were thrilled and grateful because our kitties really loved them. In fact they loved them to death in that they were slept in, lounged in and oh so scratched to shreds. They finally had to be discarded. Our many cats and kittens…

Joe's Fund helps save lives

Fighting for his life

UPDATED > > Prayers and support needed for this special little boy. Turned in to Hillside today, he is in critical condition. He was purchased at just six weeks of age (illegally). He is very sick. He has been having seizures on and off for the past few days. It was determined via ultrasound that…

cats in need

Dozens and dozens flow through our doors

ANOTHER huge feline rescue for Hillside on top of several 20 plus ones in the past couple weeks AND 34 plus dogs taken in during cruelty/hoarding investigations in just days. This is a huge amount of animals in need and has taxed our resources severely. . Failure to spay and neuter leads to disasters like…

ava and leona

Wishing and hoping…

UPDATE 9/20/14 – Ava has been ADOPTED!! Make A Wish Come True! I am writing this with tears in my eyes and a broken heart. One of our best volunteers, Leona – 58 years old, vibrant, and beautiful — has received the devastating diagnosis of ovarian cancer which has spread. Leona (along with her husband…

joe's fund

A ray of sunshine

Sometimes, given the sadness, pain, and feeling of one step forward, two steps back when trying to help animals that people have abused, neglected or abandoned, you throw your hands up and feel the world is one filled with cruelty and there is no light at the end of the tunnel.> Then, out of the…