There are a number of things that make this week's "Pet of the Week" super cool, not the least of which are that she's a Senior kitty, and she has double paws.

According to Cole, the Shelter Manager at the Hancock County SPCA, Maggie is a marvelous feline.

"Meet Maggie, our bright-eyed senior waiting for her forever home. Maggie is something of a legend, since not only does she look like she has a lot of Maine Coon in her (those fluffy tufts! those bold stripes!), but she also has amazing polydactyl paws. That means she has extra toes for extra cute toe beans."

Maggie, Hancock County SPCA
Maggie, Hancock County SPCA

Cole says because of her older age, folks considering adopting an older cat will want to be aware of some of the issues that can involve.

"Maggie is a senior cat, estimated to be in her mid to late teens, and like a lot of seniors, she is starting to develop some issues with her kidneys, which we would be happy to discuss with adopters on how to keep her as comfortable as possible."

Cole says although she's up there a little in age, she's still very much a fantastic cat.

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"Right now, she is a happy girl who loves attention, as long as she gets to be an only fur baby. She would love an indoors-only home with humans to talk to her, pet her, brush her, and adore her. While she might be able to tolerate other animals, she seems to be stressed out by the sight of other cats and dogs, so an only-kitty home would be preferable for her."

If you're interested in learning more about any of the animals available for adoption at the SPCA of Hancock County by calling 207-667-8088 or by visiting their website,

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