Featured Pet

Calvin is a cute little yellow kitten who is very playful! He would love a home with gentle children that will play with him often, or with another playful cat that would keep him entertained.

For more information on this pet please fill out this form » .

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About BYC

Because You Care, Inc. is a 501(c)3 animal rescue organization that works primarily through foster care. We take in abandoned and abused animals and nurse them back to health, both physically and emotionally, and then find them loving "forever" homes. To learn more about our mission and the history of BYC, click here ».

Because You Care's new cat adoption center is now open!

6041 West Road, McKean, PA 16426


  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Come visit the cats we have available for adoption! Please note that the dog adoption center building is still under construction.  At present, all dogs are being housed in foster homes.  If we have a dog you would like to meet, please fill out its application on its profile page.  Thank you.

Please join us at Paws 'n' Claws at 1530 W. 26th St. on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m., for a Halloween celebration. There will be lots of fun activities, including a costume contest, parade, snacks, plus BYC information and merchandise.  Well-mannered dogs are welcome!