Featured Pet

Breanna was found after she was abandoned with her family. She loves the company of other cats and is comfortable around gentle dogs. She loves to be petted and will follow you, asking for attention. Breanna is living at the adoption center where you can meet her.

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 Max & Erma's at the Millcreek Mall on Saturday, Oct. 4. Bring a copy of this flyer with you -- or a photo of it on your cell phone -- and BYC will receive a donation of 20% of your bill. We'll also be on-site that day with BYC merchandise and information, collecting food for our adoption center. Hope to see you at Max & Erma's on Oct. 4