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Little miss Negra is a very sweet girl who hasn’t been exposed to much of…

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Teresa is a lovely girl who came to the shelter when her former owner had…

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Latest News & Articles

May 27,2016

A Really Awesome Cat

It’s not me. Though I am a cat, so I'm already halfway there. Memorial Day is coming up this Monday,…
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May 19,2016

How to Greet a Dog

                      Since I live at The Anti-Cruelty Society as their official cat ambassador, I tend to make a lot…
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May 11,2016

"Cat Pawsitive" Energizes Everyone at The Anti-Cruelty Society

The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago has a long history of caring about the well-being of the community’s animals…
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April 28,2016

Working Through Pet Loss Support Group Hiatus

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Working Through Pet Loss support group is on an indefinite hiatus while we seek a…
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April 13,2016

The Anti-Cruelty Society is one of nine shelters selected to participate in Jackson Galaxy Foundation’s Cat Pawsitive Program

The Anti-Cruelty Society today announced that it was selected by The Jackson Galaxy Foundation to participate in their…
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April 07,2016

Animal Care Specialist Job Fair

Do you have a passion for working in animal welfare? Learn more at The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Animal Care Specialist Job Fair Tuesday, April…
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April 04,2016

Happy World Rat Day!

Many people think that just because I’m a cat I can’t love little critters, too.  While I certainly…
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March 23,2016

Happy National Puppy Day!

Normally on Hump Day, you’d find me passing the long work hours in my coziest bed waiting for…
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Kids Who Care

The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing…

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Pet First Aid and CPR Class

Do you plan on working with other people’s pets for a living as a dog walker, groomer, or staff member at a boarding facility? Do you have pets at home and want to be prepared in case of an emergency?…

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