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Latest News & Articles

August 26,2015

Moar Teen Programs!

Man, judging by the weather we’ve been having this week, I’d say summer was on its way out.…
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we did it
August 21,2015

Shelter Success!

Finally, a cat can get some peace and quiet around here! Thanks to the Clear the Shelters event…
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August 14,2015

Mosquitoes and Fleas and Ticks, Oh My!

Tis’ the season...for bugs! Now, like many cats I enjoy myself a good moth-catching session when the mood strikes.…
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Clear the Shelter
August 05,2015

Clearing the Place Out!

You know, it’s looking pretty crowded here at The Anti-Cruelty Society...a cat can barely squeeze out space for…
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July 29,2015

Teenage Dream!

*yawn* Is it blog time already? Where can a cat get a good nap around here?! Well since I'm…
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David on NBC Clear the Shelters
July 28,2015

How You Can Help NBC 5 'Clear the Shelters'

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter explains NBC/Telemundo's initiative to help "clear the shelters" on Aug. 15. Click here to…
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Faye and Howie WGN
July 28,2015

Assisted Living Center Gets New Four-Legged Friend

CHICAGO — In Lincoln Park, a home just wasn’t a home until its newest resident on four paws…
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July 15,2015

Hot Car Hazards

Phew! Is it just me, or is it getting hot in here? Now that the heat has started…
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Teen Drop-In Days

Are you 14-18 years old and interested in earning service learning hours? Do you want to be part of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s community of caring? Are you looking for something to do over the summer or throughout the school year,…

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Working Through Pet Loss

This open educational group is dedicated to working through the emotional rollercoaster that can occur when we lose a beloved pet. Whether it is sudden or long-time coming, the permanence of a pets death can take its toll on thoughts…

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