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Latest News & Articles

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June 30,2016

Chicago Shelters’ Longest Tenants—And Why You Should Adopt Them

Meet nine animals who have been waiting at their shelters the longest. (Hint, hint.) Ready to pounce? If…
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June 22,2016

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

As if I didn’t need another reason to talk about why we cats are so great, I just…
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May 31,2016

Cat Pawsitive is Already Making an Impact at The Anti-Cruelty Society

When three of the cats who have been part of the Cat Pawsitive program have already been adopted, you know…
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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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08/02/2016

Teens Who Care: Session 2

Session 2
Orientation: August 2

Program Days: August 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19

The Teens Who Care volunteer program will give high school teens ages 14-18 an opportunity to do hands-on volunteer work throughout different departments at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

Youth…

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08/02/2016

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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