Tributes, Memorials and Celebrations

The following gifts have been made in memory of, to honor or celebrate individuals and pets. We thank each contributor for choosing this unique way of celebrating the memory of a loved one, relative, friend, or pet or honoring a special person, pet or event taking place in someone’s life.

These gifts not only pay tribute to the special people and pets in our lives, they also benefit the animals and programs of The Anti-Cruelty Society. Your contribution supports our mission of building a community of caring by helping pets and educating people.

The memorials, tributes, and celebrations listed below represent gifts made from May 1, 2018 to October 15, 2018.

For the Anniversary of

  • Biscuit, my tabby cat
  • Douglas, gone too soon!
  • Jack Bylckof
  • Joan Peterson
  • Kris & Steve Shanker
  • Lulu Garcia-Kropp
  • Max & Linda Jacobson
  • My amazing wife and our anniversary
  • Natalie & Tod Schneiderman
  • Noel & Elaine Reitmeister
  • Rose M. Karim

For the Birth of

  • Alison Marcus
  • Barbie Foreit
  • Bennett Rourk
  • Bill Yocic
  • Bo Bevitz
  • Brendan Casey
  • Brett Miller
  • Bridget Kilpatrick
  • Callahan Whittingham
  • Christina Kozaya
  • Cliff Weber
  • Cookie
  • Courtney Flannery
  • Danny Hovet
  • Elliot Weisenberg
  • Eve
  • Eve Skosey-LaLonde
  • Foobalicious B. Rosser
  • Gloria A. Strand
  • Hannah Vallie
  • Kim M. Ferguson
  • Kristen Lannigan
  • Krystle Rodriguez
  • Lauren Kilpatrick
  • Maria Bierer
  • Michael Jovan Thompson
  • Mikki Lullo
  • Oliver
  • Patrick Brennan
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Patsy Sweeney
  • Paulette Rubin Phoebe Kelley
  • Randy Lambert
  • Rosalie Guttman
  • Sally Narey
  • Sue Ettelson
  • Zoey

Marriages

  • Abby Dickman & Josh Breger
  • Allison Gerstein & Ryan Sherling
  • Amelia Plunk & Cyrus Witthaus
  • Anna & Iliana Regan
  • Brian Duncan & Curtis Hager
  • Carrie Berlacher & Daniel Goodman
  • Dan Jansen & Kanny Wan
  • Heather Houser
  • Jason Ambrose & Varsha Shivakumar
  • Katherine Coleman & Jim Gucwa
  • Lauren Andrews & Brian Pollack
  • Leeann & Charlie Monte Verde
  • Sherry Gutman & Jeffrey Kratowicz
  • Spencer & Tori

In Honor of

  • ACS Foster Volunteers

  • Agatha Christie

  • Akimbo Bordson

  • All sentient beings who suffer

  • Angelo Calderon

  • Ann Peloso

  • Ann Reinertsen-Farrell

  • Barbara L. Provus

  • Bernie

  • Billy Payne

  • Brownie Eileen

  • Buddy Angel Carl

  • Carson Lee

  • Charlie Baldwin & Julia Joseph

  • Chip

  • Chloe

  • Chloe Phillips

  • Christina Rice

  • Christine & Kenneth Tanaka

  • Coco Downey

  • Dolce

  • Dot Volacik

  • Dr. Monique Cleminson

  • Dr. Tara Clack Bell

  • Earl Grey (Chicago)

  • Elizabeth Kawior’s Birthday

  • Father’s Day, Kurt McFarlane

  • Freya, adopted from ACS

  • Georgia Libbares & Scott Ashworth

  • Gizmo

  • Greg Auer & family

  • Greta’s First Communion

  • Heather Steinberg

  • Heidi

  • Izzy Grimmer & Nina Ariav

  • Jake Campbell

  • Jax

  • Jeanine M. Henry

  • Joe Whatley

  • John & Faith the Cat

  • Josie

  • Kailey Beagle Rekas

  • Karin Nangreave

  • Kathryn Sahr

  • Kaya

  • Kelly

  • Kelsey & Angelina

  • Kelsey Kinney

  • Ken & Chris Tanaka

  • Lori Trevean

  • Lucy “The Face” Schmidt

  • Lyla Gurney

  • Magoo & Pickles

  • Mama Coriander

  • Marcia Comm

  • Marley

  • Melissa Klett

  • Molly McFluffy Eliasik

  • Molly, Dexter, & Marley

  • Naomi Williams

  • Our Cat Billie

  • Ozzie

  • Ozzy

  • Paulette Rubin

  • Pet’s Second Chance at Life

  • Poncho

  • Reilly Bear

  • Rex & Penny

  • Riley Meskill

  • Robert Marquez

  • Sara Bale

  • Shadow

  • Simba

  • Susan Chishimba

  • Sweet Pea Hunny B

  • Teddy Manuel Kempner

  • the animals & families impacted by Harvey

  • The Anti-Cruelty Society

  • The sweet old man pup

  • the wonderful work that you do

  • Theresa Galaboff, the best dog aunt ever!

  • Tiger & Bella

  • TrackMaven.com

  • Tuffy

In Memory of

  • Ace

  • Adam

  • Addie

  • Aileen Alexander

  • Ajax Cessine

  • Al Bruckner

  • Al Shapiro

  • Alex Shapiro

  • Alicia & John Minard

  • all my feline companions

  • All our family’s four legged friends

  • Alvin R. Shapiro

  • Amber & Rocco

  • Angel Silva

  • Anita Heidel

  • Ann M. Beach

  • Annie

  • Ariel

  • Arlene Flanagan

  • Arnie & Ashley

  • AshleyCat Krueger

  • Autie & Libby

  • Bailey

  • Bailey Rogers

  • Barkley Neeley

  • Baron

  • Beanie

  • Beatrice Kraus

  • Bella Hoselton

  • Belle Brandtingham

  • Bessie

  • Bill Lansford

  • Billie Jean Hobart

  • Bob

  • Bob Borich

  • Bogie

  • Boomerang, Tasha & Josie

  • Boots

  • Boris

  • Bowie

  • Bridget Kozlarek

  • Brio

  • Buca, Tristan, Me, & Michael

  • Buck

  • Buster

  • Buster Lofstrom

  • Butch Obrion

  • Cairo Wade

  • Carlo

  • Cassidy

  • Cat

  • Cat Garfield

  • Celia Anne Jones

  • Chance Mickle

  • Charlie

  • Chester

  • Chester Wyzkiewicz

  • Chewy Rodriguez

  • Cheyenne Rose

  • Chicklet & Snow

  • Chloe Rodino

  • Chloe, Margaret & Ginger

  • Christopher Bogucki

  • Cinnamon

  • Clancy

  • Clancy, Reilly, Callie

  • Cleo

  • Clouseau

  • Clyde

  • Coco

  • Cody

  • Cosmo

  • Cupid

  • Daisy

  • Daren Platt

  • Debra Giannini

  • Dexter

  • Diamond Girl

  • Diana Beliard

  • Diana Elizabeth Cromie

  • Diane Elliott

  • Dingo

  • Dolly

  • Donald Birkeland

  • Donna Berndt

  • Dr Mehmet Tekdogan

  • Duo Goldsmith

  • Ebony

  • Eddie

  • Edith Weiner

  • Edward O’Callaghan

  • Eleanor Keenan

  • Eli

  • Elizabeth H. Smith

  • Elsa

  • Emina & Seid Bravo

  • Ernie & Gracie Vander Zanden

  • Ester Anderson McKay

  • Fergus

  • Finbar

  • Finn Smart

  • Flynn & Gretel

  • Forest Rodriguez

  • Frankie

  • Frankie, a very handsome Himalyan

  • Fred & Erna Siemro

  • Fred Harper

  • Freddy

  • Freddy my cat

  • Freeman Wood Jr

  • Fritz

  • Garu

  • Geoffrey Lonergan

  • George Britton

  • Goldie Sacks

  • Goldilocks

  • Gorbeh Parang McKeever

  • Gorgeous

  • Gracie

  • Gracie Giannini

  • Gracie Grace

  • Grafton

  • Greta

  • Greta & Emmet

  • Gretzky

  • Greystoke

  • Grizzly & Lexie

  • Guinevere Mildred Kreissel

  • Hamlet Butterfield

  • Harvey Montgomery

  • Helen Gaj

  • Helen Golonka

  • Henrique Gunther Drewes

  • Henry Lambin

  • Holly & Sammy, our beloved Sheltie Rescues

  • Holthaus

  • Hunter

  • Hunter Bergen

  • Ikka

  • In memory Dear Duke

  • Ivory

  • Jack Jex Forsgren

  • Jack Wilcox, Jr.

  • Jackson Torres

  • Jagger

  • Jagger Wagger

  • James H. & Bettie Walker Davis

  • Jasmine

  • JD Schultz

  • Jean Elizabeth McKee

  • Jesse

  • Jill Joyer

  • Jimmy Lazar

  • Jinx

  • Joan Peterson

  • Joan Shaw Peterson

  • Joe Krebs

  • John Domek

  • John Slankard

  • John Zaccagnini

  • Jonathan Steiner

  • Jordan Hollander

  • Jordan Westphal

  • Joyce Boryla

  • Judy McDonnell

  • Juliet

  • Karen Boyd

  • Kat Madayag

  • Kathy Runas

  • Katie (AKA Darling Girl) Ownens

  • Keeks Smith

  • Keeper Trabbie

  • Kelly Ann Mrowinski

  • Ken Herbert

  • Kevin Jennings

  • Kiddems & Tige

  • Kristin Uchima

  • Kuma

  • Kuma Reyes

  • Lacky

  • Lady & Princess Creighton

  • Layla Steinback

  • Leira

  • Leira Robins Wenger

  • Lennon

  • Leo Mellenthin

  • Leonard R. Colpo

  • Leota Andersen & the pets she adopted from the ACS

  • Leslie Selby

  • Lillian Melberg

  • Lilly, our beloved Rottie

  • Linda Kossof

  • Linda Melnyk

  • Lisa Thompson’s Mother

  • Lizzie Strietmann

  • Lloyd Aragon

  • Lois Hudson

  • Loretta Pearson

  • Lovey

  • Lucky & Remy & Bocce

  • Lucky Hobert

  • Lucky Sparks

  • Lucy

  • Lulu

  • Lulu Canington

  • Luna

  • Lynn Wilcox

  • Mackenzie Dawg, 16 years of furry love

  • Maisie

  • Malo & Bianco

  • Marcia Comm

  • Marcia G. Comm

  • Margaret A. Colville

  • Marge Schumacher

  • Maria Ckuj

  • Marie Lucas

  • Martha H. Frey

  • Martini

  • Mary (McCabe) Cosentino

  • Mary Konrath

  • Mary Lucille Kussmann

  • Mary Radecki

  • Mason

  • Maude Mud Delair

  • Maurice & Myron Mettner

  • Max

  • Max & Carlie

  • Max, best puppy ever

  • Maximillian & Hanz

  • Memphis & Peakie

  • Michael John Wlezen

  • Michael W. Ksiazek

  • Mickey Lambin

  • Midnight

  • Missy & Gizzy

  • Moishe

  • Mojito

  • Mollie

  • Molly

  • Molly Scott Rudnick

  • Molly, the Sheltie

  • Moo

  • Morton Stotsky

  • Mr. Bentley

  • Muffin

  • Muffin Lorenz

  • Munchkin

  • My Dad, Albert LaMancusa

  • My precious Golden Retriever Luke

  • Nikki

  • Noelle

  • Norma J. Sparks

  • Oliver

  • Oliver Schryver

  • Oscar

  • our beloved Kita

  • Our pups that we have loved and lost

  • Ozan Tarabus

  • Paige

  • Patches

  • Patricia Rowe

  • Pearl

  • Peep & Princess

  • Penny

  • Penny, Snookie, Lucy, Frea, Ranger & Cloud

  • Pepper Johnson

  • Perkins

  • Peter Virgilio

  • Philip A. Collins

  • Pouncer

  • Princess Mononoke

  • Pudgy & Jack Eisenkramer

  • Puff, Misty, Fuzzy, Oreo, Momma, Tommy

  • Q

  • Quinny & Sydney

  • Quiz

  • Ringo

  • Robert Allan “Bob” Borich

  • Robert Borich

  • Robert Heneghan

  • Robert L. Glass

  • Robert Stanley Napierkowski

  • Rocco

  • Romeo & Canelo

  • Ron Olsen

  • Ronald Russo

  • Roxy

  • Ruby Ross

  • Ruby, Jasper & Rosie

  • Ruth “Meka” Henkel

  • Ruth Fentress

  • Sabrina, Gina, Patty, Wilbur, Virginia & Maxi Cat

  • Sadie B. Yastrow

  • Sadie Dorn

  • Saffi

  • Sammie

  • Sammy & Rosie

  • Sampson

  • Sandy Ernst

  • Sandy, our first puppy from The Anti-Cruelty Society

  • Sanji Napue

  • Sapphire

  • Sarah Palomaki

  • Sasha Gugino

  • Sassy, our beautiful little kitty

  • Scout Kluk

  • Sean

  • Shadow Baird

  • Shadow Wilson

  • Shane & Chere

  • Shaq

  • Sharon Davidson

  • Sidney Waxberg

  • Skylar

  • Slippers

  • Smokey Koepke

  • Snookie

  • Snoopy

  • Sobe & Nouna Elanie

  • Sophie Foster

  • Sophie Kalas

  • Spike

  • Squeeky, Belle, & Kazi

  • Squisy

  • Starr

  • Stella Rouse

  • Steve Tolzien

  • Sundance Gibson

  • Sydney

  • Tank

  • Teresa R. Carroll

  • Thomas P. Barnes

  • Tiger

  • Timmy

  • Tink

  • Tod Allswang

  • Toonces

  • Velvet

  • Vivienne Schechman

  • Wendy Woodbridge

  • William R. Kirtley, Jr.

  • William Solt

  • Winkin

  • Wolfie Pearson

  • Wrigley

  • Wrigley Maheras

  • Yoda

  • Yogi

  • Your loving pugs, Thug & Lola

  • Your special dog, Lance

  • Yoyo Perkings

  • Zack Graybiel

  • Zeke

  • Zeke Lewert

  • Zoe

  • Zoey

  • Zorro

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