Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. (CARA) is a True No-Kill Shelter located in Jackson, MS.  We care for an average of 300 dogs & 120 cats daily. Read more about us.

Are you interested in Adopting?  Read our Dog Adoption Booklet or the Cat Adoption Booklet to ensure you know the basics about adding a CARA shelter pet to your family.  Filled with tips, behavior training and advice!

Get Involved with CARA this Holiday Season!

Pick an ornament & fulfill the “wishes” of our precious animals during our 6th Annual CARA Angel Tree Fundraiser.  Our trees will be in these locations: Petco - Madison, Petco - Maywood Mart, Orange Leaf, StorageMaxx Locations, Repeat Street, Animal Emergency Clinic, Hollywood Feed-Flowood, Hollywood Feed-Ridgeland, Northeast Animal Hospital, Atmos Energy - Flowood & Industrial, California Concepts-Pearl, Starbucks-Maywood Mart


CARA will be at the following locations taking Pet Photos with Santa for $10/pet or $15/multiple and/or family included.
Sat. 12/3rd - Casabella Interiors 1139 Old Fannin Road, Brandon, MS 39047 10:30am -2:30pm (call 601-665-4920 for an appointment)
Sat. 12/3rd - Hollywood Feed 1250 E County Line Rd, Ridgeland MS 39157 11am-3pm (no appointment necessary)
Sun. 12/4th - PETCO Madison MS 175 Grand View Blvd., Madison MS 39110 11am-3pm, (no appointment necessary)

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping

Beginning on Black Friday, November 25th and continuing through Christmas Eve, CARA volunteers will be wrapping your Barnes and Noble purchases on select dates and times. All we ask in return is a tip for our precious animals.  Thanks for your support. Download our wrapping schedule below.

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