Glen Cat of Week
Cat of the Week -- Glenn is a male black/white Scottish Fold cat who is about 3.5 years old. He is a very sweet cat.

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.

 Cat Adoption BookletAre 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!


SAVE THE DATE -- CARA's 9th Annual Dog Days of Summer will be held Saturday, August 20th, 2016, at Pelahatchie Park at the Reservoir.  Sponsored for the 5th year in a row by the Petco Foundation.  Last year we had over 1600 people attend our event.  Art and Craft Vendors click here to register with us and sell your goods.  If you would like to show your support for CARA and have a local business to advertise please consider becoming a Sponsor with 4 levels availableTo volunteer at DDS please sign up now. 


Kroger Community RewardsAttention all Kroger shoppers! It's time to re-enroll for 2016 Kroger Community Awards. No cost to you and a big benefit to our shelter sweeties. Log in to your account and go to the Community menu link then to the Community Rewards and click "Enroll" and search "CARA" or use our Organization Number 81417. Please do it today so we can receive your community rewards next time you go to Kroger. Log in:



Want to Volunteer at CARA?  Click here.

Bree's Bark ParkThe Dog Park is the place to be!  Get your dog's membership today!  Read our Dog Park Page for the latest as well as how to get your dog's membership, rules, and what to expect during your first visit!  Contact us at for additional questions or comments.  BREE's Bark Park is located right next to the CARA shelter.  Catch up with other DP members on Facebook at Bree's Bark Park Group.

KUDOS - Meet our recent donors. CARA appreciates all of your help!  We can't thank the businesses and individuals enough who continue to support our cause. 

HAPPY TAILS - Read successful adoption stories and get an update on how our former furbabies are doing in their new fur-ever homes!  If you are interested in adopting please come by the shelter and see our precious ones waiting to find forever homes.

ADOPT-A-LEASH If you are not able to have a pet of your own right now, please review this alternative program at our shelter.  You can still make a difference in the life of a homeless animal.  Click here for more details on our Adopt-A-Leash program.

Be part of the solution for no more homeless animals by having your pet spayed or neutered.