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!


CARA's 9th Annual Dog Days of Summer was held Saturday, August 20th, 2016, at Pelahatchie Park at the Reservoir.  Sponsored for the 5th year in a row by the Petco Foundation. CARA supporters enjoyed a Pet Parade & contests, awesome food, live music, kid's carnival, arts and crafts, silent auction, blessing of the pets and more. Check out our FB photo album.