Welcome to CARA!
Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc. (CARA) is a True No-Kill
organization that cares for an average of 300 dogs & 120 cats.
Read more about us.
9 Lives for $9 CAT ADOPTION Event -- We're joining Best Friends Animal Society to celebrate those with 9 lives! For 9 days in June (June 21-30), you can adopt any of our cats ages 9 months and older for just $9 (instead of the usual $75 adoption fee). All cats are spayed/neutered and vaccinated. Please complete the online cat application by clicking here before coming to the shelter to select your special one. Join us for Open House at the cattery on Saturday, June 22, from 1:00 to 4:00. Light refreshments will be served and tours of the cattery will be offered.
Next Big Event July 15, 2013 -- Please join us for an evening of murder, mayhem, and the mob at Olga’s Fine Dining. We will journey back to the 1920’s “Great Gatsby” era. Please dress to impress as there will be prizes for Best Female and Best Male Costumes. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the mystery starts at 6:30 p.m. The murderer will be revealed at 8:30 p.m. Food will be provided by Olga’s Fine Dining and Crazy Cat Bakers. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. Silent Auction runs from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from all Cathead Vodka cocktails go to CARA. Must be 21 and older to attend. For more information, please contact Candice at 601-953-3692 or for credit card sales, call Nancy at 601-497-0375.
THANKS GREAT SCOTT -- "Putting on the Dog" was a huge success. We had so much fun! Thanks so much to all of our participants and especially The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen, Campbell's Bakery, Julep and our Silent Auction Donors. Check out our Facebook album from the event by clicking here.
WE WON THE STATE FARM NEIGHBORHOOD ASSIST CONTEST!! -- Out of 200 contestants CARA/BREE's Bark Park placed #9 and we won $25,000!! CARA would like to thank all of those who voted for BREE'S BARK PARK over the past few weeks. We can't thank you enough for your participation! We believe the dog park is going to make an incredible impact in the lives of our shelter dogs and also our community! Check out our Facebook photo album from May 5, 2013, when State Farm presented us with the check!
Want to Volunteer at CARA? Click here.
CARA is honored to have been voted "Best Non-Profit Organization" by our community in the Best of Jackson 2013 Awards. Thanks for voting for our organization. We appreciate your support so much.
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. Pictured is Shelby being adopted and on her way to her forever home!
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. Pictured is Ashley and her Adopt A Leash pet, Goldie. Click here for more details on our Adopt-A-Leash program.
Patron of the Pets
Your monthly donation gives us funds we can count on each month to keep food in bowls and litter in boxes!
- $15 a month will feed an animal for one week
- $25 a month will vaccinate three animals a month
- $40 a month will spay or neuter an animal
- $55 a month will help save the life of a heartworm positive
- dog or feed a nursing mama and her babies.
Pet of the Week
Ashley, Wynonna, and Naomi are female Siamese mixes who are about 11 weeks old. Having been raised by a foster mom, they are all very sweet. Each has a yellow tip on her tail.
This program has provided funds for over 60 animal organizations around the state of Mississippi, primarily with their spay/neuter efforts. By promoting this fund, we are helping animals all over our state. Click here or on the image above.
960 N. Flag Chapel Rd., Jackson, MS 39209
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Pet of the Week: Fridays at 12:30 WLBT-TV3: