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!

Fall for a Feline - Cat Adoption Special at CARA -- The cattery is at cat-pacity so we are reducing adoption fees.  From September 28th to October 12th, Kitten adoption fees will be reduced to $45 and Adult cat fees will be reduced to $25.  We have over 140 cats and kittens waiting for the purr-fect adopter to scoop them up. Application approval required. All kittens and cats will be up to date on age appropriate shots and spay/neuter. Take advantage of this special time to add a feline to your family.  Cattery Hours: Mon.- Tues., Fri.- Sat.(12 pm - 5 pm).

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.