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Some things are worth waiting for!

Some things are worth waiting for!

April 18, 2016

A shy, frightened black and rust Brindle Terrier/Pit Mix came to CHS as a stray from Jackson County Animal Shelter in June of 2014. She was named Angelina for her pretty markings which seemed to fit her very well. Staff and volunteers fell in love with her and she quickly became a favorite who warmed […]

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2017 Calendar Contest Winner

2017 Calendar Contest Winner

March 4, 2016

The winner is Stella Ratcliff! Congratulations! Thank you to all the participants! Every penny raised goes to help care for the animals at Cascades Humane Society! Here’s your 2017 calendar lineup: Here’s how the final votes shaped up. Stella Ratcliff 1,668 Cricket 631 Ebony Ambs 625 Ruby Olive Goldsmith 548 Sadie VanEpps 521 Tamara Cassens […]

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Paws & Claws: American 1 Credit Union raises $4,000 for Cascades Humane Society

February 16, 2016

By Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com JACKSON, MI — American 1 Credit Union raised $4,000 for the Cascades Humane Society through its Saturday, Feb. 13 Paws & Claws Expo event. In addition to the $4,000, some of the hundreds in attendance at the American 1 Events Center donated food, toys, kitty litter and much more, according […]

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Overlooked for 330 days…

Overlooked for 330 days…

January 25, 2016

Pitbull. Black. High energy. Just one of these is enough for potential adopters to pass by a dog’s cage. Boomer was all three. Adopters saw a pit bull, a breed that is unjustly feared. They saw a black dog, and black animals have a higher rate of being passed up for adoption because there are […]

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CHS to the rescue!

CHS to the rescue!

January 25, 2016

In December of 2015, Detroit Animal Control (the government run shelter tasked primarily with getting stray dogs off the streets of Detroit) hired a new Director, Melissa Miller. The past Director had been accused of mismanagement and neglect, and unfortunately, the DAC had been known for having a very high-kill rate and unsanitary conditions. Director […]

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