About Us

CARA is...

  • Operated by volunteers & part-time employees
  • Supported by private donations from individuals, businesses, & fund raising events
  • Receives no funds from the city, county, state or federal government
  • Recognized as an accredited charity by the Better Business Bureau


The Primary Goals of CARA are...

  • To place our adoptable animals into loving, caring homes
  • Support spay/neuter programs and ensure that all animals in our care are spayed and neutered prior to adoption.
  • Promote responsible pet ownership
  • Teach communities the proper care & treatment of all pets & why spay/neuter is important

 

SHELTER HOURS:

Mon. - Tues. & Fri.- Sat. (12 pm - 5 pm)

Wed., Thurs. & Sun. Afternoons (By Appt.)

Address : 960 N. Flag Chapel Rd., Jackson, MS 39209

Map and Directions to CARA

Mailing address : P. O. Box 231, Clinton, MS 39060

Phone: (601) 922-7575

Contact Us Online Form

CARA STAFF:
Janet Madden, Shelter Director
Hollie McClelland, Assistant Shelter Director
Peggy Harrell, Cat Manager
Sharon Sowell, Office Manager

The 2015 Board of Directors:
Valerie Hicks, Chairman
Lea Ann Craig, Vice Chair
Ann Somers, Secretary
Bertha Gordon, Treasurer
Janet Madden, Shelter Director
Denise Cantrell , Executive Director
Board Members:
Laura Lillard
Cristy Bullock
Marita Smith
Liz Kepner
Rick Terry
Karen Goodman
John Holloway
Dj Clark

Link to our financial statements -- CARA_FIN_2013.pdf

Link to CARA 2013 990 Form

Link to our BBB Annual Report for CARA 2014 -- BBB_Annual_CARA_2014

View our Privacy Policy

CARA Puppy

Pet of the Week

Cat of the Week

Lola is a female silver tabby who is 1.5 years old. Being a little shy, Lola is probably best suited for a single cat household. Her favorite activity is playing with her toys. If you are interested in adopting Lola, please click on the link below.

 Dog of the Week

Whitney is a female Lab mix who is about 2.5 months old. She and her siblings are having a ball with all their toys at the shelter. If you are interested in adopting Whitney, please click on the link below.

Contact Us Online Form
601-922-7575
960 N. Flag Chapel Rd., Jackson, MS 39209

Shelter Hours:
Mon.- Tues., Fri.- Sat.(12 pm - 5 pm):
Wed., Thurs., Sun. Afternoons (By Appt.):
Map and directions:

Pet of the Week: Fridays at 12:30 WLBT-TV3:

CARA SAVING LIVES SINCE 2001 T-shirt
CARA - SAVING LIVES SINCE 2001 T-shirts are available online now for a $25 donation (includes shipping and handling).

 


 

http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/car_tag_program/

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.