Pinot’s Story: from Scaredy Cat to Snuggly Cat
Pinot was surrendered to Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) on August 10, 2020. Her owner was hospitalized and would not be able to come home and care for her. Can you imagine having a comfortable life, and then all of a sudden being thrown into a completely foreign environment?
Happy Tail: Kara and Her Labor of Love
Kara was a pregnant homeless mama dog and was picked up as a stray in rural Kentucky. Read about how A.R.F. volunteer Carol helped her give birth by emergency C-section.
Annabelle’s Story: Two Broken Legs to Couch Potato
Annabelle had a rough start in life – she was found with two broken legs on the side of the road in Chicago, and brought to Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC). However, the volunteers at CACC knew Annabelle was in rough shape and might not make it if she was left alone overnight. Learn how she overcame the odds.
Nesby’s Story: Spunky Pirate Cat
Nesby was found as a stray four-week old kitten in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago with a terrible eye infection. Learn more about how A.R.F. nursed her back to heath and where she is today.
Pupdate! Malibu: “We Absolutely Adore Her”
Malibu, now Minnie, was adopted in early February by her new forever mom, Ali. Ali shared the following kind words with us: It’s been 4 months since my fiancé and I adopted Malibu, now known as Minnie. I’m happy to report that she is thriving in her new home! We absolutely adore her and feel […]
Colby, a Life-Changing Pup
We received the following message from David saying how much his adoption of Colby (now Levy) has changed his life. These sorts of stories warm our hearts and are the reason we put some much love into our work. We love hearing updates from our adopters! If you would like to share your story, please […]
Featured Pet: Vila
UPDATE 2/28/20: After more than a year of being available, Vila (now Violet) finally found her forever home! Happy tails all around. Vila, oh Vila. We don’t know why Vila is still with us – she is a sweet girl who loves car rides and running and jumping. She gets anxious at events, so she […]
Featured Pet: Bernie
Update 4/13/19: BERNIE HAS LEFT THE BUILDING! He was adopted by a loving family. Bernie is a fine feline who likes to walk on a leash. He is a male ginger tabby who is a current resident of the Wheaton PetSmart Adoption Center. He keeps getting passed over for younger cats and kittens, but he […]