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  • June 10, 2021
    June 10, 2021
    Need a break? (We’re talking to you and your animals.) Did you knowDid you know that CCAW’s new Animal Care Facility will not only be the only animal shelter in the area, but will also offer pet boarding and doggy daycare, and with a discount to residents of Wayne County?...
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  • June 8, 2021
    June 8, 2021
    They’re just so funny, aren’t they? What does your animal friend do that makes you laugh out loud … after you take a deep breath? Does your cat see ghosts mid-belly rub, claws out? Does your dog roll in something stinky, eat something questionable, and proudly jump on your car seat?...
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  • May 18, 2021
    May 18, 2021
    The CCAW animal facility will be opening later in the summer. There has been a lot of work to build it, and we are very excited when it will open! We will let you all know when you will be able to come visit it, board a pet, or even...
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  • April 5th, 2021
    April 5th, 2021
    The Color Country Animal Welfare shelter will be opening this summer, which will be a wonderful thing for many animals. Adoptions, rescues, and day care for dogs and cats will be available. Stay tuned for more info as we get closer to the opening day! The CCAW website is also being updated,...
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  • March 2, 2021 - Thank You
    March 2, 2021 – Thank You
    Thank You for Helping Us! March 2, 2021 Thank you so much to everyone who donated to our ioby campaign fundraiser. You helped us reach our goal to fund the new animal shelter facility! The facility will be opening this summer, and we are so thrilled about it. From the...
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  • Dog and Cat Cuddle
    January 26, 2021 Our Journey
    Who ever said, “Life is a journey,” really had it right. Ruff and I met you in November from this very spot. We appealed to your generous spirit to help us help others…those dogs and cats who are lost, abandoned, living hard…in situations much different than ours. You came through...
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  • Cats looking out window
    January 19, 2021 Inspiration
    From inside CCAW’s partially completed shelter, the view is inspiring! We imagine a fast-approaching day when dogs frisk about the outdoor play areas and cats lounge on the window ledges. Equally inspiring is the never-ceasing generosity of donors like you. Last week, your contributions far exceeded the $1,000 matching grant we...
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  • January 12, 2021 Homeless Pets Are Counting On You
    January 12, 2021 Homeless Pets Are Counting On You
    Hello Friends, My friends call me Xan. I am really good friends with Ruff and Reddy. They asked me to pass along some important information about CCAW’s fund-raising efforts. I’m a pretty chatty catty, but today I’ll be purr-cise and just list the facts. This on-line campaign began in November,...
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  • December 30, 2020 - It's just around the corner...
    December 30, 2020 – It’s just around the corner…
    A new day A new year A new shelter A new life. Thank you so much for your enthusiastic support. Your donations say loud and clear, “This matters to me.” We’re all working together, digging into our pockets to make Dottie’s dream come true—a forever home for all of Wayne...
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  • December 22, 2020 - Tail Waggin' Month
    December 22, 2020 – Tail Waggin’ Month
    It’s been a tail waggin’ month for Wayne County dogs and cats! Since November, when Ruff and Reddy kicked off our fundraising campaign… The walls of our shelter rose from the ground. We now have a roof over our heads. Doors and windows are on the way. The Cross Charitable...
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  • Building CCAW
    December 08, 2020 – Give Now
    Dear CCAW Friends, Let’s raise our paws in celebration of our first week of funding efforts! Thanks to you, we received $4,395 towards our goal of $34,000. You continue to provide the support that is so important for the welfare of cats and dogs in need. They thank you from...
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  • December 01, 2020 - It's #Giving Tuesday!
    December 01, 2020 – It’s #Giving Tuesday!
    What we’re grateful for… ·      A loving hand, ·      A warm bed, ·      A regular meal, ·      A patient countenance, ·      A kind word, ·      A forever home, ·      And hope for a better tomorrow for all creatures. Make a lifesaving gift now to the animals to help us reach the final creation of our local shelter for homeless...
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  • August 2020 - How Will You Change Their World Today?
    August 2020 – How Will You Change Their World Today?
    Today is a great day to give! When you donate to Color Country Animal Welfare, you’re acknowledging the special bond you share with your own sweet pets. Very importantly, you’re also helping other cats and dogs find forever homes of their own. Please help change their world today and donate...
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  • June 2020 - Foster Parents Needed
    June 2020 – Foster Parents Needed
      CCAW Desperately Needs Your Help. BE A FOSTER PARENT. SAVE A FURRY LITTLE LIFE! CCAW is in desperate need of temporary foster caretakers. Until our shelter is up and running, every call we get or dog or cat brought to our front doors is a potential crisis when our...
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  • May 2020 - How You Can Help Orphaned Kittens
    May 2020 – How You Can Help Orphaned Kittens
    Spring is kitten season. Unspayed cats often have litters that are unwanted and unexpected. Stray and feral cats are experts at finding out-of-the-way places to give birth and raise their young. What can you do if you find a litter of kittens? For starters, it depends on how and where...
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