Kitkat and Snowflake

Diana Riddle loves her adopted kittens so much, rescued them, and they rescued a piece of my heart that was empty.      

Little Carmichael

Little Carmichael, affectionately called “Mikey”, is the latest addition to Dana and Nipper’s family of four-legged adoptees. Carmichael is named after Dottie Carmichael Weaver, CCAW’s founder. James and Nan Anderson found him as a tiny abandoned kitten in the road near their home in Bicknell. They bottle-fed him and cared for him until he was […]

Luna, Chance, and Kaylee

Luna, Chance, and Kaylee were strays in the Torrey Area. In each case flyers were posted, we asked neighbors and friends if they recognized any of these cats and no one did. Our children call us the Torrey cat nappers because for three years in a row, we had an opportunity to add to our […]

Millie a Rescue Story

silhouette of a dog with sunset

  Millie the dog was found starving and in need of medical care on a rural country road. CCAW members gave her a forever home, and she has plumped up quite nicely. Bonkers the cat was rescued from a car accident as a tiny kitten. He defies his name and is a very mellow cat. […]

Tripod and Moses

Tripod This cat appeared in the back yard one day with a hind leg that was nothing but a bloody stump with bones sticking out. Several years later, he is healthy and happy, and has found the perfect prop for that stump in a flower pot. He lives with Jen Howe, a CCAW board member. […]

Here’s Where We’ve Used Your Donations

Dog and Cat Cuddle

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Big Thanks From Grateful Animals

Cats looking out window

[flat_button text=”Donate” title=”Donate” url=”https://ioby.org/project/give-me-shelter” padding=”10px 20px” bg_color=”#DB5800″ border_color=”#DB5800″ border_width=”1px” text_color=”#ffffff” text_size=”14px” align=”center” target=”_self”]   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, […]

Homeless Pets Are Counting On You

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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 County’s homeless dogs and cats. […]

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 Foundation provided a $5,000 grant. […]