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Columbia County Humane Society
N7768 Industrial Road
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-3666
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Donate a 
 Bed
Our dogs love to sleep on Kuranda Dog beds, but we don't have enough for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale price for another dog to sleep in comfort, please click here.

2014 Pet Insurance Reviews

Pet of the Week!

JASPER!
Please help Jasper - he has been with us since May! This four-month-old kitten is literally growing up in our shelter! He had the misfortune of coming to us when we had lots of kittens and he was not adopted right away. As you can imagine, it is hard for him now to compete with all the new, smaller kittens that are coming in. He is still a little guy and just needs someone to give him a chance. Although on the shy side when he came to us, Jasper is a different kitten now! He loves people, he loves other cats and he really loves to play. When he tires himself out, he looks for a lap to curl up in. He would make a great pet for some lucky family. Would that be you? His adoption fee has been partially sponsored and will be reduced to $45 with an approved application.Click here for more info...

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When you visit the link below before clicking over to Amazon, our organization will earn a portion of every purchase made! How simple is that! Please support CCHS and shop at Amazon.com using the Fundinco.org link.

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Supplies Needed ASAP!

Looking to donate items to CCHS? We really need:
Laundry Detergent (High Efficiency for front loading machines),
garbage bags, dish soap, bleach,
and Clay Cat Litter (non-scoopable).
Click here for complete list of needed items.

The March 2014 Watchdog!

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CCHS is striving to be proactive in its attempt to place homeless cats in forever homes. We constantly find ourselves full to the maximum with cats. So the Executive Director Susan and the Board of Directors met and talked about solutions to try to fix our problem with the over abundance of homeless cats in our shelter. We have found that having the NO FEE Cat Adoptathons have significantly reduced our cat numbers at CCHS and we have been able to place our cats in record time. We realized that we needed a long term solution to the problem we face here. CCHS has decided to permanently lower our Cat Adoptions Fees to the lowest amount possible. We realize that the fee we are getting will not come close to covering the expenses of getting the cats ready for adoption but we are hoping our donations and having small fundraisers for that purpose will offset the amount needed to ready them for adoption.
Here are the new Permanent CCHS Cat Adoption Fees:

Young Adult Cats 6mos to 1 year : $40 Old fee : $50
Cats Over 1 year: $10 Old Fee: $50
Cats 6 years and older: NO FEE Old Fee $50
Kitten Fees will remain the same as always: $80

Our cats will always be spayed and neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and dewormed before adoption. That will not change even with the lower fees. We are hoping these new fees will keep a constant flow of adopters coming through our doors and make CCHS the hotspot for adoption!


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