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Columbia County Humane Society
N7768 Industrial Road
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-3666
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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!

NATALIE!
Please help Natalie! She has been with us since February 27! Itís not fair that she gets passed by just because she is a little scared. Natalie is an incredibly beautiful cat who was abandoned by her owner and then brought to our shelter. She is only one year old and looks very exotic. She is absolutely gorgeous! Natalie was very scared when she first arrived at our shelter but has really come around. She is still shy at first and can be timid in new surroundings. Once she gets to know you, she is affectionate and will quietly curl up on your lap and seek out attention. She needs a home that will be patient with her and be willing to give her a chance to warm up. Lots of TLC and patience will win her over and make her a real sweet friend for some lucky owner. Love works great magic on shyness. We think Natalie would be happiest in a quiet house, but she does get along with other cats. Donít overlook her - she is going to make someone a great companion. Her adoption fee has been fully sponsored and will be waived with an approved application.Click here for more info...

The March 2014 Watchdog!

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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).
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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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