Cat- or Dog-Adoption Fee at The Anti Cruelty Society (51% Off)

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  • $32 for a cat-adoption fee ($65 value)
  • $47 for a dog-adoption fee ($95 value)

The Anti Cruelty Society

In the late 1890s, Chicago bubbled with progressive humanitarian reforms spurred on by an economic depression, streets stinking with raw sewage, and rising social unrest. Emboldened by their growing suffrage movement in the 1850s, women were at the forefront of change, and one group of women in particular extended their focus to those that could not defend themselves: the city’s 50,000 workhorses, many of which were old and sick, as well as the homeless dogs and cats filling the alleys and running underfoot. These women brought their concerns to two prominent residents and shortly thereafter founded The Anti-Cruelty Society with Mrs. Theodore Thomas as its first president.

In the 115 years that followed, The Anti-Cruelty Society remained a staple of animal-welfare aid, expanding its means and reach in pursuit of its original mission. It cared for US Army horses during World War I, provided refuge for thousands of abandoned dogs, and fought to prevent cruelty to animals across the city. Today, volunteers find homes for more than 5,000 cats and dogs every year, with an open door for animals in need 365 days a year. They provide medical treatment for injured animals, investigate reports of abuse and cruelty, and help educate the public about the importance of compassion through community and school programs.

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    157 W Grand Ave

    Chicago, Illinois 60654


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    1101 S

    Canal St.

    Chicago, Illinois 60607

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In a Nutshell

Adopt a feline or canine from an organization that prevents cruelty to animals and provides care for creatures year-round

The Fine Print

Expires Aug 31st, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Cannot be combined with other promotions including the $1 cat special July 11-13. Only for animals 5 months and older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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