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CHARLESTON ANIMAL SOCIETY CLOSED FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30 FOR HURRICANE IAN

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In preparation for Hurricane Ian, Charleston Animal Society will be closing early Thursday, September 29th at 2:00 PM and closed to the public Friday, September 30th. Regular hours are expected to resume pending the length and severity of the storm. Please see our website and social media to stay up to date on our response to the storm.

CHARLESTON ANIMAL SOCIETY LEADS SOUTH CAROLINA’S RESPONSE TO HURRICANE IAN

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Charleston Animal Society rescued 80 cats and kittens from the Humane Society of Naples, Florida and Collier County Domestic Animal Services, Florida and is in touch with other Florida shelters via the Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations for pre and post-landfall response and recovery efforts. The cats and kittens were already available for adoption at their shelter(s) before being evacuated.

#CHSWalksTheDog: Palmetto Brewery

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In honor of Rescue Brew and all the good this fundraiser accomplishes, we decided to pay a visit to Palmetto Brewing Company at 289 Huger Street in Downtown Charleston to show some thanks to the amazing people who have helped to make the Rescue Brew Beer project a reality for the last three years. And what better way to celebrate the closing of Rescue Brew voting, than to bring in some very special rescues to the brewery!

Rescue Brew 2022 Finalists Announced

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Thank you for helping save lives across our state by taking part in the 2022 Rescue Brew Beer Contest! This year, we had a record number of 709 entrants who raised a total of $81,699 for Charleston Animal Society’s No Kill South Carolina initiative. Last night at 9:00 PM, the voting phase closed, and the public chose three cats and three dogs as the finalists in the running for Spokescat and Spokesdog respectively.

CHIHUAHUA PUPPY RESCUED AFTER BEING LEFT TO DIE IN PLASTIC BIN IN NORTH CHARLESTON

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The Charleston Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after a chihuahua puppy named "Billie" was found left bleeding with a broken jaw and eye socket, in a plastic storage bin in the Midland Park area of North Charleston. Children who saw the puppy in the bin on a neighborhood walking path, told their mother who then contacted authorities.

SOUTH CAROLINA SHELTERS DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY

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The lives of hundreds of animals in shelters across South Carolina are at stake, as homeless animals have been pouring into shelters for weeks.To solve this crisis in SC, shelters throughout the state have reduced or waived adoption fees, offered special promotions, and created special incentives to make adoptions more accessible and affordable to the public. Statewide animal welfare organizations, such as South Carolina Animal Care and Control Association (SCACCA), No Kill South Carolina and South Carolina Animal Legislative Coalition, are working together to encourage current pet owners and new ones to make room for one more.

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