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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Keeping Up with Magic 

We've created a special web page for everyone to keep up with Magic. Click here.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

One Of The Worst Cases Of Animal Neglect 

Tonight a dog is fighting for his life. In what is described as one of the worst animal neglect/cruelty cases seen by animal welfare experts at the Asheville Humane Society, a black, standard poodle of undetermined age is fending off maggots among other parasites in his emaciated body that is completely matted.

Given his circumstances, we named him Magic.

Read more.







(Left) Magic before being shaved down.
(Above) Magic's front feet



Thursday & Friday, June 1 & 2, 2012

This Friday and Saturday

$5 Feline Event is Here!

Adopt a Cat or Kitten for $5 at Asheville Humane Society June 1 & 2

Asheville, NC - Our $5 Feline event is here! With an overwhelming number of cats and kittens showing up on our doorstep each and every day, Asheville Humane Society is lowering its adoption fees June 1-2.  Adopt a kitten or cat for $5, this weekend only.

Asheville Humane Society is open from 12-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. -6 p.m. on Saturday for this special event. We are located just past the Farmers Market on Brevard Road at 14 Forever Friend Lane.

With nearly 75 cats and kittens available in a variety of colors and personalities, there is a furry friend for everyone. Every cat and kitten will already have received spay/neuter surgery, all vaccinations, flea and heartworm prevention treatment. Microchipping and registration fees are also included. Asheville Humane Society will even throw in a 5-lb. bag of food so you don't have to stop at the store on your way home!

Take a peek at some of the cuties we will have available this weekend.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Multi-Agency Effort in Buncombe County Results in Rescue of 19 Cats and Kittens

Asheville, NC -Asheville Humane Society, the Buncombe County Health and Human Services and the Animal Control Division of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office combined professional services today to rescue 19 cats and kittens from a county residence. Read more.



Read article from Asheville Citizen-Times regarding cat rescue.

A few-day old kitten is given a medical check-up. 19 cats and kittens were rescued from a Buncombe County residence Thursday morning. Asheville Humane Society, the Buncombe County Department of Health and Human Services and the Animal Control Division of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office worked together to obtain and care for the animals. 3/1/12 - Erin Brethauer (ebrethau@citizen-times.com) Photo courtesy of Asheville Citizen-Times