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Name: Flip
Breed: Domestic Shorthair mix
Sex: Male
Color: Black/White
Age: 9 years
Size: Large
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Upcoming Events

SmartCard Fundraiser

Ongoing

Are you a cat or dog person? Show your love for the animals of Humane Society Calumet Area with your SmartCard purchase! When you buy a SmartCard, you will receive a credit card-sized discount card with 12 offers that can be redeemed once a day, every day, an additional 13 one-time use offers, and a one month free membership to SmartCard's website. 50% of the proceeds benefit the animals of HSCA!

Buy now at www.smartcardsavings.com/hsca.

Mum Sale

Orders due September 10 | Order pick-up September 16-17
Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind. or Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 570 N 450 E, Valparaiso, Ind.

Mum orders are being accepted now! Each hardy mum costs $10 and comes in a 9-inch pot. Colors available include red, yellow, white, purple, and rust. Mums are provided by Bultema Farms. Proceeds benefit the animals of HSCA.

Click here to download an order form. For more information, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org.

Spay the Stray 5K Run/Walk

September 10 | 9 a.m. race start
Eisenhower Center, 2550 178th St, Lansing, Ill.

It's time to lace up your sneakers for the sixth annual Spay the Stray 5K Run/Walk. Hosted by HSCA and Lan-Oak Park District, the run/walk raises funds for spay and neuter surgeries performed at HSCA's Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic. New this year, runners and walkers are welcome to bring leashed dogs to join in the fun!

To register and learn more, visit www.hscalumet.org/spaythestray.asp.

Fall Book Sale

September 14-17 | presale 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday; sale 1-4 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.

Book lovers can browse thousands of adult and youth books, CDs and DVDs at our tri-annual sale. Shoppers can have the first chance to buy during the presale on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon for a $5 donation. On Saturday, shoppers can purchase a bag of books for just $5. Donations of books, CDs, and DVDs are appreciated.

For more information, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org.

Junior Lifesaver Member Event

September 17 | noon-2 p.m.
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave, Munster, Ind.

Join HSCA for our first Junior Lifesavers members-only event featuring a craft, a humane education lesson, and more! Junior Lifesavers are invited to join HSCA's staff and volunteers for a special day at the shelter where they can learn more about caring for the animals of HSCA.

Junior Lifesaver membership is required, and parents can sign up their children athscalumet.org/jrlifesaver.asp (it's free to register!). RSVP by September 12 for the event by contacting Alyssa Leeson at 219.922.3811, ext. 208 or aleeson@hscalumet.org.

Foster Boot Camp

September 24 | noon-2 p.m.
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave, Munster, Ind.

Are you searching for unconditional love and fulfillment? Do you want to help the community? Do you love animals and want to help orphaned puppies and kitties find forever, loving homes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are the perfect candidate for HSCA's foster program!

Join us for an information session that will help you learn how to care for orphaned puppies and kitties too young to live in the shelter, dogs and cats in need of socialization, and dogs and cats with medical issues who need a safe, loving environment and extra special care.

Click here to learn more about the program and complete a foster application. To sign up for the boot camp, contact Alyssa Leeson at 219.922.3811 ext. 208 or aleeson@hscalumet.org.

Barktoberfest

October 1 | noon-4 p.m.
New Oberpfalz Brewing lawn, 121 E Main St, Griffith, Ind.

New Oberpfalz, Grindhouse Cafe, and Humane Society Calumet Area proudly announce their inaugural Barktoberfest! Barktoberfest will kick off with a mutt strut where pets can go trick-or-treating in downtown Griffith and collect treats, coupons and more from local businesses. After the mutt strut, all pets are welcome to participate in a Halloween-themed costume contest back at New Oberpfalz, plus enjoy contests, games, snacks, vendors and more.

For more information, visit www.hscalumet.org/barktoberfest.asp.

National Feral Cat Day - Feral Cat Shelter Workshop

October 16 | noon-2 p.m.
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave, Munster, Ind.

In honor of National Feral Cat Day, HSCA will host a free event where participants can construct a feral cat shelter. HSCA staff members will provide instructions on how to build a feral cat shelter, as well as information about feral cats and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

Attendees can bring their own supplies and create a feral cat shelter to take home. HSCA also will have supplies on hand, donated by Paula and Home Depot in Schererville, Ind. Attendees can use these supplies to create and donate a shelter to be distributed to HSCA's feral cat caretaker partners. Supplies needed include an 18-gallon Rubbermaid tote, a Styrofoam cooler, straw (not hay), duct tape and a utility knife.

Instructions can be downloaded at www.hscalumet.org/App_downloads/catshelter.pdf.

Supplies are limited and so attendees are encouraged to register by emailing HSCA at info@hscalumet.org.

Pancake Breakfast

November 5 | 8 a.m.-noon
St. James, 9640 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.

HSCA hosts an all-you-can eat pancake breakfast with a toppings bar, breakfast sides, drinks, and more.

For more information, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org.

Girls Night Out

November 17 | 5-8 p.m.
Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.

HSCA's Paws Resale Shoppe will stay open late for an evening of shopping and pampering.

For more information, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org.

Black Friday Adoption Extravaganza

November 25-27 | noon-5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave, Munster, Ind.

We are once again extending our popular Black Friday Adoption Event to three days! Each day, adoption fees will be waived for animals with black markings (a black nose, a black nail, and even black pupils qualify). A qualifying application is required. Other exclusions and additional fees may apply.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

Photos with Santa & Holiday Bake Sale

December 16-17 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.

Santa Claus is once again making a special stop at Paws Resale Shoppe to meet with all of the good little boys, girls, and pets! In addition, a variety of treats (some for people and some for pets) will be available for sale during HSCA's annual holiday bake sale. Photos with Santa are $6 each, and the price of bake sale items vary. Bake sale donations are appreciated and will be accepted beginning December 15 at the shop.

For more information, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org.

Christmas for the Animals

December 20 | 4:30 p.m.
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave, Munster, Ind.

Join our adoption center staff and volunteers as we celebrate Christmas with our adoptable pets! The public is invited to help us distribute toys, treats, and blankets to the cats, dogs, and little critters. Donations of toys, treats, blankets, or other bedding are appreciated and can be dropped off in advance at the adoption center.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

For more information about special events, contact Mari Angotti at 219.513.8911 or mangotti@hscalumet.org. For additional information about adoption events, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811. If you would like to volunteer for events, please contact Alyssa Leeson at 219.922.3811, ext. 2018 or aleeson@hscalumet.org.

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