Lovely Lily: the Cat with the Frostbitten Ears

There are still many folks that still believe just because an animal has a ‘fur coat’ that it will fare just fine in any cold weather. This is so not true. The most vulnerable parts of a cat or dog’s anatomy are their paws, especially the toes and pads, their tails, and

2018 Calendar Photo Contest

Does your pet have what it takes to be a model? The model search for the 2018 Cascades Humane Society calendar has begun! Freeland Photography will be scheduling photo sessions for Friday, February 24, Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 to capture the perfect photo of your pet(s)! Our annual calendar contest is a

Franklin – The War Dog

Just imagine. You find yourself in war-torn Afghanistan, where just surviving the day is a struggle for all inhabitants, both human and animal. You’re down to the basics here. Is your family safe? Where is your next meal or clean water coming from? What now? Into this bleak scenario comes a sweet

What happens to our pets when we die?

We don’t like to think about these things, do we? So, very often, we simply don’t. We leave to chance the fate of the animals that we have loved and that have loved us so well. We say “My family members or friends will take care of them.” Really? Are you so

A Real, Live Fairy Tail

Once upon a time there was a very sweet—but very lost and confused–dog named James. It was clear right from the beginning that this dog was special. Some dogs just radiate that little, extra something that is hard to describe. It’s an undefinable heart thing. James was one of those dogs.  He just tugged

Unleash Your Heart Gala 2016 – Wrap Up

On Saturday September 10, 2016 nearly 200 people gathered, dressed to the nine’s, at the Country Club of Jackson. They were there to have a good time, but it was so much more! They were celebrating the wonderful work that Cascades Humane Society does each year for the abandoned pets and pet-loving