Fall is here! As much as we try to ignore it there is no denying that fall is officially here and long gone are the warm balmy days of the lovely Chicago summer. Instead of seeing a distinct array of vibrant green leaves on trees we are now seeing a diverse and rich variety of brown, yellow and orange leaves as we are now in the fall season with the promise of the winter season steadily approaching. If you have been considering adding an adorably cute furry friend to your home there is no better time than the present to adopt as animal shelters throughout Chicagoland are hosting a number of adoption events for homeless animals that are so deserving of forever and foster homes.
PAWS Chicago, located at 1997 N. Clybourn Ave, is Chicago’s largest no-kill animal humane organization that has hundreds of adorable pets that are available for adoption and on November 14, 2014, PAWS Chicago is having their 13th annual exciting Fur Ball adoption event at the exquisite Drake Hotel located at 140 East Walton Place in Chicago. This is a thrilling and entertaining event that you do not want to miss!
The Animal Care League, located in historic Oak Park is hosting appealing and adorable adoption events that everyone should attend. Located at 1011 Garfield St in Oak Park, the Animal Care League is a non-profit organization that has cats, dogs, rabbits, birds and other small animals that are available for adoption and fostering. On December 5th and 6th, the Animal Care League is having their 29th annual fundraising event, the Holiday Bazaar, which includes pictures with Santa, gifts, jewelry, food, guest artists and so much more. For more information about this wonderful event please visit the Animal Care League’s website and click on the event link.
Last but not least, known as the greenest shelter in Chicago, Harmony House for Cats, located at 2914 North Elston Avenue, is Chicago’s featured eco-friendly, cageless no-kill animal shelter for cats that has cuteness written all over it. If you are a true feline lover, Harmony House for Cats is definitely the shelter for you to visit this season! Saturday, November 15th, Harmony House for Cats is having their warm and exciting Holiday Fest event boasting hand crafted jewelry, homemade sweets and baked goods, signature Harmony House sweatshirts and t-shirts and of course Thanksgiving and Christmas decor. Also on November 24th, Harmony House for Cats is hosting a charity event that is an enjoyable night of comedy and storytelling called the Cat Diaries, which will be taking place at the Haymarket Pub and Brewery located at 737 W. Randolph Street in Chicago. This thrilling and exciting must see charity event features storytelling, live music and games for everyone to enjoy.
Having a pet in your life is one of the greatest blessings in the world and regardless of the season, homeless animals still need to be adopted, loved and protected. Even though the hot days of summer are gone, animal shelters are hosting fabulous adoption and charity events to help make fall and winter just as warm and happy so please consider adopting a pet today.