Cat hoarding case in Tabor City leaves rural shelter in need of help from the community

Shelter cat

The rescue of cats from a hoarding case in Tabor City, North Carolina has left a rural shelter in need of help from the community. In addition to the MANY cats currently in their care, Columbus County Animal Shelter in … please continue reading

Mother cat at NC shelter steps up to nurse orphaned puppies

This is your feel-good story for the weekend. A mother cat at a North Carolina shelter is credited with caring for a litter of newborn puppies. The sweet mama cat pictured above is currently in the care of Columbus County … please continue reading

Kindergarten students show off their artwork for shelter outreach and education project

Artwork by Students

Thanks to a creative teacher from a North Carolina school, very young students are learning about pet ownership while simultaneously having a good time. The kindergarten students of the Columbus Charter School have completed the annual art project for the … please continue reading

Columbus Humane Society in NC donates washer and dryer set to local animal shelter

It’s important for local animal shelters and humane societies to work together to provide care for the animals in their respective facilities. That’s what happened recently in Columbus County, North Carolina, and while not necessarily a “newsworthy” story, it shows … please continue reading

Columbus County Animal Shelter receives $1,000 Maddie’s Fund grant

Cute rescue cat

This is a positive story about how an animal shelter can go from being one of the worst in North Carolina to one doing their best to provide for the comfort of the cats in their care. Programs and grants … please continue reading