Recovered from neglect & malnutrition
Enjoys being with people!
*One Year Resdient*
Male tabby, 2yrs old
but a kitten at heart!
*ONE YEAR RESIDENT*
communicative, loving, gentle
About 16months old.
It is evident that Lyla has had a hard life. She was abandoned on the doorstep of the shelter and it was quickly discovered that she only has three legs. She is missing most of her right, rear leg but she doesn't let her disability stop her. She is sweet, intelligent, and would make an excellent lap cat. She wants to be pampered and spoiled and in return she will give you a lifetime of love and happiness. Lyla's disability makes her special needs. She may need help getting up and down stairs and getting on and off of furniture but this is nothing when you see the love and wonderful companionship she has to offer you! She has been spayed, front declawed, vaccinated, and is likely around 4 years old. If you are interested in Lyla or have questions, you can meet her at the shelter or email the Feline Program Manager at email@example.com. -Written by Regan Wellman, one of our trusted feline caregivers
be in a one-dog family
Solid white male
About 8 years old
and very outgoing
Male 1 year old,
Soft and social orange tabby,
Loves to play with everyone!
Female 2yrs old,
Small and sensitive,
Very sweet and curious!
Gentle giant, male
3 years old, laidback
Great lap cat!
Fluffy, adorable, male
about 10 months old
Very curious and playful.
Small male kitten
loves to play with boxes and other kittens,
now about 7months old
Male 8months old
Soft sand colored
Loves to play with everyone!
Please call the shelter today for more information!
*If interested, application must be submitted and there is a minimum 24-hour waiting period.
*All animals 4 mo. or over (sometimes younger when applicable) will automatically be spayed or neutered before they go home.
We occasionally run month-long discounted promotions. To receive promotion/discount information
and upcoming event/fundraiser details, please sign up here
The Humane Society is joining with the high school building trades classes to construct a new shelter. The facility will include space for more animals,
spay/neuter surgery, pet adoption interaction, pet care education programs and other state-of-the art shelter features.
You can participate in this building campaign by buying a brick to honor or memorialize a pet, friend or family member. Bricks can be purchased in three price ranges.Hi! My name is Aiden and I have recently celebrated my one year old birthday. Please...I would like a warm bed while I am waiting for my forever home. The floor here at the shelter is hard and a Kuranda bed would enable me to have a nice comfortable, elevated bed to lie on when I sleep.. Some of my friends already have beds donated, but I don't have one yet. walk paver - $50
inside the wall tile - $80
inside marble/gold letters - $500
*Your purchase includes a replica certificate for framing.*
Please help support the Bartholomew County Humane Society.
Remember a loved pet; honor a life or deed of compassion.
Call 372-6063 for more information or come out to the shelter to pick up an order form.
Your support is greatly appreciated!
Donate a Bed
Please consider donating a Kuranda CAT bed to our animal shelter.
Give the gift of love!
For more information, please click here.
Shelter Wish ListThe BCHS receives no state or federal money and we do not receive funding from national organizations to operate. Donations, grants, fundraisers, memorials, and service fees are our primary sources of income. Without generous members of the community like you, we would not be able to offer the homeless animals of Bartholomew County another chance at love! To help our homeless animals and wonderful cause, click 'Donate' below or consider collecting the listed items for our shelter. No donation is too small!
Iams dog & cat food paper towels cat litter (clay type) dog and cat toys automatic dishwasher soap bleach laundry detergent hand sanitizer heavy duty trash bags (all sizes) garden hose nozzles hand tools (screw drivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.) office supplies (file folders, tape, staples, etc.) postage stamps
We rely and appreciate our volunteers! We offer the following opportunities for you!
At the Shelter - animal care, grooming, socializing, special events, pet photos
In the Community : fundrasing, transporting animals, special events, post fliers
From your Home - organize an event, foster animals, spread our news via email/web, and crafts
Times are flexible. Please click the following link for more information!
Volunteer Interest Form
We couldn't do it if it weren't for our wonderful volunteers! Thank you!
Why Spay/ Neuter?
Of course, we all know that this surgery is the solution to pet overpopulation. But it can also keep our pets healthier and better behaved.
For more facts from the ASPCA, click here.
Our shelter works with a low-cost spay/neuter clinic monthly. Please call the BCHS at 812-372-6063 for pricing and details.
Are you considering adding a new furry member to your family? Adopting your new pet from an animal shelter will save lives!
We strive to help find the perfect match for you and hope you consider adopting from our wide variety of over 100 animals!
If you can't find what your looking for at the BCHS, please feel free to use
our resources and look for that special buddy at one of the following organizations.
Brown County Humane Society
City of Columbus Animal Shelter
Humane Society of Jackson County
Southern Indiana Save-A-Pet
Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. : NOON to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 AM to NOON
Closed Tues. and Sunday
Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. :11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to NOON
(Closed Tues. and Sunday)
*From I-65, take the Columbus exit going east on hwy 46.
*Continue to follow Hwy 46 (State St.) through Columbus.
*After leaving city limits you will cross a river, Clifty Creek, .5 mile past the river you will turn right onto county road 250 E.
*On 250 E. take the first road on your right - 200 S.
*Pass the power substation and we will be the blue building on your right on top of the hill.
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