Independent Animal Rescue’s mission is to rescue and care for cats and dogs in need through adoption, spay/neuter, and community education.


The 19th Annual Painted Chair Auction for the Animals is on!

The event website can be found at Our goal this year is to raise $40,000 to support IAR’s lifesaving rescue efforts and we know we can achieve it with your help. 

Here’s what is in store for this PCA.

  • What: Silent Auction culminating in a Virtual Live Auction Event!
  • When: Wednesday, Sept. 8 | Silent Auction bidding begins.
  • Thursday, Sept. 23 | Silent Auction bidding ends; Virtual Live Auction Event, Raffle and Donation Paddle Raise from 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
  • Where: The comfort of your home! This virtual event means you can participate anywhere you’d like. 
  • Why: To raise $40,000 in support of IAR’s life-saving rescue, adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs.

Key Dates:

  • Ongoing | PCA registration is open now! Register at
  • Aug. 23 | Deadline to donate auction items, contact [email protected] if you wish to make an in-kind donation.
  • Sept. 8 – Sept. 23 | Silent Auction bidding period!
  • Sept. 23 | Virtual Live Auction Event, Raffle, and Donation Paddle Raise


Lots of cats and dogs found their forever homes this month!

Congratulations to Gouda, Starbuck, Shelby now Maki, Flapjack, Ducati, Suzuki, Victory, Linny, Feather, Xena, Flash, Smoak, Arnez J, Callie, Sir Tucker, Vivi, Abbie Lou, Robinson, Flitchee, Honey, Charlie, Sugar, Silver, Swirls, Leektar now Hades, Soraya, Pauli, Cheeto, Liam, Susan Willow, Polka now Juniper, Walt now Hamilton, Marmalade, Bon Bon, Jasper, Mack Star, Olive Oil, Cosmo, Mimosa, Kawasaki, Triumph, Harley-Davidson, Angelfish, Wink Wink, Samantha, Nyrobi, Wink, Lars, Rosie, Porter, Marzen, Cheese, Kiki, Finway, Little Lucy, Laroy, Melinda aka Mel, Biskitt, Captain Rodney, and JoJo!

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