Michelle Baena Ciriacruz

Michelle is a bookworm as well as an animal lover. She founded the CARA Blog Community in 2014 to help spread the awareness of responsible pet ownership to the public and to strengthen the group's online presence. She served as the site's editor in chief up to January 2019. She continues to blog for a purpose in various media channels.


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FAQ: May I sponsor an animal?
Posted on Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Yes, please!  We know the feeling – you want to take them all home but most of us who love animals already have pets. But...

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FAQ: How can I donate?
Posted on Monday, 18 June 2018

Thank you! Your donation will help us continue our mission to fight for animal rights. You may donate via Paypal, bank deposit, an online fundraising...

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FAQ: Why help animals?
Posted on Sunday, 17 June 2018

There’s often a silent “and not humans” attached to this question. It’s a misconception, however. Helping animals and helping humans are not mutually exclusive. Caring...

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FAQ: What does CARA do?
Posted on Saturday, 16 June 2018

We operate a low-cost vet clinic in Mandaluyong. We manage a sanctuary for rescued pit bulls, rehabilitating and preparing them for adoption into loving homes....

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FAQ: What is CARA Welfare Philippines?
Posted on Friday, 15 June 2018

CARA stands for Compassion and Responsibility for Animals. It was founded in 2000 by a group of animal welfare advocates with the mission of promoting...

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Are you the Purrfect Vet? Call us!
Posted on Wednesday, 25 April 2018

  CARA WELFARE PHILIPPINES is searching for the PURRFECT full-time resident veterinarian to start ASAP. Our veterinarian will work at our clinic in Mandaluyong City....

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Hello April! We’re going to Waggin’ Tails 2018!
Posted on Wednesday, 4 April 2018

See you all this coming Saturday and Sunday April 7-8 at Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City! CARA will have a booth and a play...

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How can you become a CARA volunteer?
Posted on Monday, 19 March 2018

We have simplified our process. It’s so much easier now to fulfill your calling to promote animal welfare in the country through volunteer membership with...

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Mystery Benefactor surprises CARA Volunteers at the BGC Park

In the middle of all the stress of #FindingTheCatsofBGC, a spark or two of joy and beauty do occur. One happened last night at a...

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Despite the Heartbreak of Losing Almond, a Volunteer is Determined to Continue On

Despite our best efforts and all the love we can give, we lose some. Just a few days ago, we lost Almond, one of our...

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Looking for a cause to donate to?
Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017

Do you have extra funds? Are you looking for a cause to donate to? Consider donating to CARA Welfare Philippines! We appreciate your donation, whether it...

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Want to Partner with CARA?
Posted on Wednesday, 19 April 2017

We look forward to partnering with various organizations and individuals to further our cause by promoting animal welfare and spaying and neutering. As we have limited...

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From 2006 to 2015, CARA Clinic spayed and neutered

14,011 cats and 543 dogs


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