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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Want to Adopt? Read this.
Posted on Monday, 17 April 2017

Interested in having a canine or feline companion at home (and ready for the responsibility of providing an animal with a safe and loving environment)? Or know...

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Invite CARA to Speak About Responsible Pet Ownership
Posted on Saturday, 15 April 2017

Are you a school, business, or local government official and you would like to promote responsible pet ownership and animal welfare in your organization or area,...

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Do you have a rescue request? Read this first.
Posted on Thursday, 13 April 2017

CARA gets dozens of rescue requests every week, sent to us via email or Facebook messages.  CARA is not a government agency. CARA is a...

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Reflections on Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Posted on Wednesday, 12 April 2017

This Holy Week, please include animal welfare and prevention of cruelty to animals in your reflections.  If you are in Manila this week, please visit...

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Laguna Pit Bull Walk PitStop BGC on April 15
Posted on Wednesday, 12 April 2017

If you are in town this April 15, Saturday at 4:30 PM, come to the Station 6 Walkway in Highstreet, BGC and meet the Pitties...

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CARA joins the fight against climate change
Posted on Friday, 18 November 2016

CARA Welfare Philippines is invited to the 2nd World Meatless Lunch which will be held on November 28, 2016, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...

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Animal Welfare and Environmental Health Groups Join Forces vs. Firecrackers

JOINT PRESS RELEASE OF ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS AND THE ECOWASTE COALITION c/o EcoWaste Coalition Unit 329, Eagle Court, 26 Matalino St., 1101 Quezon City, Philippines...

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Please vote for CARA and help us win funds for our rescues!

Please vote for CARA! The discount website Saleduck.com.ph will be donating to different charities including CARA. The bigger the vote percentage or the more votes...

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How to set up Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) in your community

CARA is here to help support and guide you. But we MUST DO IT TOGETHER. To set up a Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) of stray cats in your...

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Is your community a shining example of a TNR colony?

This is an example of a healthy well maintained colony.  This photo was taken at the Manila Polo Club. The cats are all spayed and neutered and...

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Tell your barangay: Killing or throwing out cats is not effective to curb stray population

Not only is killing or throwing away cats cruel and illegal it is NOT EFFECTIVE in controlling the population of stray cats in your area. More...

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3 Myths about Spaying and Neutering of Pets
Posted on Monday, 25 April 2016

Despite the huge number of strays on the streets so many people continue to ignore the importance of neutering/spaying of pets. Their reluctance stems from...

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From 2006 to 2015, CARA Clinic spayed and neutered

14,011 cats and 543 dogs


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