sheltering and rehabilitating cats and dogs until they can be permanently placed in loving homes while providing job training opportunities to adults with disabilities

Meet Our Adoptable Pets!


  • Meet Anderson-Transferred

    UPDATE:  Wish Bone Canine Rescue in Bloomington, IL has rescued Anderson!  He will be available for adoption there once he settles in. We are grateful! Please direct any donations…

  • Meet Hunter ADOPTED! !

    Hunter is a 3 1/2 year old Chihuahua/Rat Terrier mix. Hunter is loving and affectionate, but very shy at first. He takes a little while to trust people, especially…

  • Meet Spooky ADOPTED!!

    Spooky is a loving four year old Tuxedo cat, who is four-paw declawed. Spooky is both friendly and independent and a unique combination of sweet and sassy! You can find her…

  • Meet Bubby ADOPTED!!

    Bubby, a formerly shy and withdrawn cat, has really come out of his shell in one of our newly catified rooms. In this new environment, Bubby enjoys the company…

Homeward Bound News


  • MRI’s Homeward Bound Pet Shelter to Close

    Decatur, IL- In 2005 Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) took over operations of Homeward Bound Pet Shelter to meet both a community need to shelter unwanted pets and provide work…

  • Shelter Open House & Raffle

    Bring your furry friend and join us at Homeward Bound’s open house! Furry Tail Endings will be offering nail trims for a donation to Homeward Bound. Candi’s Treats will be selling…

  • HBPS Nominates Volunteer Jeanette as a Hill’s Shelter Hero

    Homeward Bound Pet Shelter has nominated Jeanette Skaluba as Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Shelter Hero. The Hill’s Shelter Heroes contest aims to promote pet adoption by recognizing five shelter heroes…

  • Yoga4Cats funds Project Catification

    Things are looking up for the cats at Homeward Bound Pet Shelter. Yoga4Cats, the volunteer-initiated fundraiser that received international attention in 2015 with a video that went…

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Category: General11:00 am: Homeward Bound at Petsmart - 2nd Saturday

August 14, 2016

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Category: General11:00 am: Homeward Bound at Petsmart - 4th Saturday

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Category: General1:00 pm: Homeward Bound at Petsmart - 4th Sunday

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