Beginning April 5th, 2012 the Cheyenne Animal Shelter will be a participant in the Qualifying Heat of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is competing for a chance at more than $100,000 in grant funding.

The 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge is a nationwide competition for animal shelters aimed at getting more animals adopted or returned to their owners than ever before. This first phase is the Qualifying Heat where registered shelters compete to accumulate the most online votes from their supporters. The 50 shelters with the most votes become the official contestants for the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

Supporters of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter can help by voting online through www.cheyenneanimalshelter.org. Voting takes place from April 5-16, 2012.