KCHA-LOGO-3web2Kanawha/Charleston Humane Association is a nonprofit shelter that holds the contract for Kanawha County and multiple cities within the county, serving a population of approximately 192,000 people. In 2012, the shelter impounded 4,638 cats. Until recently, it killed most of the animals it impounded. The new shelter director sees the need for change and is committed to drastically reducing kill rates and starting a Shelter-Neuter-Return program.