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Found a stray cat or kitten?


Have you found a stray cat or kitten? Thank you for wanting to help! Always assume the best…someone is very likely missing their pet. Accidents happen…we’ve heard of kitties getting loose from a broken carrier when going to the vets, house guests or kids accidentally leaving a door ajar, and cats falling out of window […]

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Training Cats to Use a Scratching Post


Thanks to Kelley Bollen from Animal Alliances, LLC  for the use of this article! Cats scratch on things for two reasons — to shed their claws and to mark their territory. To save your furniture from damage you should provide your cat with a scratching post or two and teach him/her how to use it. The […]

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Esti, Johnny Winter, and Jewel

Esti, Johnny Winter, and Jewel

Wanted: Mom and two kids (boy and girl) seeking a loving home where they can shower you with antics, attention and love in exchange for giving them the opportunity to stay together for the rest of their lives. Says Esti’s foster mom: “We would love to see Esti adopted with her remaining two available kittens, […]

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Bucky Books are here!


Bucky Books Save money and save pets! What a win-win! Angel’s Wish is once again selling Bucky Books to help support our mission. Use just a couple coupons and it will have paid for itself! You can buy these at our Adoption Center during open hours, or buy your Bucky Book online through this link, […]

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Scentsy Fundraiser for Angel’s Wish


Make your home smell great and help homeless pets, too with this online Scentsy fundraiser benefiting Angel’s Wish. Julie Schwartzlow is donating 100% of proceeds to us! Scentsy is a direct selling company and international leader in home and personal fragrance, offering stylish, innovative and customizable products designed to Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses […]

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Buddy of Mine: Finanical and End-of-Life Assistance


We recently heard about a local non-profit offering financial assistance and end-of-life support to area pet-owners. Buddy of Mine‘s mission is “to help pet parents in need to help their pets receive love, care and nutritional food to ensure a long and happy life as members of the family.” Services include: 0% interest loan assistance in […]

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New program helps homeless care for pets


A program of the UW-Madison Veterinary School that provides health care for the pets of homeless people is not just tending the animals, its director says. Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education, and Social Services (WisCARES) is an outreach partnership at the University of Wisconsin. It provides basic veterinary medical care, housing support and advocacy, and […]

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Happy Ending: Rusty (f/k/a Lady Marmalade)

Lady Marmalade

“We’ve changed her name to Rusty and she’s doing very well. Her introduction to the other cats in our household was unbelievably easy. She’s so laid back in the presence of other cats that she just walked past the other cats and nothing happened. Rusty enjoys our screened-in porch on the front of the house […]

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Featured Pet: The Adventures of Don Juan

Don Juan

**DON JUAN HAS BEEN ADOPTED!!** Fade in; a handsome, young cat frolics in a sunny field of wild flowers with a beautiful little calico. They’re having fun doing what cats do. Nearby is a large ginger cat who is ready to take over. A battle ensues and this time the young Don Juan wins out. […]

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Featured Volunteer: Mary Ann Riggs

Mary Ann Riggs

Mary Ann and a friend saw a need and started their own nonprofit to help organizations like Angel’s Wish. It is called 2 Crazy Cat Ladies. Here is her description of what she does and why she does it: “Cathy and I, both cat lovers, met when we were both volunteering at a local shelter. […]

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