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Archive: December 2016

Wanted: Homes for the holidays


The holidays are so important to Angel’s Wish. People just love adding new furry members to their family at this time of year. More people adopt from us from November through January than any other time of year. Here are a couple of things to consider if you are thinking about adding a new cat […]

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Happy Ending: Queenie


Anna came to us as a wonderful momma to Winkie, Blinkie, and Nadia. She was not used to humans and did not like us much but she loved other cats. We were despairing on whether she would be able to find a home. We decided to look at it from another perspective – maybe we […]

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Featured Volunteers: Rebecca and Grace


Grace and I live in Madison and began volunteering at Angel’s Wish shortly after Grace turned 12 (the age at which you can begin volunteering).  We both love animals. We currently have an almost 15 year old dog, an almost 16 year old cat, and a dwarf frog. Prior to volunteering we stopped in from time […]

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Baby it’s cold outside


Angel’s Wish has been hit with a double whammy from the weather this fall and winter. Fall was warm for so long that cats were getting pregnant and having kittens much later than usual. It seemed as though what we call “kitten season” lasted forever. Then suddenly it got very cold and lots of snow […]

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Donate through Dec. 31 and Paypal adds 1%!


    We are so grateful for your end of year holiday gift. And now PayPal is making your gift go even further! Now, through December 31, not only is PayPal waiving our credit card processing fees, they are adding 1% to all donations! Thank you for helping us take care of our kitties! […]

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It Warms Our Hearts


There are so many ways donors help us care for our kitties. Here are a few recent people who brought gifts to Angel’s Wish! Jack D. had a party for his 9th birthday and instead of gifts he asked the children who were invited to bring donations to help the Angel’s Wish kitties. He brought […]

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Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getaway


Candice Larabee and her mom, Kathy Leffingwell, know how to put the FUN in fundraising. It is called Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getaway and Angel’s Wish and another local pet rescue, Shelter From the Storm, have been the beneficiaries of their creativity and energy. Candice and Kathy’s Casino Getawa is a twice yearly bus trip […]

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Brave Lorelei’s Story: the Cornfield Family


One of our volunteers was driving along a country road on a hot, dry summer day when she spied a cat on the shoulder. She stopped, expecting the cat to run away, but instead Lorelei came running up to her. The cat called to four kittens who came running out of a cornfield. They were […]

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