Monday, December 10, 2012

Good Morning Good News, December 10, 2012

YIKES !!!!  Time is a flying !!!!!   We’re already on the 13th day of Christmas !!!!    And Iz way behind schedule ....  but I gots a great big Christmas present coming for you real soon !!!!   On 12/12/12 at 12:12 pm ....  oh my gosh ... the excitement is building !!!! 

What could make Rikki’s Refuge any better ????   Tell me your thoughts, your ideas, your dreams !!!! 

I’ll be sharing some of mine with you !!  Especially some really special ones that are so wonderful and are really coming true ....  in just a couple days .....   Times we’ve dreamed of for years !!!! 

Are YOU excited ?????
Come on come on -- just tell me tell me  !!!!!

Yaaawwwnnnn doesn’t it make you wanna hibernate on these gray winter days?   Just 12 more days and the sun can stay a little longer and days start getting longer !!!  Yippee !!!!

It’s neat, it’s clean, it’s warm, it’s free ...
                 and I need YOUR HELP ....
Rikki’s Refuge will be gift wrapping at the Barnes and Noble in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA to raise donations for cat food (and dog food, and emus, pigs, guinea pigs, horses, ducks, geese, rabbits and all the rest)

Gift wrappers are needed for the following shifts:

Friday December 14 from 5:00 pm till 7:00pm
Friday December 14 from 7:00 pm till 9:00pm
Monday December 17 from 5:00 pm till 7:00pm
Monday December 17 from 7:00 pm till 9:00pm
Tuesday December 18 from 5:00 pm till 7:00pm
Tuesday December 18 from 7:00 pm till 9:00pm

Ron’ll be there for every shift so just one other volunteer per shift is needed but two would be great.

Please contact Ron Herfurth, Rikki’s Refuge Director of Serving Cats


in the shelter challenge .. only six days left !!!!
Help the animals win money to buy food with your easy, simple, free votes !!
and enter Rikkis Refuge in VA in the USA,
and always remind them that it’s Rikkis Refuge in VA in the USA and let them know that's it's easy, quick, FREE and no apps or sign ups, peoples hate those apps that keep sending out stuff AND that they can vote every day on every puter and phone they have !!!  

A DC-area university has been ordered to get rid of 80 gerbils from its biology department immediately, within the week. The gerbils were used for measuring oxygen intake and carbon dioxide output only.

If you can adopt some of them or can suggest any additional rescue groups, please contact Holly ASAP at

Office Angels
YOU met the challenge and the rooms are SOLD ..... 
but YOU can still get your name on a beautiful permanent colorful sign at Rikki’s
Got any Christmas shopping left?
    What a great gift!   Give the gift of a friend or loved one’s name forever memorialized  !

28 Days of Christmas 

         Rikki’s Refuge Style !!!!

Click and play the music in the background, while singing along with us ..........

On the Thirteenth Day of Christmas
Look What Came to Rikki’s,

Humans Helping,

Temperamental Turkeys

Pouting Pussies,
Crotchety Creaking Canines,

Grumpy Geese,

Kicking Kittens,

Guinea Fowl Freeloading,

Lizards a Lazing,

Guinea Pigs a Gnawing,

Elderly Equines,

Burly Bossy Bovines,

Rabbits a Mating,

and a Chukar in a Cherry Tree.

that makes OUR Christmas BRIGHT
Please put a penny in our old cat’s hat!

Thank you, Vincent D. Cat and Duke Thomas Peabody

Seez you all soon,
               Love, Opie

PS: Thank you for your love and prayers, my Great Grand Pa is back in Virginia with me for right now and he’s feeling better again.  Thank you.  I know how much prayers and good wishes mean and I so thank you for yours !!