Monday, June 02, 2014

Good Morning Good News! June 2, 2014


Rikki's Refuge, Rapidan, VA.

MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014

THIS MORNING: Partly cloudy with temperatures warming into the mid to upper 70s. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

TODAY: A mix of clouds and sun. High 82F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Low near 60F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

HIGH: 82F. LOW: 53F.

Sunrise: 5:50 AM Moonrise: 10:13 AM

Sunset: 8:31 PM Moonset: -- (waxing crescent)


1¼ cups marinara sauce

1 vegetarian pizza crust (make your own or you can use store-bought pre-made crusts, if you use pre-baked crusts make sure to adjust your bake time!)

8 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced

1½ cups halved cherry tomatoes

¼ cup fresh chopped parsley

¼ cup chopped fresh basil

¼ cup chopped chives

1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

2. Spread marinara sauce over crust. Top with fresh mozzarella and cherry tomatoes.

3. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven, and top with parsley, basil, and chives. (baking times can vary, watch your pizza!)

Please VOTE & SHARE for RIKKI'S REFUGE in the Animal Rescue Site SHELTER CHALLENGE every day! Thank you!


Saturday, June 21, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227





Local Businesses!


Family Fun!

Free admission!

More information and tickets are available here:

Come join us for the fun!

We will be there!

PRESENTERS: Vegan Action & The Grapevine!

SPONSORS: Vegetarian Society of Richmond, Yelp, Glenmore Yoga Wellness Center, India K' Raja, Commonwealth Event Company, Natural Awakenings, 103.7 PLAY, Style Weekly, Fox Richmond, and Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market!

Please bring a can of vegetables to the Festival for the LAMB's Basket! The LAMB's Basket is an emergency food pantry located in Lakeside serving the hungry of Henrico County. (

Rain Date: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - Noon to 6:00 pm

Well-behaved, leashed, vaccinated dogs are welcome!

The Richmond Vegetarian Festival proudly welcomes Safe Harbor ( Please bring gas/grocery cards to the festival for Safe Harbor to help survivors of sexual and domestic violence. An additional list of items is available on their website.

 Rikki's Refuge 2009 Honda Rebel CMX250C Raffle!

Tickets are only $5 each, or 6 for $25. The bike can be seen, and tickets purchased, at Re-Tail Resale Shop, 3503 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, Va., 22408, during store hours (Monday through Saturday 10:00-6:00, and Sundays Noon – 5:00).

The drawing will be held at 12:00 noon on July 4, 2014. The winner does not need to be present to win.

Click on the link to go to our official web site for more details!

“The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.”

~~ Carlos Santana ~~  

Rikki's Refuge desperately needs PAPER TOWELS and DRY CAT FOOD! Please help if you can, please share because that helps us too! THANKS!


Remember CHOPS the pig that came to us a few weeks ago? Chops went to the vet. last week for neutering, here are a few photos for you to see how things went! (Everything went well, and Chops is back at Rikki's Refuge recuperating and being spoiled!)