Article posted Wednesday, October 16, 2013 10:20pm


Wandering along Plum Bottom Road near Lost Lake in July, this little kitten could have easily come to a sad end. Fortunately, she was spotted and brought into the humane society as an 8-week-old baby. Freckles is now a small, sweet-natured girl. Her wandering days are over, and she is looking forward to being safe and loved in a family home.

“Wigglebutt” is the unofficial nickname for Riley, a 3-year-old male Shepherd mix. He was a surrender from Brussels in early September, due to the owner moving away. Riley loves affection, and will play all afternoon with his toys. Because he cowers at sudden, unexpected movements, an adult home is our goal for his forever family. Riley will return all the love he is shown, and will happily go for walks or run in the yard.


The two-for-one cat adoption special of $90 is still under way, and the dog adoption fee is $150. All animals are spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated and microchipped.

The Door County Humane Society, located at 3475 Park Drive (County PD) in Sturgeon Bay, is open for adoption Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon – 4 pm. For more information call 920.746.1111 or visit

Look for the DCHS booth at Fall Fest next to Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant. They’ll serve food & beverages on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 & 20. Bring your dog to join them in the parade, assembling on Maple Street at 10:30 am, Saturday. Look for the society’s red van!