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Preserving collections and saving cats: Inside Redner’s Rescued Cat Figurine Mewseum

Cats are special companions to many people, including Shawn and Hilary Redner. The couple love cats so much they created ...

Flying dogs, cats and pigs

Morey Field in Middleton sees its fair share of takeoffs and landings. However, the arrival of one pilot often causes ...

Jungle Jay is living the dream at Safari Lake Geneva

On 75 acres of former farmland, Jungle Jay Christie is living out his childhood dream. If you didn’t know it, ...

Bison: The biggest, baddest animal in Wisconsin (sort of)

Have you ever wondered what the biggest animal in Wisconsin is? If so, you’re a lot like Alstan Van Overmeer ...

Showing animals and learning lessons at the Dane County Fair

It’s peak county fair season in Wisconsin. For many children at the Dane County Fair, it’s more than the Tilt-A-Whirl ...

Bless these pests: Welcoming the garden invaders

Ever feel like you’re constantly battling garden invaders? Dealing with the weeds, bugs, and critters can be a never-ending, daunting ...

My weekend with the doe

Though sunny weather was forecast, my Memorial Day weekend plans did not include picnics or fishing. Yard chores and planting ...

Wisconsin’s Libby Riddles: The First Woman To Win The Iditarod

Since 1973, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has brought together humans and dogs. They work together traversing nearly 1000 ...

Wisconsin’s Zoos Keep Animals Safe, Humans Entertained During Pandemic

Wisconsin’s state parks and golf courses are now open, but many other spring staples are closed due to the coronavirus ...

From Trophy Bucks To Black Bears: Taxidermist Preserves Wisconsin’s Animals

Wisconsin’s deer hunting season is underway. After the meat has been packed in the freezer, taxidermists are there to preserve ...

Hibernaculum: Woman Contemplates Hibernation As Winter Coping Strategy

Before natural historians understood that some birds fly thousands of miles south each winter, they looked for other ways to ...

A Wolf Named Kristi

It’s peak summer vacation season for many people across Wisconsin. Some families are creatures of habit, returning to the same ...

Artist Creates Portraits Of Beloved Horses And Dogs

Classically-trained artist Marie Fritz Perry is an animal lover and competitive horsewoman. She’s combined interests as an artist specializing in ...

Appleton Man Runs An Oddities Store

In the lobby of an Appleton tattoo parlor, there’s an inkling of something strange. Step inside “The Body Shop” on ...

The Dips And Swings Of Wisconsin Winter Weather

Winter is full of its ups and downs, both in our moods and in the temperatures. Helene Phelps reminds us ...