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Friskys Fall Auction Link

We have had many generous donations and have some really awesome things in the auction! Some of the highlights include:

1. Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford Autographed Baseball JSA Authenticated. Item #100 and #101

2. Kate Spade Handbags. Item #1005, #1012, #1050

3. NEW KitchenAid 4 1/2 Quart Classic Plus Mixer - White - KSM75. #519

4. Ravens Fan Lot with Insulated Bag, Cutting Boards, Wine. #102

5. Large Cat Tree. #174

6. Vintage Handmade King Size Quilt. #435

7. NEW Pet Gear "Travel Lite" Tri-Fold Pet Ramp. #149

8. Like NEW Longaberger 2008 American Celebration Oval Basket. #479

9. NEW Keurig K-Mini Plus - Single Serve Coffee Maker - White. #501

10. Mr. Christmas Carousel - Millennium Edition - 1999 - Rotates & Plays Music. #719

I still have many donations that need to be included and will get them listed over the next couple of days. I will be accepting donations until October 15th. If you have a donation please contact

Debbie Travisano (

and I will give you my address for a porch drop off (my preferred method). You can also drop it off at Friskys during their business hours (8 am - 8 pm).

I will be adding new items until the last week of the auction. So please keep checking the auction during the month to see all the new additions.

Thank you for your continued support! Let the bidding begin!

Debbie Travisano

At Friskys, we have 3 main spheres of service to animals.  Frisky's is a non-profit Wildlife Rehabilitation center located in Howard County, MD.  We take in injured, orphaned, abandoned, or displaced wildlife. If you find an injured animal in your yard or along the side of the road, you can bring it to us for rehabilitation, where the goal is to always return them back to their natural home once they are well enough or old enough.  If you are not sure how to transport an injured animal, you may call us for instructions on how to get it here safely.

We are a rescue center and home to Primates and other small exotics who have been kept as Pets and are no longer able to live with their owners.  Monkeys are not meant to be pets, but unfortunately there are brokers who continue to sell primates even though it is illegal in many states to have a monkey as a pet.  They become too difficult and demanding for most to handle and end up having to find another home. You cannot take the wild animal instincts out of a monkey. We provide a safe home with love and enrichments for those primates who end up without a home and have been imprinted by human care. These animals live the remainder of their lives at Friskys and are never adopted out.

We are sorry but Friskys NO longer accepts any domestic animals for adoptions. This includes but is not limited to: Birds, including domestic ducks and chickens, reptiles, rodents, rabbits or any other animal that can be purchased from a pet store, feed store or private person or organization.

Many hours per week are spent in telephone education and consulting.  We find many people breathe a sigh of relief once they have been coached on what to do when they have a concern about wildlife in their yard.  Sometimes an intervention is needed, sometimes it is not.  We give people peace of mind when they know that they have done everything they could to help an animal they are concerned about.   

Friskys Summer 2019 News and Animal Pics


You found a fawn! What now?

Donations are needed to take care of these fawns. Please support Friskys Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary, Inc. The wildlife need your support.

Fawn Fact Sheet


Frisky's supporter sees monkey-business connection (Baltimore Sun)
Volunteer-turned-author to donate part of proceeds from book to wildlife sanctuary in Woodstock
Frisky's monkeys can stay at Woodstock animal sanctuary

Links to articles ... article
Frisky's Monkeys Can Stay (WBAL article and recording with Colleen)


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