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ORGANIZATION: Happy Endings No Kill Cat Shelter

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 672 people are interested
Happy Endings No Kill Cat Shelter
Saving lives in Milwaukee since 1994!

Volunteers are needed for daily care of cats and kittens. Duties include: feeding, cleaning litter boxes and cages, changing and washing bedding from cages and overall general cleaning such as sweeping and mopping. We house 60-70 cats - if you have allergies or asthma this is not the best place for you.

Due to the amount of training we require for our volunteer cleaning positions, we ask for a 3 month commitment of 4-6 hours each week. Volunteers come in for a regularly scheduled recurring shift on the same day and time each week.

  • Volunteers must be able to read and comprehend detailed policy and protocol information as well as being able to remember and follow shelter rules.
  • Volunteers must be able to understand and fulfill all responsibilities of their role independently.
  • Volunteers must be able to physically fulfill the duties of their volunteer role. Most volunteer roles require volunteers to: be able to stand, and/or walk for up to 3 hours; be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. Some positions are more physical than others.
  • Volunteers must attend an Information Session held the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm (60-90 mins) prior to volunteering.

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About Happy Endings No Kill Cat Shelter


5349 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53220, US

Mission Statement

Happy Endings is a non-profit, no kill organization that has been in existence since 1994. It is run solely by volunteers. Our mission is to find permanent homes for strays, abused or unwanted animals that are either brought in to us or rescued off the street.


Happy Endings provides a safe haven for feral, stray, abused, neglected and or critically injured cats. We nurse those who are sick back to health and provide a home for all cats until they are ready to be adopted. ll of our adult cats are spayed and/or neutered before they are adopted.

Happy Endings is an all donation all volunteer run organization. If you would like to donate money or items - our Wish List is below. Monitary donations are always welcome - we spend over $70,000/year on medical bills.


Every month our cats eat:

  • over 300 lbs. of dry food
  • 150 cans of canned food
  • 150 lbs. of special diet food and
  • use over 800 lbs. of litter is used every week

Donation drives, car washes or other fundraising events are welcome. Please e-mail MediaRelations@HappyEndings.us if you require any specific information or have questions.




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5349 W Forest Home AveMilwaukee, WI 53220




  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Must commit to once a week for 3 months
  • Must have a tetanus shot

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