Christmas Cards and Calendars 2018

Our Christmas cards and calendars 2018 are out now!

We are very proud of our 2018 calendar, which features the photos and stories of some of the cats we have trapped during the year.  It costs €7 and would make an ideal stocking filler or gifts to send abroad.

The stories featured are:

  • Princess Charming from Ballincurrig
  • In the Face of Mother Nature (Dunderrow)
  • Catching the Glanmire Matriarch
  • The Little Workers from Knockraha
  • Good Will in Ardmore
  • A Desperate Call for Help in Youghal
  • It’s a Long Way to Tipperary
  • Teenage Motherhood in Cloyne
  • A Call Close to Home (Mitchelstown)
  • The Industrious Cats in Togher
  • An Important Encounter (Watergrasshill)
  • Heavenly Trapping (Grange, co Waterford)
  • as well as a photo of a torbie from Rathcormac for our 13th month!

We would like to thank the following businesses who kindly sponsored it and helped us to make it possible:

Also to be thanked are the Friends of Community Cats Network who sponsored the months of November and December:

We are very grateful to Axelle Rychembusch who designed this gorgeous calendar and to Anna, Siobhan and Steph for helping with proofreading.

Our Christmas cards also feature cats and kittens that CCN have been involved with during the year.  You can find the story of each cat inside the card.

The pack of cards costs €5 and contains 6 cards with a different design on each.  There are two models to choose from.

Model 3 contains cards that were kindly designed by Axelle Rychembusch and feature the stories of a colony in Ardmore, Major Tom from Kilady, a large TNR project in Youghal, a young and beautiful Cork city cat, a well-cared for colony in Midleton and of some unusual customers in Mitchelstown.

Model 2 contains cards that were kindly designed by Axelle Rychembusch and feature the stories of a paradise garden in Ballinhassig; Butch Cassidy, the kitten who broke into a bank in Youghal; a new beginning in Kinsalebeg; Come-On from Whitegate; an inhabited garden in Grenagh and the tiny tortie from Monkstown.


The box of cards (model 2) costs €8 and contains 12 cards (6 different designs).  It contains cards that feature the stories of Baloo; Merry, the Christmas Kitten; Mia from Youghal; Garfield and his Brother from Midleton; Cleire, the Island Cat; The Whitegate Gang.

Xmas cards 2014

We will be happy to mail them to you (p&p to be added).  Contact us at with your order and we will let you know how to proceed.  Don’t forget to visit our online shop for more gift ideas!

Alternatively, you can find them at the following businesses:

If you would like to help us by taking a box of cards and calendars in your business or at your office, please email

East Cork:

City and suburbs 

West Cork 

North Cork 



Some companies also have some thanks to our wonderful volunteers who took them to sell to their colleagues!  Thank you to Kay at the Midleton Jameson Distillery, Carrie at EMC and Leslie at Amazon!

Christmas Stalls

  • 26/11: Aghada Christmas Fair (East Cork)
  • 1/12: Mitchelstown Christmas Fair (Mitchelstown, North Cork)
  • 2/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Douglas with Santa Paws!
  • 2/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton with Santa Paws!
  • 3/12: Ballintotis Christmas Fair (East Cork)
  • 8/12: Christmas stall at Supervalu (Mitchelstown)
  • 9/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
  • 9/12: Christmas stall in Petstop (Kinsale Roundabout, Cork)
  • 10/12: Garryvoe Christmas Market (Garryvoe Hotel, East Cork)
  • 16/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Douglas
  • 22/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
  • 23/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
  • More to be announced!


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