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!
- Acorn Vets, Mallow
- Animal Care Hospital Douglas
- Blue Coast Veterinary Surgery, Youghal
- Cloyne Veterinary Clinic
- Duntahane Veterinary Clinic, Fermoy
- Glasslyn Vets, Bandon
- Glen Veterinary Clinic, Ballylanders & Tipperary Town
- Midleton Veterinary Hospital
- Southview Veterinary Hospital, Clonmel
- The Cat Hospital, Glanmire
Also to be thanked are the Friends of Community Cats Network who sponsored the months of November and December:
- Love Cats Cattery, Killinardrish, Cork – 085 1593512
- Tom Quirke Tyres, Cork – 087 2983643
- Youghal Honey, at Mahon Point Market, 1st Thursday of the month – 087 6547034
- Milina Dry Cleaners, By-Pass Bus. Park, Bandon – 023 8820711
- Suzanne Cotter, German Grinds in the Youghal area – 087 6627474
- Jessica Loves, Gift Shop & Studio, Youghal – http://www.jessicaloves.ie
- Cork Recycling Company Ltd, Togher, Cork – 021 4311892
- Graham Harmon Photography
- Ballycotton Stores and Post Office – 021 4646832
- Pat & David Hemming from Kinsalebeg, Co Waterford
- Maureen Whelehan from Cobh
- Ger O’Shea and the Lads from Dripsey
- Katy Strickland
- Mate Fitus
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.
We will be happy to mail them to you (p&p to be added). Contact us at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Maxi Zoo (Midleton)
- Midleton Veterinary Hospital (Midleton)
- Well and Good Natural Healthstore (Midleton) *cards only*
- Day’s Eurospar (Whitegate)
- Cloyne Veterinary Clinic (Cloyne, near Midleton)
- Ballymaloe Shop (Cloyne)
- Ballycotton Stores and Post Office (Ballycotton)
- Downstairs in Shanagarry Design Centre (Shanagarry)
- Broderick’s Shop (Shanagarry)
- The Village Greengrocer (Castlemartyr)
- Carewswood Garden Centre (Castlemartyr)
- Blue Coast Vets (Youghal)
- Read and Write (Youghal)
- Suil Eile Optician (Youghal)
- Jessica Loves (Youghal)
- Spar Kilcohan (Youghal)
- Mace Shop (Carrigtohill)
- Bloomsday Flowers (Carrigtohill)
- Pet Plus (Cobh)
City and suburbs
- Quay Co-op (City centre)
- Green Note (City Centre)
- Lush (City Centre)
- Westside Veterinary Clinic (Model Farm Road)
- Riverview Vets (Ballincollig)
- Sunbeam Vets (Blackpool)
- Mannix Home Furnishings (Blackpool Shopping Centre)
- The Cat Hospital (Glanmire)
- Animal Care Hospital (Douglas)
- Maxi Zoo (Douglas)
- Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital (Togher) *calendars only*
- Pet Stop (Kinsale Roundabout)
- Sunbeam Vets (Kinsale Roundabout)
- Glasslyn Vets (Bandon)
- Milina Dry Cleaners (Bandon)
- Barryroe Co-op (Ballinspittle)
- Centra (Kilbrittain)
- Duntahane Veterinary Clinic (Fermoy)
- Fermoy Books (Fermoy)
- Birmingham’s Newsagents (Fermoy)
- Riordans Supervalu (Fermoy)
- Horan’s Health Store (Fermoy)
- Michelle’s Accessories (Fermoy)
- Slinky’s Pet Shop (Mitchelstown)
- Horan’s Health Store (Mitchelstown)
- Spar (Mitchelstown)
- Glen Vets (Ballylanders, co Limerick)
- Acorn Vets (Mallow)
- Blackwater Vets (Mallow)
- Pharmacy (Grenagh)
- Blackwater Garden Centre (Kinsalebeg, near Youghal)
- Ardmore Pharmacy (Ardmore)
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!
- 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!