Our Christmas cards and calendars 2017 are out now!
We are very proud of our 2017 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:
A Kind Gesture in Ballyhooly; A Well-Cared for Colony in Clondrohid; The Cat who Landed on all Four Paws in Carrigtohill; Harry, Living in Grand Style in the City; A Heart-Warming Tale in West Waterford; Farm Trapping in Killeagh; Hobo, Going Solo in Glanmire; Changing Lives in Cloyne; Community Efforts in Mitchelstown; The Importance of Monitoring (Midleton); It’s Not just about Cats (Tipperary); Minding People and Cats in Whitechurch; as well as a photo of a tortie from Conna for our 13th month!
We would like to thank the following businesses who kindly sponsored it and helped us to make it possible: Acorn Vets, Animal Care Hospital Douglas, Cloyne Veterinary Clinic, Dungourney Cattery, Duntahane Veterinary Clinic, Glasslyn Vets, Midleton Veterinary Hospital, Pet Stop. Sunbeam Veterinary Hospital, The Cat Hospital. Also to be thanked are the Friends of Community Cats Network who sponsored the months of November and December: Mannix Home Furnishings, Blackpool, Cork (086 0430685); Youghal Honey – Natural food with nothing added – (087 6547034); Cork Recycling Company Ltd, Togher, Cork, (021 4311892); Credit Union, Youghal, Co Cork (024 92325); Maeve Leamy from Tulla, Co Clare; Pippin Murphy from Carrick Beg, Co Waterford; The Davidson Family from Cobh, Co Cork; Breda Paul from Ballycotton, Co Cork; Sinead Campbell from Carrigaline, Co Cork; The Preston/Sheehy Clan from Douglas, Co Cork; Jackie Graham from Mitchelstown, Co Cork; Pat & David Hemming from Kinsalebeg, Co Waterford; Mary Williams from Clonmel, Co Tipperary.
Also to be thanked are Axelle Rychembusch who designed this gorgeous calendar and 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 three models to choose from.
The 1st model contains cards that were kindly designed by Sandra O’Callaghan. They feature the stories of Java Roly Poly Etc, Spica, Ballina and Curra, The Cape Clear Cats, Luna and Feral Cats.
The 2nd model contains cards that feature the stories of Belle from Shanagarry, Gumpy Nom Noms from Kilbrittain, the Castlemartyr Community Project, A Committed Carer from Midleton and Buffy & Lestat from the city.
The 3rd model 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 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; 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.
City and surburbs:
- 24/11: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton & Douglas
- 26/11: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
- 26 & 27/11: Mitchelstown Christmas Fair (Mitchelstown, North Cork)
- 3/12: Franciscan Well Christmas Market (Cork)
- 4/12: Ballintotis Christmas Fair (East Cork)
- 10/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Douglas (Cork)
- 11/12: Cloyne Winter Fayre (Cloyne, East Cork)
- 11/12: Garryvoe Christmas Market (Garryvoe Hotel, East Cork)
- 16/12: Christmas stall at Supervalu (Mitchelstown)
- 17/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
- 17/12: Christmas stall in PetStop (Kinsale Roundabout, Cork)
- 23/12: Christmas stall in Maxi Zoo Midleton
- More to be announced!
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, David at Blizzard and Laura at Apple!