Over the past couple of months, these cats in a supermarket carpark have been brought to our attention by a lot of concerned people in Clonmel looking for help for them. We recently gained permission to proceed with a Trap-Neuter-Return project in the carpark and have made contact with some of the people feeding them. We’ve counted approximately 10 cats, some with injuries, but we expect some were hiding at time of assessment. To read the fully story and see the updates, click here.
We need help to raise funds to neuter & treat these cats. We appreciate any amount donated; big or small, it all helps!
You can donate on IDonate or by using Paypal. Thank you for your kindness and generosity!
Many of you are familiar with the one and only Purrfect Auction held by CCN to raise fund to neuter stray and feral cats in West Cork! If not, then do check it out! The auction will end on the 17th of June with hundreds of items to bid on….
And even dog butts!
But that’s not it! As per tradition, there will also be a TomCatBola with lovely prizes to win! Tickets are only €2 each and can be bought here.
For the month of June 2018, we are holding a raffle in aid of Community Cats Network’s North Cork TNR fund. All proceeds will go to the neutering of stray and feral cats in the Fermoy area. To take part, it couldn’t be easier, just get your tickets here and we will email you your numbers. Tickets are €2 each, €5 for 3 tickets or €10 for 8 tickets.
1st prize sponsored by Michelle’s Accessories in Fermoy
The more tickets you buy, the more prizes will be added! We will put up a new prize for every 20 tickets sold! To view the prizes, visit The Cat Purrse page.
2nd prize: cat hamper
The draw will take place on the 30th of June and winners will be announced on the page and contacted via email. Note that if collection cannot be arranged locally, handling & postage will be at your own charge.
3rd prize: Print of a painting by Maureen Roe, kindly donated by the artist
We recently put up an appeal to raise funds to help with TNR in the rural Mallow area. However, we have been struggling with raising funds while the enquiries have kept coming in. Thankfully, Anna from AnyLittleThings has once more come to the rescue and is holding an auction this weekend to help to raise funds so that we can help more people to neuter feral cats in that area.
Because very little neutering has been done in that area, colonies are quite large, sometimes reaching 20 cats (if not more) at this time of the year and carers simply cannot afford the full cost involved in neutering all these cats. Hopefully, by putting all our efforts together we will manage to raise enough to help more cats.
Please, take the time to check the auction at AnyLittleThings. It will kick off at 8pm today and end at 8pm on Tuesday. There will be some lovely pieces, so please bid at your heart’s content and help us to help them!
You can see photos from one of the project we recently carried out in the area (along with another 12 cats TNRed that week) here, and we are due to go back at the end of the month to carry out to more large TNR project.
This month at The Cat Purrse, we are having an auction to raise funds for TNR in East Cork. We have helped with some very large colonies already this year and no doubt there are more to come…
The auction will close on the 16th of April and more items will be added every day until then. There are many jewellery pieces, as well as crafts and art, but also toiletry sets, bags, toys, etc, so check it out and share with your friends!
We are having a raffle to win this lovely hamper in Southview Vets in Clonmel. Lines are €2 each and the draw will take place on the 26th of February. Please support by calling down and buying a line. All proceeds will go to neuter stray and feral cats in the town.
Unfortunately, without the support of the community for fundraising, we can only offer limited assistance and often have to turn down TNR projects if the carers cannot afford the discounted rate of neutering. Please, consider supporting this fundraiser, organising a fundraiser or donating to the South Tipp fund so that the great work started by our volunteer in Clonmel last year can continue.
Some of the 60 cats who were helped in South Tipp in 2017
How would you like winning a gorgeous portrait of your pet drawn by the talented Caroline Evans Coles?
For the month of February, we are running an animal photo competition on our fundraising Facebook page, The Cat Purrse. All proceeds will go to the neutering of stray and feral cats in Mitchelstown.
To take part, it’s easy. Buy an entry (or more) online here (€5 per entry) and email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your photo will be uploaded on the Cat Purrse’s facebook page where the public can vote for it until the 27th of February. The 5 photos with the most votes will be sent to an independent jury to choose a winner for the pet portrait and 2 runner-up photos, that will win a rosette. Winners will be announced on Facebook on the 28th of February. Submissions are accepted until the 25th of February.
Note that the photo must be your own and must be animal-themed.
Thanks for your support!
Posted in Fun(d)raising, Photo Competition
Tagged animal photos, Caroline Evans Coles, cat charity, cat purrse, Fundraising, Mitchelstown, online fundraiser, Photo competition, T/N/R, TNR fund
Win this fabulous hamper for Valentine. It is filled with treats for you and your furry friends (cats and dogs!).
To take part, call in to Maxi Zoo in Midleton and buy a line for €2 or 3 lines for €5. All proceeds go towards helping stray and feral cats in East Cork.
The draw will take place in store on the 10th of February at 5pm.
Thank you for your support!