Lost and Found
Please read our
lost and found page in case you recognize any of the
cats and kittens featured.
Lost/Missing Douglas Street 9th
one and a half year old, neutered female cat. She is a tabby cat
with touches fo tan, white on her undersides and on her legs. She
also has a white diamond between her shoulders.
she is generally shy of new people but when relaxed she is quite
affectionate and vocal. she has no collar and is not microchipped.
Please contact Olan at 087
056 50 32 if you see her or have any details.
Still missing: It has been 5 months but his owner is still hoping:
Please Please Help Find "Setsu"
He went missing in the Castlelack area of Bandon one week ago yesterday.
Setsu,he is five years old and neutered. He is very much an indoor cat
and doesn't usually go far from outside the house. I expect he would be
in the Castlelack/Brinny area, so if anyone sees him can they please
contact kay on 086 37 55 77 2. please share this if you have friends in
this area. the photo is a bit dark so even if you think a cat you see is
him please ring as he is in an area that he is not familiar with.
We wish to acknowledge and thank Georgia
Hopkins, artist, for her kind donation to Cork cat action trust from the
recent exhibition of her work. We thank her for her kindness and wish her to
know that we really appreciate her donation.
Assistance from our supporters
the support of everyone who have given us monies, food and blankets
throughout 2011 and recently those who sent us Christmas donations we would
not have been able to keep going. You have enabled us to do that
little bit more and a thank you as you have helped get a few more cats
neutered and fed. Every donation and kindness is gratefully received and
wonderful. Lastly, a big thank you to the people who have gotten many feral
cats and kittens neutered and to those who have adopted from us, and may
your kindness be rewarded. Thank you for thinking of the cats and
- Grant assistance Thank you Minister Coveney.
We were delighted to receive a grant of €9,000
from the Department of Agriculture just before Christmas. Needless to
say, this will be an enormous help in paying some of our veterinary bills,
which average €3,500 per month. Thanks to this grant, a bit more can be
What we achieved in August 2012
Neutered 52 felines,
Vaccinated 17 kittens, (the fight against flu and leukaemia begins
when they are
Two cats had amputations,
Three were tested for cat aids and leukaemia,
Two were Put to Sleep as they were beyond veterinary care.
From January to end of
June 2011, our workload is as follows:
load for July 2011 is as follows:
Testing for fiv and aids: 5
Euthanasia is the last option, and in all cases it was
because of terrible injury, or terminal illness. If
feral and obviously sick cats are tested and found
positive for feline aids and leukemia there is very
little option but to put them to sleep humanely, both to
end their suffering, and to protect the other
populations from infection. Leukemia particularly in
adult cats, is invariably fatal.
From October 2011 onwards, we can reclaim income tax
which has been paid on all donations made to us in the
previous year, in excess of €250 a year, or €21 per
A number of our benefactors do donate this amount or
more to us annually, but unfortunately we do not always
have their contact addresses or phone numbers. If you
are one of these blessedly kind people, we would be
grateful if you could let us have your address details
so that we could send you the necessary form, or
otherwise, simply go our help page on the website, down
load the page (CHY2 appendix 2) from the Revenue link,
complete and forward it to Ellen McCormack, Killeenleigh,
Aghabullogue, Co. Cork. Our charity number is CHY18345,
our charitable exemption was granted on the 24th October
2008, and we were authorised as an eligible charity on
18th November 2010.
is a very very small group of unpaid volunteers. All funds raised go
to neutering cats and caring for those that we are able
to help. Therefore any help we receive is greatly
Please join and find cork cat action trust on facebook by clicking on this
Kitten And Cat
We have many domestic and semi-feral cats in need of a
good home. You can see them online on our
"It's not that I'm a T.V. addict,
just that the Sky box is nice and warm".
A vote of confidence from Gingy, one of
our permanent residents.
have long term foster cats
which we have not yet been able to find homes for. If
you wish to sponsor any of our long term foster cats
please do help in any way you feel you can. we also have
a sponsor us page
where you can make a donation care of paypal.
A happy ending : Shandon
Meet Shandon and her new charges
Posted July 2011
A number of cats have gone missing in the Mogeely, Cobh and the
EXTRA VIGILANT WITH YOUR CATS
Please Do Not LEAVE THEM OUT AT NIGHT
and make yourself aware of suspicious vans and if you see someone with a
trap ask them what they are about. If its innocent then there should be no
worries about answering questions.
All SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO THE GARDAI and if you have reg numbers of cars and
vehicles give them that also.
Other News Items
Our Reason for being:
is a non profit group dedicated to the well-being and welfare
of cats, feral, stray, and abandoned where possible. Our main
objective is to neuter feral cats: to reduce the suffering of and
prevent unwanted breeding of feral cats by a programme of
trap/neuter/release. All funds raised go towards veterinary care for cats that
we are able to help. To this end we have to ask for the cost of the neutering
which is greatly subsidized.
is a very very small group of dedicated volunteers and
unfortunately we do not have a sanctuary and space for taking in cats and or
kittens is very limited.
one animal won't
world. But, it
will change the
world for that