Garage Sale of the Summer!

You may not see a garage sale like this again!

At least not for the summer of 2019.

Feline fanciers in and around Calgary have donated an amazing selection of items to support the FRFA cats.

Imagine going home with:

  • a new-in-the-box LazyBoy patio table
  • lovely patio chairs
  • right-hand Calaway women’s golf clubs … and bag!
  • snowblower

Fresh catnip and other irresistible kitty paraphernalia will be available for a donation.

FRFA garage sale information poster with location map and times

 

New items will be brought out on Saturday so be sure to swing by both days.

This is a one-weekend only event. No next weekend or next time.

The garage needs to return to its garage duties.

This is a major fundraiser to help pay for their care including vet visits, medical procedures, food, etc. so let’s clear. out. the. garage.!

 

Again, those details are:

FRFA Garage Sale

Date

Friday, July 19, 2019: 1pm – 7pm
Saturday, July 20, 2019: 9am – 4pm

Location

2428 – 27 Ave NW
Calgary, Alberta
(Banff Tr area)

Important: back alley access only

 

 

An Auction For All Seasons!

 

FRFA is a registered charity which relies entirely on donations, grants and fundraising to cover the costs of veterinary care, vaccination, spay/neutering, food and litter. 

The purpose of the auction is to raise funds to enable FRFA to continue to rescue abandoned, abused or neglected felines. Any money raised will go directly to support the day to day operations at FRFA.

An Auction For All Seasons

When: starts May 4th at noon and ends May 12th at 10PM

Where: head over to www.32auctions.com/FRFA2019 

What: artwork, gift baskets, themed packages, gift certificates, donations purrfect for you and your cats. There’s even some pawsome items for dogs!

We need your help!

Hopelessness: a most devastating emotion, and a common one faced by those who work in animal rescue. We see the need and try to meet it, but for every critter in, we need someone willing to care for them.
Lately, the calls for rescue far exceed those willing to provide shelter and care.

If you have been considering assisting, please do now. Thank you for your help. Together we can change hopelessness for homeless cats in Calgary!

The Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Feline Friend

Did you know…

… that each year there are far more kittens born than there are homes for.
… that only 1 kitten in every litter of 5 will live out its life loved and cared for.
… that the remaining 80% will die of neglect, abuse, disease or be euthanized as “surplus” kittens.
… that for those fortunate enough to be adopted only 1 in every 3 cats will live out its life in that home.
… that the reproductive abilities of cats far exceed those of dogs.
… that in a 7 year span (exponential breeding growth):
1 female dog + 1 male dog = 2,000 puppies
1 female cat + 1 male cat = 450,000 kittens
… that prevention through neutering and spaying is the most humane and cost effective means of reducing cat overpopulation and the consequent misery of more “unwanted” kittens being born.
… that you can make a significant difference in lowering the number of unwanted born only to die by spaying and neutering your cats.
… that a $150 donation (tax receipts provided) will allow FRFA to provide spay/neuter assistance to those who cannot afford to alter their cats.

Online Fundraising Auction a Rousing Success!

WOW! WOW!! WOW!!!

FRFA’s inaugural Fundraising Auction was a Meowing Success! The auction raised $5155.00, and with an incredible offer of donation matching, the total came to $10,155.00.  We are absolutely giddy with gratitude!

Thank you Santa and Mrs. Claws and your devoted elves for your ever so generous gift of donation matching. You must have heard what very good cats they have been this year. Your support and kindness will never be forgotten.  The all-butter shortbread and a little belly warming Henessey will be to the right of the fireplace.  Thank you for the wonderful gift!

Thank you to all the following who graciously donated to our auction to provide for the cats! Your generosity made this success possible:

Teresa Trimble & Wendy Vollmin (All Clean Cleaning company)
Calgary Pet Wellness – Spay/Neuter Clinic
Cathleen Foster
Connie Foster
Nadine Charman
Jenn Bolger Photography
Linda Van Dyke
Robbi James
Shawnessy Village Pet Valu
Evanston Pet Valu
Sheila Brantnall
Stephanie
Tori Taylor
Tracey Foster
Billie Mesiano
Lorraine Watson
Some very fine philanthropist felines

Thank you to all that bid, to those that won and those who made donations. Hope your Christmas is as blessed as you have made the cats’!

Tracey, Connie and Cathleen Foster, a huge, furfilled THANK YOU for literally creating this auction. You made it look so lovely and easy. I know the grueling effort and work that went in to making it such a tremendous success. Thank you!
Tori Taylor, a great furry THANK YOU to you too, for taking pity on my pitiful posts and giving of your talents to spread the word.
Billie Mesiano, thank you, friend, for always being there and for quietly assisting where you see need.

Thank you to all that have provided support and opportunity for our rescued cats and kittens. They are so deserving and we are so grateful that you make a positive future possible for them!
Aww… now I’m feeling all happy weepy.

Merry Christmas!

Dawn

2017 Online Fundraising Auction

Please join us for our first ever ONLINE AUCTION, which will take place from December 3rd through December 10th, 2017! Please visit our auction host, 32Auctions, to create an account to view and bid on auction items. By bidding, you’ll be helping us to raise funds to cover our ever-increasing shelter costs, including veterinary care for our rescues. Shop for yourself or pick up some unique holiday gifts, all while helping us rescue, treat, rehabilitate, and re-home homeless or abandoned cats!

Online Auction 2017

***UPDATE***

WOW! WOW!! WOW!!!

FRFA’s inaugural Fundraising Auction was a Meowing Success! The auction raised $5155.00, and with an incredible offer of donation matching, the total came to $10,155.00.  We are absolutely giddy with gratitude!

Thank you Santa and Mrs. Claws and your devoted elves for your ever so generous gift of donation matching. You must have heard what very good cats they have been this year. Your support and kindness will never be forgotten.  The all-butter shortbread and a little belly warming Henessey will be to the right of the fireplace.  Thank you for the wonderful gift!

Thank you to all the following who graciously donated to our auction to provide for the cats! Your generosity made this success possible:

Teresa Trimble & Wendy Vollmin (All Clean Cleaning company)
Calgary Pet Wellness – Spay/Neuter Clinic
Cathleen Foster
Connie Foster
Nadine Charman
Jenn Bolger Photography
Linda Van Dyke
Robbi James
Shawnessy Village Pet Valu
Evanston Pet Valu
Sheila Brantnall
Stephanie
Tori Taylor
Tracey Foster
Billie Mesiano
Lorraine Watson
Some very fine philanthropist felines

Thank you to all that bid, to those that won and those who made donations. Hope your Christmas is as blessed as you have made the cats’!

Tracey, Connie and Cathleen Foster, a huge, furfilled THANK YOU for literally creating this auction. You made it look so lovely and easy. I know the grueling effort and work that went into making it such a tremendous success. Thank you!
Tori Taylor, a great furry THANK YOU to you too, for taking pity on my pitiful posts and giving of your talents to spread the word.
Billie Mesiano, thank you, friend, for always being there and for quietly assisting where you see a need.

Thank you to all that have provided support and opportunity for our rescued cats and kittens. They are so deserving and we are so grateful that you make a positive future possible for them!
Aww… now I’m feeling all happy weepy.

Merry Christmas!

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Welcome!  Our 2017 online auction will be held from December 3rd through December 10th and will be hosted online through 32 Auctions.  Please CLICK HERE to be redirected to their website, where you can view all of the goodies and register to bid for items.  Good luck, and thank you for supporting the work we do!

Foster Homes Save Lives

These lovely rural kitties are arriving Dec. 30th. They will be vetted and vaccinated upon arrival, but may not be able to be neutered and spayed till later in the week. There may be 4 in total. Fostering provides opportunity for those that have none. We provide for all their vet care, require strictly indoor homes, supplies can be provided or a tax receipt can be issued if you choose to help with their upkeep.

SOS

SOS
There is a great deal to be concerned about these days. There has been a very significant reduction in donations with these trying times. Every contribution, large or small makes it possible to provide shelter, food and medical care for our rescued cats. Please help if you can.

 

Curious grey and orange kittens on stand

Edgemont Global Pet Foods

Good nutrition plays an important role in a cat’s health and wellness.

This is especially true when special conditions are present.

Edgemont Global Pet Foods graciously stepped up with an offer to help keep the cats and kittens fed with the most appropriate foods for their needs.

Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

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Volunteers Needed For The Shelter

PunchieGeneral Job Description: Providing for the day to day physical care of the animals and keeping their environment clean, healthy and pleasant.

Specific Duties: Cleaning and disinfecting cages, litter boxes, food and water bowls, floors, bedding and surfaces.

Desired Qualifications: Reliability and commitment 100% requirement. A true love of animal care, empathy, extreme patience, observant nature and organized.

Required Commitment: Minimum 4-5 hour shift once per week. Daily shifts vary.

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