THUNDER BAY – Events – On October 22, 2012, Kitty Kare is competing for Aviva Community Fund’s $1,000,000 challenge in order to build their greatly needed Cat Sanctuary. The group shares, “We made it to the second round of the competition and all we need is your vote”.
Kitty Kare is the only feline rescue in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Through Kitty Kare, the lives of 200 cats have been saved in Year One of operation. Cats that would ordinarily be euthanized are removed from the City Shelter and placed in foster homes. Cats that require treatment, receive it. Cats are spayed/neutered and when cats/kittens are ready, they are put up for adoption.
Thunder Bay has an overpopulation of cats. Approximately 1500 of these cats and kittens are brought to Animal Services yearly: approximately 1200 are euthanized. It is heartwrenching to see the hundreds of innocent faces of these abandoned cats and kittens being taken away to be killed. With a Cat Sanctuary, Kitty Kare will have a place to shelter more cats that come to us from Animal Services. Kitty Kare will not have to depend on the number of foster homes available, which currently determines the number of cats and kittens we can rescue. For the community, the Sanctuary will be a special place where the citizens of Thunder Bay can share their passion by visiting, volunteering and/or adopting a rescued cat.
“You can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” ~ Immanuel Kant
Show Canada that Thunder Bay truly has a giant heart and vote. It won’t cost you a cent. Just a click of your mouse and you can help build a sanctuary.