LOST December 1st – Luna

LUNA is still missing from the Ballyphehane area in Cork601073_600217270015531_1170899799_n. We’ve had so many phonecalls and potential sightings that have seem to have been false alarms but we’re not giving up and if you happen to see ANY cat that might be Luna please  call or text on 0862642115 or 0214310815! It would be much appreciated! Remember she is wearing this LIGHT BLUE COLLAR.

Find more info on a Facebook page her owner set up HERE

The Animal Care Society (Cork), a registered charity, was formed in October 2000. The aim of the Animal Care Society is stated in its name, to try and provide care to all animals in Cork City and County that require it. We are almost entirely made up of volunteers who give their time and effort to help animals. We are in NO way associated with the CSPCA, also known as the “animals home”.

Through our network of dedicated dog, cat and wildlife fosterers we have rehomed about six thousand animals since our foundation. We also operate a help line service. ACS Help-line Volunteers are the interface between the public and the Society. Their Job is to deal with a broad range of animal related queries in a professional manner. We also run a charity shop located in Togher, Cork from which all the proceeds are directly going towards helping the animals in our care.

While dealing primarily with companion animals the Society has also dealt with numerous cases involving other domesticated animals and wild life. Through a program of neutering and spaying it tries to address the terrible problem of feral cats and the immense suffering they endure. It reports cases of cruelty to farm animals to the inspectors of the department of agriculture who deal with those matters. It works with the ISPCA (Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to animals) where appropriate.

By means of its Clyde Fund, founded by ACS member Mrs. Kathleen Quinlan and named after Clyde, the dog left dying in the roadside, the Society provides veterinary care for stray animals injured in road traffic accidents. On a general level we endeavour to promote a responsible approach to pet ownership and a positive attitude to animal welfare through education talks.

Lost Cat

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His name is Sailum and is very shy. He has white back legs and white paws. Front legs are black and white paws. He has white under his chin and on the tummy area. Not wearing any form of id. Is neutered. Went missing from duntaheen road , Fermoy, Co.

Cork. on Tuesday 03 July 2012. This is an old picture as the cat is 5 yrs old.

LOST, Kanturk, 6/04/12

Rusty a 2 yr old rescued dog has dissapeared from his home in kanturk co cork. He wore a brown leather collar with a name tag. Family are terrified what might become of him please send to every rescue, friend, warden, garda you can think of especialy in co cork. We need to get him home. Please take 2 minutes to share his details. Any info report please to 02950623 and 0214816331

And the winner is…

We are facing a little problem as our jury came back to us with two ex-aequo photos by Debbie Hogan and Helen Ivory Ward for our March photo competition.  We thus went back to the original Facebook votes and attributed the prize to the photo who had the most votes them.
Debbie Hogan with her photo “Clyde” is therefore the winner of the March competition and will be able to have her favourite picture of her pet painted by Katrina Tracuma!  Congratulations!

"Clyde" by Debbie Hogan

However, we couldn’t leave Helen with nothing, so she will receive a copy of Illusion by Brenda Tilsey Gibson for her photo “Stan, Mouse and Red”.

"Stan, Mouse and Red" by Helen Ivory Ward

Thank you to all the participants who shared their wonderful photos with us, but most importantly helped the animals in our care by doing so.  We’d also like to thank the public on Facebook, as well as our jury, who had the difficult task to choose only one out of the five beautiful pictures shortlisted.  Finally, thank you to Jill Roberts for her support in offering this prize.

Well done to all!

March 2012 Photo Competition: Shortlist

We’ve never had that many voters and I think the jury is once again going to have a tough time!  We receive so many great photos from our supporters and we would like to thank you all for sending them to us.

The voting on Facebook is now over.  The photos with the most votes will now go to our jury and the winner of this month competition will be announced in the next few days.

Here are the five photos that received the most votes and were shortlisted (you can see the whole set here).

"Bonnie" by Debbie Hogan

"Clyde" by Debbie Hogan

"Gorby" by Kate Walsh

"Stan, Mouse and Red" by Helen Ivory Ward

"Zoe and Bumble" by Helen Ivory Ward

Well done to all who entered the competition!  We received some great and very touching photos.  By participating, each of you has been helping the animals and this is what counts the most.  Thank you!

We are very grateful to Katrina Tracuma for sponsoring this month’s competition by offering a painting of a photo of your pet.  The winner will be announced in the next few days.