Donations Needed for the OAR Garage Sale!
We are behind in donations for the OAR Garage Sale, to be held June 24-26 in our parking lot. Contact Beth Muccillo (email@example.com
or 513-575-1771) to donate items and/or to volunteer before and during
the sale. Help with pricing items is needed now. Donations
can be brought to Beth's house in Milford, or to storage space in
Norwood. Pickup is available for furniture and other large
donations. Click here for a list of accepted items. (Please: no
clothes, candles or outdated textbooks and manuals.) Set-up will begin
Wed., June 22. Sale hours are 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9
a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.
Look for us on the FOX19 Morning News
OAR representatives will be on Channel 19 with meteorologist
Katy Morgan on May 13 to talk about the Kitten Shower Open House &
Supply Drive coming up two days later. Tune in during the 8:30-9:30
a.m. hour. (Yes, we’ll have kittens with us.) Katy, who emceed
our first A”cat”emy Awards in February, did a great job handling squirmy
Nancy the kitten during OAR’s first TV appearance with her! Watch it
Happy Hour Fundraiser at Arnie's on the Levee, May 13th
OAR returns to Arnie's on the Levee in Newport for a Cash for
Cats Cock-“tail'” Happy Hour, 5-9 p.m. May 13. For a $10 donation, you
will get a refillable cup for domestic beer. We’ll also sell
split-the-pot chances and raffle tickets for gift baskets. Stop by
before heading to the ballpark, or stick around to watch the Reds vs.
Cards on TV. More info...
Kitten Shower Open House & Supply Drive, May 15th
Ohio Alleycat Resource is throwing a kitten shower during its
Spring Open House from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15th. You’re
encouraged to bring toys and other items for the fur babies and for
OAR's resource center.
Check our our main 2011 OAR Wish List below! We’ll also be registered at Walmart stores and at Walmart.com / View Walmart.com Wish List
It’s also fine to just come by to coo over the little ones and
give love to our adult cats, too. We’ll have a raffle and
refreshments. Volunteers are needed to supply food and work at the
event. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-575-1771.
Spay/neuter specials for kittens, moms and N.Ky.
conjunction with the kitten shower, the OAR clinic is having a $10-off
special on kitten spay/neuter May 10-13. The offer is for
kittens under 5 months or 5 pounds. (The kitten must be at least 8
weeks and 2.2 pounds.) Bring in the mother at the same time, and she
also can be fixed for $10 off. Did you know that a female cat can
go into heat and become pregnant at as young as 5 months? For male
cats, early neutering eliminates or greatly decreases unwanted
behaviors such as roaming, urine marking, fighting and aggression. Call
513-871-0185 for an appointment.
- This just in: Call now for our Cinco de Meow special. On May 5, only, surgery plus rabies vaccine is $25.
- A $10 surgery-rabies vaccine offer continues for Northern Kentucky residents.
The Neuterville Express transport has expanded its pickup areas
to Highland Heights and Burlington, with more areas coming soon.
Call the clinic number or see NeutervilleExpress.com for dates and times.
Revised OAR Mission Statement
OAR’s board adopted a revised mission statement last month to better capture what we do:
“Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic is a nonprofit
501(c)(3) organization.Our mission is to enrich the lives of cats and
communities in Greater Cincinnati by providing low-cost, high-quality
spay/neuter services for ferals, strays and pets; offering TNR
(trap-neuter-return) and other outreach programs; and running a small,
no-kill adoption center dedicated to finding loving homes.”
Thank you to our staff, volunteers, donors, clients, adopters and others who help us achieve our goals.
Welcome New Board Members
volunteers - Melissa McNally, Dave Sageser and Kathy Schwartz - are
now on the board of Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic.
They join Liz Johnson (director), George Jonson, Emily Moore and Kevin
Nester. Read the new members' bios.
Adoption Spotlight: The Queen Bree
It's no wonder that gorgeous Bree was named queen of the rescue at
OAR's Furry Valentine Party. This beauty, only 2, was rescued from
behind a Lebanon apartment complex with two kittens. She likely
was an abandoned pet, but it's beyond us how anyone could leave sweet
Bree behind. She's affectionate, curious and playful. Bree does
well with other cats, too. She'd love to be the queen of your castle!
- You can provide a forever home, too. See photos and descriptions of our available cats and kittens, then fill out an adoption questionnaire.
- Meet our residents during OAR's open hours noon-2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
- We also regularly have cats at the Oakely PetSmart, 3401 Alamo Ave., with OAR volunteers there from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month.
We want to hear about community events where we can spread the word about OAR. Contact Charlotte at email@example.com with what's coming up in your area.
Events take place at OAR, 5619 Orlando Place, unless noted.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. New volunteers welcome!
May 4: Fundraising committee, 6:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com.
May 5: Cinco de Meow $25 surgery-rabies vaccine special in the clinic. Appointments: 513-871-0185.
May 10-13: $10-off surgery specials for kittens and moms. Appointments: 513-871-0185.
May 13, Cash for Cats Cock-“tail” Happy Hour at Arnie's Fundraiser, 5-9 p.m., Arnie’s on the Levee, 120 E. Third St., Newport.
May 14 and 28:
May 15, Kitten Shower Open House & Supply Drive, 1-4 p.m. Volunteers needed; contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-575-1771.
- Open Hours for prospective adopters, noon-2 p.m.
- Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) workshop, noon. Contact email@example.com.
May 25: Adoption committee, 6:30 p.m. Help promote our cats; contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 24-26, OAR Garage Sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Donations and volunteers needed; contact email@example.com or 513-575-1771.
July 29, OAR night at Pendleton Art Center’s Final Friday, 6-10 p.m., 1301 Pendleton St., Pendleton/Over-the-Rhine. http://www.pendletonartcenter.com. Volunteers needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-575-1771.
Aug. 20, Thunder Alleycat Bowl-a-thon, 7-9 p.m., Stone Lanes, 3746 Montgomery Road, Norwood. Details to come.
** If interested in helping to plan next year’s A”cat”emy Awards dinner, email Lauren.Townsend@mac.com. **
||* 62 at OAR
||* 18 in Foster Homes
||* 3 at PetSmart
Each month we will feature several OAR residents who need a good home! Be sure to click on each cat for more photos!
OAR Social Networking!
Secure Online Donations
Follow OAR on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn and be sure to check out our blog as well.