Help us secure the future for Angelcats Sanctuary

For: Angelcats Sanctuary and many many stray and injured cats
Skopje, SK, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of
Organizer: Stichting Angel's Choice
€18,655
of €30,000 goal.
Raised by 39 donors
62% Complete
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The Story

Angelcats Sanctuary will be demolished this summer! We and all the animals will be on the streets. With an average of about 50 cats and a couple of dogs under our care nobody is willing to rent their property to us. We have only one option: buy our own property! That’s the only way to secure the future of the sanctuary and the life of many stray animals.

So far luck has been on our sides. We found a highly affordable place at a great location (5 minutes walk from three different vet offices). However, the place is a shell structure. It needs a lot of work and money to make it into a sanctuary. Problem is we don’t have any life savings. All of our earnings go to the animals and that is how we have lived for 10 years now. Animals are our priority.

30.000 euro is needed and we look at you, dear animal lover. 10.000 euro to make the empty shell into a functional sanctuary with several separate units for cats (indoor and outdoor), a few quarantine units and other facilities. And 20.000 euro to pay for the property. A detailed financial estimate is to be found in the picture gallery.

Help us make this dream a reality. We realize this is a lot of money, but we are optimistic and hopeful we will reach our goal because we are doing this with love, dedication and professionalism. We are pressured by the deadline of eviction and the end of Angelcats Sanctuary is no option for us. We need this place to care for all the animals that need us.

Background information:

At the beginning of 2015 we, Maja Popovksa and Ruzica Parsons, joined forces and created an official NGO called Angelcats Sanctuary. We were animal rights activists years before we met. We have two things in common: our love for animals and our belief in mutual help. We believe this is crucial in order to help as much animals as possible.

We trap, shelter, cure, neuter, rehabilitate animals (mostly cats) and find homes for them both in Macedonia and abroad. Usually we take care of animals with special needs/handicapped, the ones everyone else has given up on. We have managed to find homes for over 50 cats and 7 dogs in the past year. One third of them were sent to countries in Western Europe. We neutered around 100 cats in one year time, that’s the best way to save lives.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on August 5, 2016

Posted on August 5, 2016

After several meetings with the estate project development company it has become clear that the demolition of the building in which Angelcats Sanctuary is located is postponed till early spring 2017. This means we have more time to raise the money we need to buy and renovate the new home. In september some benefiet events will be organised in Skopje. Hopefully this will yield a lot of money. In the mean time we will try and find organisations willing to sponsor. Please keep on sharing and donating.

Posted on June 20, 2016

Posted on June 20, 2016

Dutch foundation Angel's Choice organises an auction on Facebook to raise money for the new home of Angelcats Sanctuary. Over 160 donated items will be auctioned. The auction ends on Saturday Jun 25th, 2016 at 20.00 hrs.
You are invited to join and place a bid.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/veilingenAngelsChoice/?fref=ts

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