Kitten Rescue Curacao FoundationCare for motherless kittens, nursing cats and cats with special needs
The Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation provides a safe haven for motherless kittens, nursing cats, injured cats and cats with special needs. The foundation also organizes multiple spay & neuter campaigns per year for stray cats and for cats of owners without the financial means to arrange it theirselves.
The Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation is very proud to present our enthusiastic ambassadors Piet & Froukje. These prominent representatives of the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation have one thing in common: they are selflessly committed to supporting the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation in our mission to put an end to the enormous animal suffering among kittens and cats on Curacao.
Veterinarian and TV personality Piet Hellemans (RTL4 – Eigen Huis en Tuin Lekker Leven, SBS6 – Samen voor Dieren) is ambassador of the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation. In addition to his work for TV and his work as a veterinarian, he is completely selflessly committed to the foundation. Piet supports the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation with his network, knowledge and skills and is the founder of our sterilization program with which we sterilize about 1000 (stray) cats per year.
Froukje de Both
TV personality Froukje de Both is an ambassador of the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation. Froukje de Both has been presenting television and radio programs for several major radio and TV channels in the Netherlands for over 20 years. She currently presents 'Eigen Huis en Tuin Lekker Leven' on RTL4 on a daily basis. Froukje is a huge cat lover and supports the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation by, among other things, using her network and social media channels to bring the foundation to the attention of the Dutch public.
The Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation provides a safe haven for motherless kittens, nursing cats, injured cats and cats with special needs. Kitten Rescue Curacao was founded by Miriam Bleeker in 2014 and became an official registered foundation in 2019. The Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation does have a ANBI Status (Dutch Only).
Tevens betekent dit ANBI keurmerk dat wij als stichting voldoen aan strenge kwaliteitseisen. Zo weet je zeker dat Stichting Kitten Rescue Curacao bijdraagt aan een betere wereld voor de dieren, zorgvuldig omgaat met elke euro en (financiële) verantwoording aflegt.
The population of cats on Curacao, an island in the Caribbean, is out of hand. Too many stray cats because people don’t spay and neuter and therefore (motherless) kittens are found almost every day. In boxes, plastic bags just left to die on a horrible way. Motherless kittens without any chance of survival if there’s no help for these little ones. This situation lead to the start of the Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation. We started to help out newborns and kittens that just starting eating by themselves. The last few years the foundation also started helping out not only kittens but also nursing cats, injured cats and cats with special needs. We do offer them a safe place to stay and heal or to raise their babies in a completely safe environment.
On a daily basis we have over 75 cats in the shelter. We deliver healthy food, medical care and we start looking for a furrever home. The cost of the shelter are very high so please help us and donate. Adopt a kitten or cat, adopt virtual or become a supporter.. Thank you so much!
Because sterilization is the only way to prevent all this animal suffering, the foundation opened its own operating room in 2020 and started a TNR (Trap-Neuter-Release) programme in collaboration with Dutch veterinarians and a team of volunteers. Every year, about 1000 stray cats and cats of owners with a small grant are sterilized in 8 projects. Thanks to our partners and donors, we can continue to organize these sterilization campaigns.
Piet Hellemans and Miriam Bleeker, founder of Kitten Rescue Curacao will show you what the foundation is all about.
Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation Hofi Abou 44 Willemstad, Curacao Chamber of Commerce: : 149362 ANBI RSIN: 8258.61.998
Kitten Rescue Curacao Foundation
2402 DR Alphen a/d Rijn, Netherlands Chamber of Commerce: 80210724 RSIN: 8615.89.634
The board Curaçao Foundation
Mw. Dr. M. Bleeker-Coccoris – Voorzitter
Mw. S. Sechi – Penningmeester
Dhr. M. Bleeker – Secretaris & Fondsenwerver
Mw. C. Sanches – Algemeen bestuurslid
Dhr. R.G. van Schagen – Algemeen bestuurslid
The board Netherlands Foundation
Dhr. J.P. Hellemans – Voorzitter
Mw. E. Coccoris – Penningmeester
Mw. F. Borren Secretaris
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