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Amherst, NH – Saturday
and Sunday, May 5 and 6 marks the 24th “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels
Fundraiser” at Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE. This event will run
both days from 9AM to 5PM rain or shine.
Kitty Angels, Inc., a no-kill cat shelter,
has been the recipient of these awesome events at Treasures by not only gaining
much needed funds, but getting quite a number of the countless felines in their
care adopted. Kitty Angels, Inc., itself, is made up of all unpaid volunteers
and is dedicated to rescuing stray and abandoned cats and kittens, furnishing
them with treatment for injuries or other health issues before placing them
into their new forever homes with compatible owners. They are a non-profit,
charitable corporation where all donations are fully tax-deductible and every
penny of every donation is used in the caring of cats. (View their website at: www.kittyangels.org).
This year’s event will feature over 100
vendors in an entertaining, crafts, flea market, yard sale and county-fair type
atmosphere complete with live entertainment. Members of the Amherst Animal
Hospital will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about cats or any
other animal. ‘The New England Brethren of Pirates,’ a reenactment and improve
troupe, will be back, entertaining guests as characters from the Pirates of the
Caribbean movies, selling hand-made wares and playing fun, pirate themed games
with children. Mapledell Farm of Townsend, MA, a traveling petting zoo and goat
rental farm will bring alpacas, donkeys, goats and bunnies for petting, feeding
and to greet the young and old. Times of live entertainment and entertainers
Some tentative and committed vendors
include; Sillie Puffs, Arctic Bark, Royal Towne Fudge, Amherst Wellness Center,
Twilight Farm and Fiber, Dippy Chippy & More, Lu La Roe, NEWPRO, Forever
Clean Soaps, Here’s Your Sign (Custom Made Signs), Three Daughters Jewelry and
Gifts, Vinyl Revival Record Albums, Pet Pawlicy, Our Creative Imaginings,
Courtland Creations, Anthony Acres Kitty Cat Farm, Willy’s Whirlies, Damsel in
Defense and Pampered Chef, Artist Samantha Michalides, Wickedbones and a
growing list of others.
Products to be offered consist of but not
limited to jewelry, pet supplies, honey, jams, syrups, candles, soaps, florals,
sports memorabilia and sporting goods, clothing, minerals, fossils, crystals,
essential oils, handmade felt and wool products and much, much more. Along with
the various “yard sale” items that can be found, you’ll be guaranteed to uncover
a bargain for yourself, your pet, your home, or your garden sanctuary.
raffle of numerous and diverse prizes, will be featured throughout the fundraising
weekend and into the month of June. The raffle has always been successful in
raising added funds for this event. All prizes are generously donated by local
and national businesses including some of the on-site vendors.
This annual fundraising event for “Kitty
Angels, Inc.” is the “pet” charity of Treasures’ owners, Rick & Sherry
Tobin. To date, their fundraising efforts have far exceeded $80,000 in dollars
If you’d like to make a donation, but can’t
come to the event that weekend, you may send a check or money order to Kitty
Angels Inc., P. O. Box 638, Tyngsboro, MA 01879. Please put Treasures in the
memo line. As always, you can drop off a check at Treasures and they will
forward it for you. If you can’t make a monetary donation at this time, but
would like to help, material donations will be happily accepted such as cat
food (both dry and canned), kitty litter (non-scoopable preferred, but any
litter is good litter), medical supplies, bedding (clean towels, blankets,
quilts, clean denim and corduroy, quilted bedspreads), carriers, cleaning
supplies including bleach, laundry detergent and paper towels, photocopy paper,
postage stamps, cat toys and cat furniture as well as trash bags. You don’t
have to wait for this event to drop off any donations for ‘Kitty Angels.’ You
can do that by making an appointment when the store is open, which is 10AM to
5PM daily. The address is 106 Ponemah Road, Amherst, NH 03031.
thanks go to Clark & Leighton, P.C. Dentistry who, were kind enough to
donate a portion of their land for this event.
This popular and much sought after annual
fundraising event will not only benefit the kitties, but will provide you with
fun, bargains, food, ideas and knowledge. Please consider adopting a new,
life-long, forever-friend as well.
There is still space available if you are
interested in being a vendor for the event? A donation fee of $30.00 is all you
need for an outdoor space, and will cover both days! Contact Sherry or Rick at
(603) 672-2535. Visit their website for more information at www.TreasuresNH.com.