Feel Good when you Shop with Us

Make purchases that are kind to your wallet, the environment, local businesses, and helps stray and abandoned cats in Calgary, Alberta. Here at MEOW Charity Thrift Shop, we create a welcoming environment while giving back to the community! Our Calgary-based thrift shop features lots of daylight, a carefully organized collection of products, and friendly, helpful service. See what awaits the insightful thrifter.

We are owned and operated by MEOW Foundation, a no-kill cat rescue that has operated in Calgary since 2000. Feel pawsitively great about your purchases knowing that 100% of our proceeds support cats in need!

Our shop is run by a few staff members, but day-to-day activities are mostly dealt with by our wonderful volunteers. See mentioned section below to learn how to volunteer with us!

You'll find pre-owned treasures, hand-made items for your pets, MEOW-branded merchandise, and unique products from selected local businesses that support MEOW Foundation with a portion of their sale proceeds.

Get to Know the Thrift Shop

Are You Looking to Shop?

We're open 6 days a week (closed Mondays and statutory holidays). Here are directions to our location and our opening hours.

Would You Like to Volunteer With Us?

Volunteering is a rewarding activity, which benefits not only the charity and the community, but the volunteers themselves! It's a perfect opportunity to meet new people, gain work experience, and help out our sweet little cats! Learn more about volunteering with MEOW Charity Thrift Shop.

Be the First to Know

Don't miss any of our sales! Follow MEOW Charity Thrift Shop on Facebook and Instagram. Maybe the perfect item will show up in your social media feed and you can call ahead and scoop it up!

If you've had a chance to visit the shop, let us know what you think.

Returns Policy

Please note that sales are final and we do not accept returns.

Defective electronic products can be brought back to the store with receipt within 7 days of purchase for a refund or store credit.

What Our Customers Say

"This is an absolute jewel of a thrift store... Amazing bargains. A shop
created with love. Will definitely be back for special gifts, exquisite pieces
for the house and goodies for my cat Mimi."

Brigitte D


"Great place to shop. Great people and good pricing."

Gary M


"I absolutely love this place so much. The items are all extremely high
quality, the volunteers are friendly and amazing, and the cause to help cats
is absolutely wonderful."

Trinity M


"Awesome pawsome place, definitely worth taking in."



"I wanted to write this review because of the cat toys! We picked up a few
today, all made by volunteers. My cats are obsessing over them! They’ve never
reacted this way with store bought toys!"

Brittany R


"Great place full of treasures, in case you are looking for an older item,
decorations, dishes and of course the best cat beds and sleeping pads

Audra B


"The store itself is bright, well organized and has an abundance of clean, well-priced new and used items. The staff was extremely friendly. I will certainly be shopping here on a regular basis."

Heather T


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