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Feel Good when you Shop with Us

Make purchases that are kind to your wallet, the environment, local business AND homeless cats at MEOW Charity Thrift Shop! Our Calgary-based thrift shop features lots of daylight, a carefully organized collection of products, and friendly, helpful service. See what awaits the discriminating 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!

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

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Great for your wallet.

Great for the planet.

Great for cats!

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Get to Know the Thrift Shop

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.

Do You Have Items to Donate?

Donations of items for resale are accepted at the Thrift Shop during opening hours only. Here are the items we can accept.

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! 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. And maybe the perfect item will show up in your social media feed and  you can scurry down here 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 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

2020-03-05

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

Gary M

2021-02-22

"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

2020-07-31

"Awesome pawsome place, definitely worth taking in."

Tuxedo

2021-01-31

"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

2020-03-22

"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
around!!"

Audra B

2020-07-13

"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

2020-02-12

Upcoming Events

Events

August 2022

Sunday 21 August

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tango 2 Echo (formerly Greenview Industrial Block Party)
3A Street and 40th Avenue NE

Friday 26 August

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Adoption Event at Killarney Cat Hospital
Killarney Cat Hospital (3315 26 Ave SW, Bay #2, Calgary AB, Canada)

September 2022

Saturday 10 September

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Parkdale Pet Fest
Parkdale Community Association; Parkdale Community Association (3512 5th Ave NW, Calgary AB, Canada)

Saturday 17 September

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homestead Fall Pet Expo - Airdrie
Play Unleashed (10135 Twp 264, Balzac AB, Canada)

Homestead Market: 10135 TWP 264, Rocky View County
Pet Friendly Event – Leashed Pets are Welcome

Sunday 18 September

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homestead Fall Pet Expo - Airdrie
Play Unleashed (10135 Twp 264, Balzac AB, Canada)

Saturday 24 September

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Calgary Cat Festival

Sunday 25 September

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Calgary Cat Festival

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