Here at Cat Mom Calgary, I care about the impact my business practices have on our planet. It’s part of a broader value of sustainability my immediate family has. My wife, son, and I walk, take trains, or ride bikes to get most places, and my family’s values have informed my business’ green ethics.
I’m always thinking of how I can do better, how my business can be positive not only for my clients but sustainable in the face of needed climate action.
This is why I’m pleased to share that Cat Mom Calgary is now officially a Friend of Tree Canada: for every cat I have ever taken care of as Cat Mom Calgary, I purchased a tree with Tree Canada to be planted in that cat’s honour. Cat Mom Calgary will continue to be part of Tree Canada’s National Greening Program: I will also purchase a tree for each future new cat client I have.
I picked this program with Tree Canada as a meaningful way to thank my clients for their business and honour the cats I care for. This is something I can do as a small business owner that will leave a positive legacy for our planet while helping offset my carbon footprint.
There are a variety of programs that Tree Canada has that are suitable for the biggest companies, communities, small businesses like mine, families, and individuals. As Galadriel says in the movie of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” Or, as in this case, even the smallest cat.