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Mark Your Calendar: the 2014 Santa Paws Festival is coming

Thursday, November 06, 2014
The annual Santa Paws Festival at the Cat Care Society shelter is Friday, Dec. 5, noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 'Santa Paws' is Cat Care Society’s annual bake sale and craft bazaar (plus more). This year the festival features:
  • Santa Paws (played by Dave Genco). 
  •  Baked goods for purchase – best sellers include homemade candies, cookies, bar cookies, and pies; home-canned items such as pickles’ james and jellies; boxed cupcakes; Bundt cakes and other cakes that can be wrapped without destroying frosting; spiced nuts and fudge. 
  • Free refreshments, including popcorn sweets, and our Famous Cathouse Punch. 
  • Meow Mart at its best. 
  • Hand-crafted items for sale. 
  • Jingle Cats. 
  • Jackie Green, face painter, back for a second year on Saturday only, starting at 11 (first come, first served). 
  • A raffle/drawing for great gift items.



  

This week: Festival of Felines is Back June 28th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Great Family Fun!

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Join usSaturday, June 28th, 11 am to 2 pm, at the Cat Care Society shelter, 5787 W. 6th Avenue (near 6th and Sheridan).

See all the 2014 Tails of the Painted Cats (even vote for your favorite one)...pet the real kitties...enjoy free popcorn, punch and cake as you browse...there will be free face painting (A Change of Face will be back again this year), coloring and hourly giveaways for the kiddos. Plus, you'll be able to tour the veterinary clinic and shop at Meow Mart for cat toys and supplies.



 New this year at Festival of Felines:

1) Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs will be selling hot dogs, chips and soda. We'll have tables and chairs set up on the grassy knoll between the shelter and the white house for comfortable dining.

Biker Jim's restaurant is located at 2148 Larimer in LoDo and is revered by both Yelp! and Westword. In addition to Festival of Felines on the 28th, Biker Jim's carts are located at 16th and Arapahoe and the Auraria Campus by Tivoli Center. Visit: http://bikerjimsdogs.com


2) Sketch Artist Alex Ferreira will be on hand to draw your kitty from a photo for $20 (also available in advance).

Particulars: prior to the festival, send a photo of your cat to Suellen Scott,sscott@catcaresociety.org. She'll forward it to Alex Ferreira, our sketch artist, and he'll have it ready for you at the festival - or bring your photo to the festival - but please don't bring your cat.

Make sure to stop by the shelter on the 28th, 11 to 2! Great Family Fun!


New at Festival of Felines: Have a Sketch of your Kitty Drawn from a Photo

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Sketch Artist Alex Ferreira will be on hand at Festival of Felines on June 28th (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) to draw your kitty from a photo for $20 (also available in advance). See an example of Alex's work pictured here.

Prior to the festival (deadline: Wednesday, June 25, 4 p.m.), e-mail a high resolution jpg of your cat (one cat per sketch, please) to Suellen Scott, sscott@catcaresociety.org, with your name and phone number. She'll contact you regarding credit card payment and then forward your jpg to our sketch artist. He'll have your sketch ready for pick up at Festival of Felines on June 28th.

Or, bring a print of your cat photo to Festival of Felines on June 28th (please, not your real cat) and Alex will make up the sketch at the festival (time permitting).  

Questions? Call Suellen Scott at 303.239.9680 x 19

Many thanks to CCS Supporter Brenda Johnson for suggesting this project!


2nd Year: Festival of Felines is Back June 28th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Great Family Fun!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Join usSaturday, June 28th, 11 am to 2 pm, at the Cat Care Society shelter, 5787 W. 6th Avenue (near 6th and Sheridan).

See all the 2014 Tails of the Painted Cats (even vote for your favorite one)...pet the real kitties...enjoy free popcorn, punch and cake as you browse...there will be free face painting (A Change of Face will be back again this year), coloring and hourly giveaways for the kiddos. Plus, you'll be able to tour the veterinary clinic and shop at Meow Mart for cat toys and supplies.



 New this year at Festival of Felines:

1) Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs will be selling hot dogs, chips and soda. We'll have tables and chairs set up on the grassy knoll between the shelter and the white house for comfortable dining.

Biker Jim's restaurant is located at 2148 Larimer in LoDo and is revered by both Yelp! and Westword. In addition to Festival of Felines on the 28th, Biker Jim's carts are located at 16th and Arapahoe and the Auraria Campus by Tivoli Center. Visit: http://bikerjimsdogs.com


 
2) Sketch Artist Alex Ferreira will be on hand to draw your kitty from a photo for $20 (also available in advance).

Particulars: prior to the festival, send a photo of your cat to Suellen Scott,sscott@catcaresociety.org. She'll forward it to Alex Ferreira, our sketch artist, and he'll have it ready for you at the festival - or bring your photo to the festival - but please don't bring your cat.

Make sure to stop by the shelter on the 28th, 11 to 2! Great Family Fun!

Festival of Felines 2014: Mark Your Calendar for Saturday, June 28th, 11 to 2

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Festival of Felines 

Sat, June 28 ● 11 am to 2 pm 

Cat Care Society ● 5787 W. 6th Avenue 

See all 23 of the 2014 Painted Cats + New Flat Cats + More 

Pet the Real Cats and Tour The Cat Clinic 

Shop at Meow Mart 

Enjoy Refreshments: Cake, Cat House Punch & Pop Corn 

Face Painting & Crafts for Children 

Plus, “Dogs For Cats” - Biker Jim’s Gourmet Hot Dogs will be set up by the Shelter Front Door for Yummy Lunch Fare 

  Link to see the 2014 Painted Cats Online

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