CAToberfest

Saturday, October 20, 2018 11am - 3pm

Please Join Us for South County Cats' 11th Annual Feline Festival and Fundraiser

CAToberfest is a Celebration of Cats  - a family-friendly event benefiting SCC's spay/neuter programs
CAToberfest 2018 Flyer

Thank You, CAToberfest Sponsors!

This year we have four levels of sponsorship: Cool Cat, Cat's Meow, Community Cat and Shop Cat.
Vendors will be considered sponsors in the Shop Cat category. Our sponsors also enable us to provide free space at the event for our partner cat rescue groups and make it possible for the event to remain admission-free for attendees.

Cool Cat:
Our Lifesaving Work is Proudly Sponsored by:
Petco Foundation

Pine Tree Veterinary Hospital

Community Cat:
Cat-Man-Doo & Life Essentials

Mud Bay

NonScents

Shop Cat:

The Whole Cat and Kaboodle

The Cat Ball


In-Kind Sponsor:

Pet Connection


You can still be a CAToberfest Sponsor! Please inquire to CAToberfest@gmail.com


Saturday, October 20th, 11 am - 3 pm 
In the Main Cafeteria on the ground floor
Map of Renton Technical College Campus (PDF) 
Lots of Free Parking!

Free Admission
Donations of canned cat food or cash are appreciated.

Silent Auction
Will you consider making a donation for the event this year? The silent auction is the main fundraiser at CAToberfest. Your tax-deductible donation could be a gift certificate, service, merchandise or a combined package. Donation ideas can also be found on our Amazon Wish List. Any donation will be greatly appreciated! Your support will be recognized on our website and at our event.
The deadline to receive all donations for the silent auction is September 15th. CAToberfest Donation Form (Word docx). If you have any questions, please email us at CAToberfest@gmail.com.

Raffle 
TBD

Kid's Activities 
CAToberfest features a variety of FREE activities for kids! They will have the opportunity to adopt a plush kitty of their own. New this year is Rock Painting! Supplies and volunteer assistance will be provided for the opportunity to paint a rock and take it home.

Marketplace 
Do you have cat-themed items, new and like-new, that you are ready to rehome? We like to offer a wide variety of items in our marketplace. The thing that is collecting dust at your house might be someone else’s treasured find! We welcome cards, stationery, books and jewelry, etc. We will have a holiday section this year too! If you have items to donate, please email CAToberfest@gmail.com to arrange drop-off or pick-up.

Exhibits 
Pasado’s Safe Haven Spay Station - tour this state-of-the-art mobile spay/neuter unit

Speakers 

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets - Tim Percival

No Bad Cats
- Nancy Howard

Pet Photography and more!

Guests 
include internet supercats Oskar & Klaus!

Food
Plan to have lunch at CAToberfest! We will have a delicious vegetarian menu prepared by the college culinary department.

Fun!
Plan to attend either as a guest or a volunteer

We’ll need lots of help to make CAToberfest run smoothly. If you can volunteer during the event, please email us at CAToberfest@gmail.com.


Art Contest

CAToberfest Art Contest
We are happy to announce the first South County Cats CAToberfest Art Contest for all ages! There will be two divisions -12 years and under, and 13 years and up.
For only $10 you get an unfinished cat ornament and an entry into the Art Contest. All decorated cat ornaments will be on display at CAToberfest on Saturday, October 20, 2018. All proceeds will be used to fund our Spay & Neuter Assistance Program. We hope you will consider entering our contest and helping us spread the word about this other facet of our fundraiser.

Submission Guidelines:
1. Pick up your unfinished cat ornament from a South County Cats volunteer (or at the SCC table at Petco on Saturdays between 11 and 2). The cost for each ornament is only $10 and includes entry into the contest.
2. Use your imagination to decorate your cat however you’d like. (Entries must be in good taste.)
3. Return your decorated cat ornament to a SCC volunteer or you may drop it off at the SCC table at Petco on Saturdays between 11 am and 12:30 pm.
Please write your name on a 1” x 2” card with your phone number to contact you if you are our winner. (This information will not be displayed to the public.) All entries must be received by Friday, October 19th by 5:00 pm to be considered for the contest.
4. You may purchase as many Cats as you’d like, but only one Cat per person can be considered for the contest. We will gladly display your additional ornaments at the event.
5. Have fun and good luck!

Prizes:
There will be prizes for a First Place winner in each division and a Viewer’s Choice winner. The First Place winner will be notified by phone by 10:15 am & the Viewer’s Choice winner will be notified by 3:30pm on Saturday, October 20th. Prizes to be announced.
CAToberfest Art Contest

CAToberfest Art ContestCAToberfest Art Contest

SCC volunteers can usually be found at the Covington Petco on Saturdays from 10 am – 12:30pm. Please email us at CAToberfest@gmail.com if you need additional assistance.



Exhibitors

Vendors and Information Tables 
The Art of Andrea Rosales, Oskar & Klaus, The Whole Cat & Kaboodle, Canopy Cat Rescue, Feral Cat Spay Neuter Project, King County Library System, Seattle Humane Society, Northwest Spay Neuter Clinic, Pasado’s Safe Haven, Regional Animal Services of King County, Mud Bay, Cedar River Rascals 4-H Club and Paw Project


Can’t attend CAToberfest?

You can still help South County Cats

Be a F.A.N. 
Select a Fund-A-Need item from our Wish List

Shop at Amazon Smile
Choose South County Cats as your charity at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-5278961 and when you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to South County Cats! 

Shop at Fred Meyer 
You can help South County Cats earn donations by linking your Rewards Card and using it whenever you shop at Fred Meyer. Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to South County Cats at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards (search for South County Cats by name or by non-profit number 86666)

Cash donations 

Monetary donations may be sent via PayPal

southcountycats@comcast.net

or to our mailing address:
South County Cats
26828 Maple Valley/Black Diamond Rd SE #160
Maple Valley, WA 98038

South County Cats is an IRS nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID # 20-5278961