Saturday, October 12, 2019 11am - 3pm

CAToberfest 2019

Join Us for South County Cats' 12th Annual Feline Festival and Fundraiser

CAToberfest is a family-friendly event benefiting SCC's Spay/Neuter Programs

Saturday, October 12th, 11 am - 3 pm
In the Main Cafeteria on the ground floor
Map of Renton Technical College Campus (PDF)

Lots of Free Parking and Free Admission!

Please consider donating to our annual CAToberfest
We ask that all donations be in our hands by September 21, 2019.

Here are the ways you can make a donation: 

Please, only new/unused items. Complete a Fundraiser Item Receipt form to accompany all donations.

Artisan Vendors
You are invited to set up a display and sell your art/craft work.

In 2019, CAToberfest will additionally include a specific category of juried artisan vendors (all products made by artisan only). Cat-themed items are encouraged but not mandatory.

This Artisan/Vendor Application Form must be signed and returned, along with your $50 application fee and images of your art or craft by Friday, September 13, 2019. More detailed information is provided on the application form.

Questions? Email us at

Can’t attend CAToberfest?

You can still help South County Cats

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

Shop at Amazon Smile
Choose South County Cats as your charity at and when you shop at, 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 (search for South County Cats by name or by non-profit number 86666)

Cash donations 

Monetary donations may be sent via PayPal

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

Kid's Activities 
CAToberfest features a variety of FREE activities for the youngsters! Kids will have the opportunity to adopt a plush kitty of their own. Supplies and volunteer assistance will be provided.

Art Contest

CAToberfest Art Contest
We are happy to announce the 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 12, 2019. 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 11th 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!

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 12th. Prizes to be announced.
CAToberfest Art Contest

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