LAKEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cat Care Society (CCS), 5787 W. 6th Avenue, will hold its annual "Santa Paws Festival" on Friday, December 6 (noon to 5), and Saturday, December 7 (9 to 4:30). The announcement is made by Jane Dorsey, Cat Care Society Volunteer Coordinator, who says, "The Santa Paws Festival is a holiday tradition at our cat shelter in Lakewood, and the time when our dedicated volunteers show off their amazing baking skills and wreath making talents to help raise funds for our cat residents and community outreach programs. New to the Festival this year are Jingle Cats created by CCS volunteers and the 'Christmas Cats Auction.' Saturday will be Family Day, with face painting and tree ornament crafting for children (9:30 to 11:30), The Original Dickens Carolers (11 to Noon), plus cat petting and free popcorn all day."
Jingle Cats are debuting at the Santa Paws Festival this year with a total of 75 darling kitty tchotchkes spray painted 'pearl mist' and adorned with red ribbon collars and brass bells. Those spending $100 or more at the Festival will get "pick of the litter" for their 'free gift' Jingle Cat, regardless of size. The promotion starts at noon on Friday. Note: Supplies are limited, so the Jingle Cat free offer is first come, first served—limit one per person while supply lasts.
View the Jingle Cats YouTube slide show: http://youtu.be/maU8LrNhHSk
Christmas Cats Auction – CCS volunteers have amassed a selection of twenty (20) awesome auction prizes for this year's debut event. Prizes include: a Pandora Bracelet from Trice Jewelers; irresistible collectibles, including a charming Jim Shore figurine; gift cards from Massage Envy, Blissful Nails, Hallmark Gold Crown stores and Swarovski Boutiques; plus more. Christmas Cats Auction tickets are $5 each or five for $20. Winners will be announced at 4:30 on Saturday. Winners need not be present.
View the Auction Items YouTube slide show: http://youtu.be/LCUPGLyE6I4
Saturday, Dec 7, is Family Day at Santa Paws Festival:
- Face Painting and Tree Ornament Crafting for children (9:30 to 11:30)
- The Original Dickens Carolers (11 to Noon)
- Cat petting and free popcorn all day at the shelter
Returning to the Santa Paws Festival are the annual bake sale, this year rebranded as 'Ellen's Bakery Shop;' the 'Deck The Halls' Wreath Sale; the gently used cat curio sale, this year rebranded as "Cairo's Bazaar" of Collectible Treasures; Meow Mart shopping for new cat toys and supplies; plus shelter cat petting.
Favorites at 'Ellen's Bakery Shop' are homemade candies, cookies, bar cookies, pies, jams, jellies, boxed cupcakes, Bundt cakes, spiced nuts, and FUDGE—all kinds of fudge. "Our Santa Paws' volunteer bakers are known for their creative and beautiful packaging, and many shoppers use purchases as hostess gifts at holiday parties and potlucks," Dorsey said. "Quite simply it's the best bake sale in the history of the world—really! Plus, we serve refreshments, including Santa Paw's famous Cathouse Champagne Punch."
About Cat Care Society
CCS, founded in 1981, is a nonprofit organization established to improve the quality of life for homeless, injured and abused cats in the Denver metropolitan area. The CCS is supported by a number of loyal members and contributors, without whom the shelter could not operate. CCS receives no government funding. In addition, CCS volunteers assist with many fundraising activities each year. For more information, visit http://www.catcaresociety.org.
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SOURCE Cat Care Society