LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cat Care Society (CCS) is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. The announcement is made by Shari Shiffer-Krieger, CCS Executive Director, who says the milestone is being officially commemorated June 5th at Green Gables Country Club with the auction of 17 painted fiberglass cats, each about 28" tall and painted a different theme by local artists.
"Our 30th anniversary art event, 'Tails of the Painted Cats,' has been in progress for more than a year now to raise awareness of our past 30 years of growth and the work going on every day for the cats being helped by our cageless shelter and other related projects in the community," Shiffer-Krieger says.
Each Painted Cat has had an opening bid of $300.00, and bidding is in progress at the Lakewood Arts Council Co-op Gallery, 85 South Union Blvd., Suite C, through the end of May where the painted cats are on display. The emcee for the June 5th Dinner/Auction Gala is cat lover, April Zesbaugh, host of Colorado's Morning News on KOA. The Auctioneer is Don Martin. Tickets for the June 5th Dinner/Auction Gala are $75.00 and available by contacting the Cat Care Society.
Visit the Painted Cats Online Gallery at: http://www.catcaresociety.org/paintedcatsgallery.html.
About the Cat Care Society
The CCS, founded in 1981 by Linda East, DVM and Lynn Rowe, is a nonprofit organization established to improve the quality of life for homeless, injured and abused cats in the Denver metropolitan area. The CCS' 14,000th cat, Jackpot, was adopted out to his 'forever home' in May 2011. This achievement, on the average for the CCS, is 467 cat adoptions per year, or 1.25 adoptions per day, every day for the Cat Care Society's first thirty years. For an overview of the Society's 30th Anniversary Milestones, visit: http://tinyurl.com/CatCareSociety30th.
For more information, visit the CCS website at http://www.catcaresociety.org.
Denver's Cat Care Society is also found on these social media sites:
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/CatCareSociety
Facebook Tails of the Painted Cats Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/CatCareSociety#!/pages/Tails-of-Painted-Cats/120486651346305
News Feed Blog: http://denvercatcare.blogspot.com
SOURCE The Cat Care Society