Campus Cats / Cat Zip Alliance News & Events

Catnip Cat Toy Making Party! Saturday February 24, 2018

Sunday, February 25, 2018
Catnip toy making party this Saturday at my house! 1 PM until ? We have room/plugs for 4 sewing machines if anyone can bring one, but also plenty to do for non-sewers. Munchies will be provided! PM me for the address if you need it.

Heirloom Holiday Market! Saturday 9 December 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Saturday, December 9th,  10 AM - 2 PM at Heirloom Café at 815 N. Chase St, Athens, GA 30601. Many vendors, including Campus Cats selling homemade cat toys and dog treats.

5th Annual Artist Market! Saturday December 9th, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Mark your calendars now for a unique Christmas shopping experience that benefits Campus Cats and local artists! Saturday December 9th, from 1-5 PM, join us for the 5th Annual Art Show & Fundraiser at Hi-Lo Lounge 1354 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606. Hi-Lo has an awesome menu too, with sandwiches (reuben, eggplant, "vegan toona"), chili, hot dogs, kale salad, Cincinnati Spaghetti, fish and chips and more plus a full bar!

Pet Pictures with Santa! Saturday November 11th, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017
112 Athens West Pkwy #F, Athens, GA 30606 It's time for the second annual "Pet Pictures with Santa" at Animal Wellness Center of Athens! Santa will arrive on Saturday, November 11th (that's next Saturday!) at 10 am and will stay until 3pm. Pet Pictures are free with a donation to Campus Cats - a local rescue organization! So come get a cool picture of those furry family members in plenty of time to make your holiday cards, contribute to a very worthy local rescue group, enjoy some yummy holiday inspired treats, and celebrate the season with us at AWC!

Athens Benevolence Market – November 19, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Sunday, November 19, at the UGA Tate Center in conjunction with the second annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship service. The service begins at 4:30 p.m., and the Market will follow from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more than 20 years, Athens-area faith organizations have hosted the Holiday Benevolence Market, offering a single location to select gifts – in the form of donations -- that support non-profit organizations. Kind-hearted shoppers can select symbolic gifts ranging from $5 to $150 and make a single payment at checkout (cash, check, or Square). All donations are tax-deductible, and Campus Cats is one of the non-profits participating this year.

2nd Annual Pet Expo & Adoption Event 19 August, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Campus Cats will have a table (and kittens!) at the Pet Expo this Saturday at the Classic Center in Athens. We could use help throughout the day from set up (9-9:30 AM) through break down (4 PM), and would love to have people just hang out at the table for part of the day with us. Let me know if you can help! Open to the public 11 AM - 4 PM

Zombie Farms Fundraiser – all of August 2017!

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Purchase your tickets for Zombie Farms Halloween fun in October and benefit Campus Cats at the same time! We will receive $5 for each ticket sold in the month of August. Visit their web site to see what it's all about and to buy tickets, and share with anyone you know who likes to do haunted houses and other scary stuff!

Join us at Artini’s on March 18th

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Come on everyone - Join us at Artini's on March 18th to paint a portrait of your favorite furry companion (or feral!) and drink wine & beer at the same time! Campus Cats will receive a donation of $10 for each person who attends. You do NOT need to know how to paint as art instructors will be on hand guiding us every step of the way! You do need to sign up by March 13th (and submit a photo of the pet you would like to paint) so everything will be ready on the 19th. Contact me to sign up! Saturday March 19th 7 PM - 10 PM ARTini's Open Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge 296 W Broad St, Ste 3, Athens, Georgia 30601

Kitten season is coming!

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Be that someone who solves the problem and helps so many in the process! If you are caring for feral/community cats in your yard or neighborhood, or want to learn how to help a friend/neighbor/relative get their cats trapped and spayed/neutered, then join Campus Cats for a free hands-on TNR workshop. When: Saturday February 25th from 2 - 5 PM Where: Athens Community Council on Aging 135 Hoyt St, Athens, GA 30601 The workshop is designed for people who are ready to trap and spay/neuter cats that are welcome back where they live and that have permanent caregivers, but who are a little unsure about the whole trapping part and are looking for guidance. Please RSVP to


Thursday, November 26, 2015
Any runners/walkers out there looking for an event on Thanksgiving Day? The group Givethanks8K is donating the proceeds from this year's run/walk to Campus Cats/Cat Zip, Athens Canine Rescue, and Circle of Friends, so come on out! Early registration runs through Nov 15th, but you can still register as late as race day. You can register on-line at RACE: Give Thanks 8k and Fun Run DATE: Thursday, November 26, 2015 @ 8:30 AM ADDRESS: Old Bottleworks, 297 Prince Ave, Athens, GA

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