Campus Cats / Cat Zip Alliance News & Events

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

3rd Annual Art Show Fundraiser for Campus Cats!

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Big hugs and thank-you's to Irena Epling for coordinating and hosting the event for a third year. Saturday November 21st, 11-3, 54 Holman Ave, Athens, GA 30606!

Campus Cats social and silent auction

Friday, August 7, 2015
Mark your calendars now! Campus Cats social and silent auction, Two Story Coffee Shop (1680 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30606) in Five Points, Athens, GA, 6 PM Friday August 7th. Parking in the back. One of our silent auction pieces is an original Pete the Cat painting donated by the artist James Dean! Food will be provided - come join us for a fun evening!

Good Hands Veterinary Hospital, P.C. is having a raffle!

Monday, November 24, 2014
One of GH's technicians, Cindy, won a 51" Samsung Plasma Display Panel HD television at a veterinary conference she attended, and has decided to raffle off the t.v. to benefit Campus Cats, Heifer International, Fur Kids Atlanta, Samaritans Purse, and Water Missions International. Tickets are $5 each and available only at the clinic at 2391 Daniels Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30606 The drawing will be held on November 24th. Stop by and get your tickets now!

5th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off!

Friday, November 14, 2014
5 - 8 PM Friday November 14th, Creature Comforts Brewery, 271 W. Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601. Campus Cats and 9 other local charities will be competing to see who has the best chili in Athens! Attendees will purchase a glass to sample beer, and a wristband which will allow them to sample the 10 chili varieties and vote for their favorite. $300 first place, $50 second, so come on out and eat and vote!

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