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August Adoption Promotion

August 17th is Black Cat Appreciation Day!  This observance was created to show people that a black feline could be the perfect cat for a home, and to help raise awareness about black cats in general.  While over the centuries some cultures feared and suspected black cats to be evil, other societies loved all cats and even worshipped them.  CCS is honoring our black cats in August with an adoption special on all black kitties in the shelter!  We have quite a number of black cats and kittens...stop in to meet them!

Please visit our Facebook page for more information.

Visit our website to view all our cats available for adoption.
Note: our standard adoption  screening process applies to this promotion. Further, for cats age ten and older and cats with chronic medical problems we offer our Perpet-U-Care Program which provides
$250 of veterinary care services at the CCS Cat Clinic annually. 
Opt To Adopt Cassie

Cassie is ready for her forever home!  She is a quiet lady who is looking for a place of her own.  Cassie was originally brought to CCS as a kitten in 2007.  She was adopted by an older couple who doted on her, and gave her everything she ever wanted.  After they passed away in 2016, she came back to us.  Cassie is used to living in a quiet home, and isn't fond of other cats or dogs.  She also doesn't care for children.  What Cassie really wants is a quiet and peaceful home, with one or two people to adore her and whom she can love.  She can be a bit standoffish when you first meet her, and sometimes it takes a while for her to warm up.  But once she is comfortable with someone, she is a wonderful cat.  She does not like to be picked up and held, but will come and sit next to you and keep you company.  Do you think you have the love and personality to bond with a cat like Cassie?  Come in and meet her today.

Cassie is a part of our perpet-u-care program! Please click on the link to find out more: http://www.catcaresociety.org/adoptions/perpet-u-care

Please read more about Cassie by visiting her Adopt-a-Pet page: 
The Cat Clinic Crowdfund

Union was found fending for himself at a busy intersection in Denver (Santa Fe and Union). He was rescued by Cat Care Society and received the important veterinary care he needed, including an examination, vaccines and neuter surgery. Thanks to our veterinary care team and generous donors like you, we saved his life!   
Financially supporting our equipment upgrade project will allow the Cat Clinic to continue to help more cats in need and save more lives. 
Together we can make a difference in the lives of felines in our community- Thank you for your generous support of The Cat Clinic at Cat Care Society!
Click Here to donate now!

Click Here to learn more about The Cat Clinic at Cat Care Society
Setting Your Kitten Up for Success
Presenter-Billie Reynolds of " Good Kitty Behavior.com"
August 26th, 2017 10:30AM to Noon at Cat Care Society (in the lower level of main shelter)

Many of our Cat Care Society constituents adopted new kittens in the last few months, and more young ones are adopted every week!  It is very important to get your kitten off to a good start.  Billie Reynolds will present a comprehensive seminar on kitten socialization, basic needs, how to prepare them for carriers, veterinary visits, and many other topics.

More Information:
Please call 303-239-9680 or email: 

This is a complimentary seminar.  Even if you do not register early, please feel free to attend.  There is always room for more.  
News from the Shelter

Statistics about our adoptions, and the number of cats and kittens that we take in each month to shelter, treat medically, and help to find new homes may surprise you.  For example, in July we had 44 adoptions, many of whom were kittens, but seniors and adults found homes as well.  Our kitten numbers are always higher at this time of year due to it being kitten season, but many people want older and more settled cats for their companions.

We took in 33 cats and kittens in July, and three of these were "returns".  "Returns" are cats who were adopted from Cat Care Society but have to come back for some reason.  We are always there for our cats, no matter what the situation!  These three happen to be
senior cats, and required bloodwork to assess their health.  One will even receive dental treatment soon to ensure his well-being.  All cats who come in to the shelter receive this kind of thorough medical attention. 

We are always happy when a cat is adopted, but are especially glad when a 16 year old senior with kidney problems like Ruby,  is adopted.  She found a new home in July with very caring people, making her another success story for the shelter!

Petline 9
August 10th-4:30PM
Cat Care Society regularly participates in Petline9 on KUSA.  Petline9 is a community service spot which spotlights animal care organizations around the city and animal interest stories.  On August 10th at 4:30PM our Director of Outreach, Suellen Scott, will be interviewed on this segment with one of our shelter cats.  She will talk about our mission, and also introduce the viewers to a very adoptable kitty.  Be sure to tune in!                                     
2017 Tails of the Painted Cats

Ticket Sales 

Tickets for the Gala Dinner & Auction are on sale now. Be sure to purchase your tickets before we sell out!

Individual Ticket - $115 
-One Gala Dinner & Auction Ticket

Date Night for Two - $190
-Two Gala Dinner & Auction Tickets

Click Here to purchase tickets securely online

Bidding for Good Online Auction
Online bidding is going strong! All of the Painted Cats currently have bids and most of the Flat Cats and Clay Cats have bids. We recently launched the Paper Cats Vintage Framed Postcards and several already have bids. Don't miss out on your chance to bid early before the Gala Dinner & Auction on September 16, 2017. Online bidding continues through September 13th. 

Click Here to start bidding!  

Online bidding will close on September 13th and b
idding will resume at the Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Pinehurst Country Club from 5-8pm.

Raffle Tickets for Pawsley

Raffle tickets are available now for Pawsley, our 2017 Raffle Cat. Tickets are $10 each and you can purchase as many as you like. The winning ticket will be drawn at Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Pinehurst Country Club.
You can purchase your raffle tickets directly at the shelter or you can purchase online.

Click Here
to purchase Raffle Tickets for Pawsley online

Summer Tour

The Painted Cats are at their final stop on the Summer Tour at
 Lakewood Arts Community Art Center. This exhibition will run through September 1. The gallery is located at 6731 W. Colfax Avenue.  This will be your last opportunity to see the Painted Cats, Flat Cats, and Paper Cats before the big fundraiser - Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction which will be held September 16, 2017 at Pinehurst Country Club from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

Click Here to learn more about the Summer Tour
The 2017 Painted Cats, Flat Cats, Clay Cats and Paper Cats

Photos of the 23 Big Painted Cats, 8 Mini Painted Cats, Flat Cats Paintings, Clay Cats Pottery and the Paper Cats Vintage Framed Postcards are available for your viewing pleasure! We know you will be impressed with the unique and creative feline themed art we will have at this years 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction.
Click Here to view the Big Painted Cats

Click Here to view the Mini Painted Cats 
Click Here to view the Flat Cats Paintings

Click Here to view the Clay Cats Pottery

Click Here to view the Paper Cats Postcards

Learn More About Tails of the Painted Cats
Click Here
 to visit our Tails of the Painted Cats webpage

Click Here
 to learn why this fundraiser is critical to our financial success
Santa Paws 2017
The 2017 Santa Paws Festival planning is underway - the event is scheduled for December 2nd & 3rd. 

This year we are going to feature more handcrafted items in our new and improved Holiday Market upstairs (formerly the Holiday Bazaar).
We are looking for creative types that are willing to use their talents to benefit the cats! Please consider making a donation of your handmade items to sell at the event. Popular items include cat toys, holiday gifts, ornaments, and anything kitty themed! We are looking for items with a price point of $10-$100. 

If you are interested in donating items or have any questions, please contact Amy Martin or Dana Gengenbach. Please Click Here to email Amy and Click Here to email Dana.
With your help, we can make this the best Santa Paws Festival yet! Thank you for your support.

Click Here to view photos of the 2016 Santa Paws Festival.

August 8, 2017

  • August Adoption Promotion
  • Opt to Adopt Cassie
  • Cat Clinic Crowdfund
  • Seminar -Setting  your Kitten Up for Success
  • News from the Shelter
  • Petline9
  • Tails of the Painted Cats
  • Santa Paws 2017

Do you have questions about the CCS cat guardianship program?

Contact Suellen Scott at 303.239.9680 x 19 or 
e-mail  for more information.

We are really in need of food and litter for the food bank!  Please help.  Thank you!

We are looking for veterinary technicians and kennel technicians.  If interested, please contact Rianda Copeland, Shelter Manager, at
rcopeland@catcaresociety.org or call 303-239-9680
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