Thanks to your generosity and support of 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats, we raised $101,000 for the shelter cats and our community outreach programs! Tails of the Painted Cats will return in 2019!
Please scroll down to read about 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Pinehurst Country Club.
Click Here to view photos of 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats.
Tails of the Painted Cats brings unique art and a love of cats together for all to enjoy. For the sixth year, the Painted Cats are back, raising funds for the shelter cats and community outreach programs.
During the 2015 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction, we raised an unprecedented $106,000 for the Cat Care Society shelter cats. The Painted Cats success is possible thanks to our devoted and talented artists, our generous sponsors and donors, and our dedicated committee members. Thank you to everyone involved who made this possible in 2015. We are thrilled to launch 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats which promises to be the best one yet! Please Click Here to read why this fundraiser is critical to our financial success.
This year we are featuring 31 painted cats, including our new Mini Cat series. Returning this year are the 'Flat Cats' Paintings and 'Clay Cats' Pottery. New this year, we are featuring the 'Paper Cats' Vintage Framed Postcard series and the ‘Wine Cats’ Silent Auction where we will feature a trip to Napa Valley, a trip to Sonoma and 20 individual bottles of wine. The trips are valued at approximately $4,000 each and the wine is valued at $50-$450 each!
The 2017 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction will be held at Pinehurst Country Club on Saturday, September 16th from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The evening's itinerary includes silent and live auctions, heads or tails game, paddle raiser donations and our shelter cat-themed donation cards. Returning for the fourth year is Denver's 'Auctioneer Extraordinaire' Doug Tisdale to run the live auction and serving as a Siamese Savior event sponsor. Joining him on stage will be Channel 2 News Anchor (and life-long cat lover) Ernie Bjorkman as Master of Ceremonies.
During the Gala this year, we will feature 7 of our Painted Cats in the Live Auction:
• Iris Princess – By Artist: Tanis Bula
• The True Wild One – By Artist: Jane McFadden Dorsey
• Golden Age of Hollywood – By Artist: Wendy Luck
• The Naked Cat – By Artist: Jamie McWhirt
• Frenchie - By Artist: Bette Rehner
• Puss in Boots - By Artist: Jane McFadden Dorsey
• BoHo the Hobo - By Artist: Pam Schmidt
Tickets are required for the Gala Dinner & Auction. You can purchase tickets online or directly at the Cat Care Society shelter. Please Click Here to purchase your tickets securely online.
We are offering online bidding for the Painted Cats, Flat Cats, Clay Cats and the Paper Cats from May 13th through September 13th. Please Click Here to visit our Bidding for Good Online Auction Page.
Bidding will resume at the Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Pinehurst Country Club from 5-8pm.
Please visit the links below to view photos and read more about the 2015 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction:
View all the Painted Cats on Flickr (note: all have been sold):
Please note: design of the Tails of the Painted Cats is a trademark of the state of Colorado and all rights associated with this trademark extend until October 18, 2017.