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2019 Tails of the Painted Cats Gala Dinner & Auction

Saturday September 14, 2019

Pinehurst Country Club

5:00 pm -9:00 pm

Complimentary valet service 

Tails of the Painted Cats is an extravaganza of feline art. Created and donated by talented local artists, this unique fundraiser benefits Cat Care Society, a cageless shelter for homeless, abandoned and abused cats in the Denver metro area.

Live and silent auctions featuring:Thirty two hand painted cat sculptures of varying sizes, Twenty paintings, & Feline themed pottery.

New this year: Craft Brew Auction Table

Emcee: KUSA Channel 9 Anchor Steve Staeger

Auctioneer: Douglas Tisdale, Esq.

For tickets please CLICK HERE


Raffle Cat


One cat sculpture, Little Ming, by Jane McFadden Dorsey, will be raffled off the night of the event.


To purchase raffle tickets please CLICK HERE

View the cats on their summer tour prior to finding their forever homes

April 29th - May 31st at the Lakewood Arts Council

Public Reception May 3   5:00-9:00 pm

June 3rd - June 23rd at the Depot Art Gallery, Littleton

Public Reception June 7   5:00-8:00 pm

July 2nd - July 31st at the Lakewood Cultural Center Corner Gallery

Public Reception  July 12  6:00-8:00 pm

August 10th Festival of Felines at Cat Care Society

Families welcome    11:00 am-2:00 pm

The next call for artists will be in May, 2020 for the 2021 event. Artists wishing to receive an application packet in 2020 should send a name and mailing address to Jane Dorsey at jdorsey@catcaresociety.org

We are always seeking new artists to participate and all inquiries are welcome.

View all the Current Painted Cats:

2019 Painted Cats Gallery

View all the Painted Cats on Flickr (note: all have been sold):

2017 Painted Cats Gallery
2015 Painted Cats Gallery 
2014 Painted Cats Gallery

2013 Painted Cats Gallery

2012 Painted Cats Gallery

2011 Painted Cats Gallery

Link to the Tails of the Painted Cats Facebook Page

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, 2020.

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