Plan your day! Here is the schedule for May 30, 2015 Edmonton International Cat Festival!
The festival takes place in the Gym of NAIT (11762 106 Street).
The Gym is located at the west end of “E wing” (see the map here)
You can take public transit to NAIT or there are paid parking lots on NAIT campus.
(See a NAIT parking map here) We are also trying to coordinate free parking – stand by for details!
If you pre-purr-chase tickets in advance, you will also receive a promo code prior to the event, valid for one free ride to or from the Cat Festival (up to $20 value) using Uber Edmonton. * New Uber sign-ups only.
All Day (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
- Edmonton Humane Society (adoptable cats/info booth)
- SAFE Team Rescue (adoptable cats/info booth)
- Little Cats Lost (adoptable cats/info booth)
- Zoe’s Animal Rescue (adoptable cats/info booth)
- Animal Rescue Foundation (Cat Program / adoptable cats/info booth)
Show/Special Breed Cats
- NAIT Animal Health Program (sponsor – show cats/info booth)
- Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club (show cats/mock cat show judging ring)
- Head to the Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club booth and see a (mock) cat show ring in action!
- Demonstrations for cat show judging from 11:00-11:30 a.m. and 2:15-2:45 p.m.
Cat -Themed Vendors
- Nutrience (title sponsor – cat food, giveaways)
- Petland (Nutrience partner – cat accessories, giveaways)
- Fluff Buddies (cat socks)
- S&M Show Supplies for Pets (cat toys & accessories)
- MikaSu Designs (cat toys & accessories)
- Salgado Fenwick (cat themed clothes)
- CATMan Furniture (cat furniture)
- Meowbox (cat goodie boxes)
- Sarah Mavro / Cat Car 2.0 (cat art)
- Glorio Ho Art (cat art)
- Kalatour Jamberry Nails (cat themed nail wraps)
- Purrs & Waggs (cat toys & accessories)
- Stacey Maker Art (pet portraits)
- Glenora Cat Clinic (veterinary services)
- St. Albert Animal Clinic (veterinary services)
- Startastic (cat jewelry)
- Catopia (cat books, mugs, accessories)
- The Meow Depot (cat fashion, jewelry, lounges)
- Kitten TV (Telus Optik cat production crew/set)
- Barefoot Books (cat books)
- South Hill Designs (cat jewelry)
- Purrrfect Pottery & Crafts (cat pottery, crafts, art)
- Pudge Products (phone cases, T shirts, cards, bags, stickers, etc.)
- Pet Sounds Radio (pet podcast)
The London Drugs CATivitites Centre featuring cat-themed activities like:
- Cat crafts
- Cat apps
- Cat face-painting
- Make your own cat keepsakes
- Cat product giveaways
- Sip on coffee from Sarah Jackson while being surrounded by stuffed cat plush toys!
- The team from TELUS Optik’s Kitten TV present Kitten Town – live. No actors, no dialogue, just kittens. Endless kittens.
Meet and Greet(s) with Celebrity Cat Pudge
- Morning Meet & Greet 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Afternoon Meet & Greet 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Food Truck Alley(cat)
- 10:30 a.m. Kick-off with Alberta Primetime’s Shawna Randolph
- 10:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cat Videos
- 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Omar Mouallem presents: The Crazy World of Cat Entertainment Technology
- 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cat Videos (Lunch Break)
- 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pudge Presentation (Q&A with Shawna Randolph)
- 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Cat Videos
- 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Brandon Schatz presents: Cats in Popular Culture
- 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Cat Videos
- 2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Elly & Evelyn present: In The Ring
- 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cat Videos
- 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Live Skype Q&A with cat behaviouralist Dr. Pam Johnson-Bennett
- 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cat photo contest, video contest, and wrap-up / prizes
* Note there will be door prizes given out/announced throughout the day!