Chicago pet events for this weekend

Chicago pet events for this weekend
St Sophia's Forgotten Felines will hold an adoption event at Ruff Haus Pets on Saturday.

There are lots of great Chicago pet events this weekend - from Tats for Cats to Catapalooza to Spare the Hounds and many adoption events. Cool alert of the weekend - Pet Communication session to benefit The Puppy Mill Project. Check out the Chicago Pet events below and stop by to learn about rescue.

Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19

Time for another Tats for Cats.

Time for another Tats for Cats.

Chicago - It's time for another Tats for Cats at Insight Studios at 1062 North Milwaukee in Chicago. From noon until 10 on Saturday and Noon until 8 on Sunday, proceeds from all tattoos (and piercings) will benefit all the cats and kittens taken in by Tree House Humane Society.

Saturday, January 18

Chicago - What is on your pet’s mind? You can find out with the help of Hope Black – Animal Intuitive and Holistic Animal Consultant - at Kriser’s Pet Store at 1658 North Milwaukee in Chicago. Sign up for 20-minute sessions between 11 and 5 p.m. (arrive 10 minutes early to register) at 773-235-1790. The  $30 donation will benefit The Puppy Mill Project.

Chicago – Are you ready for Catapalooza? Head to Unleashed Roscoe Village at 3320 North Western between 11 to 3 p.m. for a cat adoption and outreach event for Tree House Humane Society.

Chicago – Stop by Ruff House Pets between noon and 3 p.m. to check out the wonderful cats and kittens available for adoption through St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines. Ruff House Pets is at 4652 North Rockwell.

Chicago – Check out the pets available for adoption through One Tail at a Time at Kriser’s in Streeterville at 356 East Ohio from noon until 3 p.m.

Geneva – Head out to Wet Nose for a pittie party…check out the wonderful dogs available for adoption from Peace for Pits from noon until 3 p.m.

Oak Forest - You won't strike out at this fun event - Spare the Hounds Candlelight Bowl! Homeless Hounds Rescue is back again for one of their most fun events of the year - Bowling. What better way to break out of the January dull-drums than the do a little late night bowling - with Pizza and Pasta included (yum). Spare the Hounds gets underway at 9:30 at the Oak Forest Bowl at 15240 South Cicero and the $25 entry fee gets you three games, bowling shows, pizza, pasta and more fun than humans should be allowed to have. There are tons of great raffle prizes, a split the pot and so much more.

Sunday, January 19


Send in a check with this flier to register via mail for Frosty Claws.

Villa Park - Speaking of Cat Ladies...The Villa Park VFW (39 East St Charles Road) is the place to be this weekend to warm up and support the great work being done by Feral Fixers out in the suburbs for the annual Frosty Claws. From noon until 3 p.m., stop by for some hot beverages, pastries, an auction and to shop the fabulous cat boutique that everyone has Meowed about each year. Tickets are $15 at the door or $10 in advance (go online here) or send a check with the flier to the left to Feral Fixers - PO Box 1416, Lombard, IL 60148.

Chicago – One Tail at a Time will be at 4 Legs at 3809 North Clark Street between noon and 3 p.m. for an adoption event. Check out the dogs needing homes and shop with 10 percent of the day’s sales going to help out the rescue dogs.

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