This week's Chicago pet events

This week's Chicago pet events
The Puppy Rescue Mission brings dogs and cats rescued by our military in war zones to the US.

Sorry to be a bit behind in my weekly events listing. I’ve been a bit swamped in my everyday life and the blog has had to take a backseat. But, this week I’m coming up for air in time for some very cool Chicago Pet Events. Check out these great activities from Tree House, Puppy Rescue Mission, Pets Are Like Family and Spay and Stay.

If you have an event, please email me at or list a link below. Now, get in the holiday spirit and help homeless pets by checking out one of the Chicago Pet Events listed below.

Thursday, November 20th  


Chicago – Do you buy into the myth of the Crazy Cat Lady? I sure hope not. And, if you’d like a view of some of the biggest lady celebs and their cats, head to Women and Children First at 5233 North Clark to meet Author Diane Lovejoy and learn about her book Cat Lady Chic from 7 to 9. The event benefits Tree House Humane Society and RSVPs need to be sent to by Monday.

Friday, November 21st  through Sunday, November 23rd

Various locations – Clean out your closet by making a donation to the Gypsy Cats through the Savers in these locations

  • Franklin Park - 10205 West Grand Ave.
  • Downers Grove - 2900 Highland Ave.
  • Hoffman Estates - 26 Golf Center
  • Orland Park - 15625 94th Ave.

Drop of your donations and tell the workers that your donations are for the Gypsy Cats. They are looking for clothing, jewelry, accessories, handbags, shoes and linens.

Saturday, November 22nd

Chicago – Find your new best friend for the holidays and beyond at the Catsgiving Adopt-A-Thon from 11 to 3 pm at the Pet Supplies Plus at 7240 West Foster. Check out the cats and kittens available for adoption from Tree House Humane Society.

1378036_885679778123871_4231921429243394834_nChicago – It’s a great time to Pamper Yourself and Your Pooch: A Tropical Getaway. This fun event offers great spay treatments for you and your pup – including manicures, Pawdicures, pup massages and more - and helps other pets in need through Pets Are Like Family (learn about PALF). The event runs from 6 to 10 pm at the Central Bark at 3358 N Pulaski Road. Tickets are $30 in advance here.

Palatine – Relax before heading into Thanksgiving week and support the rescue work being done by our troops and the Puppy Rescue Mission. Pours 4 Paws will be at D’Vine Wine and Gifts at 243 East Northwest Highway from 630 to 8:30 pm. Over the past four years, the Puppy Rescue Mission has brought home over 700 dogs and cats rescued by our military in war zones. (Read here). Advance tickets are $25 and they are $30 at the door. Make your reservations and learn more here 847-359-9463 or email

22nd spay and staySunday, November 23rd

Vernon Hills – Get an early start on your holiday shopping with some cool gifts at the holiday Market to support Spay and Stay at 1821 Cascade Drive from 10 am until 2:30 pm. There will be handmade gifts and jewelry along with lots of goods from vendors from Pampered Chef, Lia Sophia, Tastefully Simple and more – including pet treats and sweaters. Learn more here.

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