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Upcoming Events: Two Saturdays in June

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My full display from the Carnegie Arts & Heritage Festival back in 2010.

Don’t call me the next two Saturdays—I’m busy! Two of my favorite animal events are coming up, and things are already shaping up for July.

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11th Annual Pet Adoption and Care Fair, Saturday, June 21, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

This event is huge with about 40 participants ranging from shelters and rescues to businesses and individuals who provide services and merchandise for pets and their people. It’s sponsored by the Hearts and Paws Pet Ministries at Christ United Methodist Church. Admission is free. Click here to read more.

I’ll be there in my tent with just a few portrait samples and a lot of greeting cards and merchandise such as keepsakes and wood-mounted art, prints of various sizes, garden flags, calendars and lots of Tortie Girls things.

It’s always fun to catch up with other rescuers I don’t see at any other time and also see lots of cats and dogs and other animals.

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Steel City Pet Expo, Saturday, June 28, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

This annual pet expo will be held in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh with dozens of rescue groups with pets for adoption, discounted vaccinations, microchipping and heartworm & flea preventatives, prize giveaways and activities for people and pets, live entertainment, obedience demonstrations, author readings and book signings and more. Admission is free.

At this event I’ll have my full setup, and I’ll be in the area with Pittsburgh PetConnections.

Find out about events and festivals where you can find me and my work.

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Weekly schedule of features:
Sunday: Essays, Pet Loss, Poetry, The Artist’s Life
Monday: Adoptable Cats, TNR & Shelters
Tuesday: Rescue Stories
Wednesday: Commissioned Portrait or Featured Artwork
Thursday: New Merchandise
Friday: Book Review, Health and Welfare, Advocacy
Saturday: Your Backyard Wildlife Habitat, Living Green With Pets, Creating With Cats
And sometimes, I just throw my hands in the air and have fun!




From health and welfare to rescue and adoption stories, advocacy and art, factual articles and fictional stories, "The Creative Cat" offers both visual and verbal education and entertainment about cats for people who love cats, pets and animals of all species.

One thought on “Upcoming Events: Two Saturdays in June

  • bluemoonalone

    Wishing you good weather and lots of sales so you can buy lots of treats for the I can make it to one of your events next Spring!!


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