Looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends this month? Here are some fun February 2020 cat events.
Feb. 1: Club Cattitude Cruise for Cataholics
Now is the time to reserve a spot for this ameowzing cruise on the Carnival Conquest out of Miami in May. Hosted by cat behaviorist Rita Reimers, the boat docks in Key West, with an excursion to The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum to see the six-toed cats. Next port is Cozumel before returning to Miami. Attendees with get free swag bags, three cat talks on behavior and health. For additional fun activities and itinerary, go to ritareimers.com.
Feb. 2: Kitten Bowl VII
We cat lovers can’t wait for the big game – we’re talking Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl VII! This special will once again air on the day of that other game on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern returns as host for this year’s event along with Pro Bowl quarterback and Feline Football League Commissioner Boomer Esiason. Hallmark Channel will team up with North Shore Animal League America to host shelter parties during the premiere, emphasizing the network’s mission of “Adoption Ever After.” Last year’s Kitten Bowl shelter parties’ results: 17,448 animals found forever homes. Learn more at hallmarkchannel.com.
Feb. 15-16: Suncats Cat Convention + Festival
Don’t miss out on the first Cat Convention to hit the Sun Valley. You’ll find a mix of art, music, comedy and, most importantly, cat education and adoptions. A cat café + lounge will also be available for visitors plus Meowgaritas and Meowmosas to lap up all weekend long. Event takes place at Warehouse 215 in Phoenix, Arizona, and is part of a series produced by Snowcats Productions in Denver, Colorado. Check out suncatscon.com for more info.
Feb. 26-28: Global Pet Expo
Do you love pets so much you’ve made it your profession? Then you’ll want to be a part of this major pet industry trade show, with more than 1,000 exhibitors, 3,600-plus booths and an extensive new pet product showcase. Held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Only open to qualified pet product buyers, pet product manufacturer reps and pet media. Details at globalpetexpo.com.
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