7 October Pet Events You Don't Want to Miss / by Caitlin Unsell

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First Caturday Seattle at Cal Anderson Park - Saturday, October 7th

Bring your meow to the park! Come to Cal Anderson park on Capitol Hill (just a few blocks from NEKO) and meet other cats every first Saturday of the month. It’s like a cat play-date! Make sure your cat is comfortable being leashed or in a carrier and around other cats. More info here.

Shelter Open House - Saturday, October 7th

Shelters around the greater Seattle area are opening their doors to an open house to raise awareness of homeless pets and shelters. Many locations will be doing something special and different, some locations will have parties, and some will have raffles etc. Head to your local shelter and find your furry match! More info here.

Seattle Parrot Expo - Saturday October 7th & Sunday October 8th, 

Love parrots? This one is for you! Exhibitions, activities and information about parrots will be found at this expo, bring your kids and see how many different breeds of parrots there are! More info here

K-9 Run/Walk for a Cure - Sunday, October 15th

Hate cancer? So do we, let’s kick some K-9 cancer’s butt. Run or walk to raise awareness and to continue raising money to find a canine cancer cure at Green Lake Park. More info here. 

BarkHappy Seattle HOWL-O-Ween Costume Pawty Benefiting Seattle Humane! - Saturday, October 21st

Bring your dog and party like it’s Halloween with BarkHappy! Bobbing for tennis balls, costume parade...do we need to continue? Come to Flatstick Pub in Pioneer Square for this fun bash. More info here.

Alaska Airlines Dawg Dash - Sunday, October 22nd

Bring your entire family (and your dogs) and have some fun raising money for the University of Washington’s students. Wear your UW purple and stay for the bash after the run! All the details here

NEKO Grand Opening - Date TBA

Don't miss what we consider the best event of October, the opening of NEKO! We are wrapping up construction now and are cannot wait to have you in for some drinks, snacks and adoptable cats! Stay up to date by following us on instagram, facebook or twitter. Reservations will be opening soon. See you soon at Capitol Hill's first cat cafe!

PC: Animal Planet