Sun, Jan 14 2018

Divine Felines: Cat Welfare Advocates' Networking Party,

DC Reynolds, Washington, District of Columbia, United States DC Reynolds, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
9 Sponsors Confirmed
Meowijuana LLC
Something Special Pet Supplies
Cats Rule
Stella and Chewy's
Pioneer Pet
Reston Limousine
Caring Hands Animal Hospital
Litter Genie
Dr. Elsey's

  • About the event

    It's all about who you know, and Cat Hustler wants you to know everyone

    Because people in cat welfare don't have the same opportunities for socialization that dog people do, these parties are critical for building the professional relationships that save lives. Bringing regional animal welfare professionals, volunteers, fosters, TNRers, and interested members of the public together, they are the only events of their kind and renowned for their results.

    Each community-building party is paired with a cultural event (usually film or an exhibit). This one will begin with the "Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt" exhibit at the Freer|Sackler gallery in DC. The ticketed reception will be held at DC Reynolds nearby, where several party attendees have provided spay/neuter services to the bar's outdoor cats. Party decor and favors will be in an Egyptian-themed, creating a continuous experience between the exhibit and reception. 

    Ticket sales go directly to overhead like venue rental and supplies. Minor fundraising for Cat Hustler's programs will occur on-site with a raffle of donated goods and services. 

    This event is not affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution or Freer|Sackler gallery.  Event name is subject to change. 



    Why should you sponsor?

    • Cat Hustler's networking parties are renowned for the quality of  their connections between both attendees and brands. 


    • Animal welfare advocates think largely with their hearts, making brands affiliated with their cause more memorable and inspiring loyalty. 


    •  Materials reach regional and national figures in cat welfare, including lobbyists, shelter management, non-profit and advisory board members, TNRers, volunteers, fosters, and other proactive cat-lovers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.


    • Swag bags reach animal welfare advocates as far away as Anchorage, AK, spreading your brand to unexpected and underserved areas. 


    • Our venue has a max capacity of 60 people, making this a somehwat exclusive event. Public interest on the Facebook event page has already exceeded our physical capacity. Additional tickets may be released in the future.  


    • Cat-centric events are uncommon, as are opportunities for non-insiders to get involved. 

    Julia Grosz

    Cat Hustler is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that teaches shelters and rescues how to increase cat adoptions through enhanced marketing on social media platforms. 

    We also host a variety of community-building events (like these networking parties) to improve the quality of life for our area's cats and the people who dedicate themselves to protecting them. 

    Of all the events we organize, my favorite are the "Mensch Squad" days in which volunteers from around the region rally to assist a brick-and-mortar animal care facilities with improvements, chores, or a project. Our last one involved building a pen for rescue goats at a cat sanctuary that had recently fallen victim to a fire.

    Demonstrating this "I want you, not your money" approach has facilitated life-saving relationships between participating non-profits, shelters, and volunteers while earning Cat Hustler a reputation for authenticity and integrity. 

    Cat Hustler is a second full-time job that addresses a previously vacant niche in animal welfare, and it's a pleasure to regularly lose sleep over making it awesome.

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  • 51-100 attendees expected

    15% Male Attendees

    85% Female Attendees

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