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Venue & Parking

Venue & Parking

Location: 2015 Whisker Wonderland event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Portland, located near the Convention Center. Parking is available at the hotel (see below) and ample public transit options are nearby, including the Portland streetcar and Max.

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232

Parking: Whisker Wonderland attendees may use valet and self-park (both $7) at the Crowne Plaza hotel and nearby overflow lots. Metered street parking is also available in the area.


Emcee & Auctioneer

Debra Gil


Debra Gil, Anchor/Report
CAT is pleased to welcome Debra Gil as emcee of our 2015 gala. Debra is an anchor and reporter of FOX 12’s Emmy award-winning Good Day Oregon.She has been at KPTV since 2003 and in broadcasting for 30 years. Debra is active in the community, hosting charity events and speaking to schools. She is married, has a daughter who attends Portland State University, and a dog they rescued from a shelter. When she’s not working, Debra enjoys travel, reading, movies and shopping, or you might find her walking one of the many trails in Forest Park.

Brian Bice


Brian Bice, Maximized Philanthropy Auctions

CAT is excited to welcome back auctioneer Brian Bice for Whisker Wonderland 2015. Brian has been serving as auctioneer for school, charity, and club fundraisers for more than twenty years. In his role as auctioneer, he engages the audience with an enthusiastic, energetic style and quick-witted playfulness. Bidders are drawn into the fun in ways that make them want to participate in the action. Brian lives in Lake Oswego with his wife, Carmen, and two sons. In his spare time, he serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for CASA of Clackamas County and is a proud member of the Rotary Club of Lake Oswego.

Photo Gallery

Thank you for attending Whisker Wonderland 2014!

Close to 250 CAT lovers attended Whisker Wonderland 2014, which was held on November 8 at The Benson Hotel. Your generous support raised nearly $100,000 to save the lives of cats and kittens in need—thank you!. We also wish to extend our gratitude to individuals and organizations who donated auction items or volunteered at the event.

Whisker Wonderland 2014 Photo Gallery


Whisker Wonderland 2013 Photo Gallery

Event photography generously donated by Lamm Photography

Auction Supporters

Thank you to the 2015 Table Sponsors:

Rob & Phyllis Barker
Kristine Bingman
The Cat Doctor
Charlton Productions
Dignified Pet Services
Wendy & Allen Dye
Allie Fuller
Karen Green
Jolly Restaurants
Carlton Cellars
Claudine Mellett-Wilson
Cindy & Joe Mooney
Oregon Humane Society
Dr. Kris Otteman
Pet Samaritan Clinic (National Veterinary Associates)
Karen & Steve Porter
Purringtons Cat Lounge (Adam Dixon)
Julie Snyder & Joe Nolte
Ray Zak

Leesa Burr-Bates & Walter Bates
Natalie West

Thank you to the 2015 Auction Donors:

AAA Oregon/Idaho
Aall In Limo & Party Bus
Academy Theater
AG Massage
Aladdin Theater
Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe
Al’s Garden Center
Americana Frame
Ana Quiroz
Ancient Arts Yarns
Andrea Wall
Angie Britton
Annie Bloom’s Books
Apizza Scholls
Atiyeh Brothers Inc.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Audubon Society of Portland
Back to Nature Facials & Massage
Bag&Baggage Productions
Bamboo Sushi
Barbara Padden
Bark Magazine
Bed Bath & Beyond
Bennington Properties LLC
Best Friends Animal Society
Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Blush Beauty Bar
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bollywood Theater
Britta & Shawn Bavaresco
Broadway Rose Theatre Company
Brooklyn Tweed
Business Catual
Byways Café
Campbell Pet Company
Cardiology Northwest
Cary Chun Lee Arts
Chamber Music Northwest
Charlotte Quiroz
Charlton Productions
Chinook Book
Chinook Winds Casino Resort
Cindy & Joe Mooney
Clark Lumber & True Value Hardware
Claudine Mellett-Wilson & Geoff Wilson
Clubsport Oregon
CMS Homes
CoHo Productions
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
Columbia Sportswear
Common Ground Wellness Cooperative
Cookies by Design
Copper Monkey Event Center
Costco Wholesale
Croft Vineyards
Dan Oberst
Dapper Pet Portraits
Darcelle XV
Dave’s Killer Bread
Deschutes Brewery
Disneyland Resort
Diva Den Studio
Doc Johnson Enterprises
Dove Vivi
Dr. Arthur Ghitea
Dr. Seth Alley, Sylvan Chiropractic Clinic and Wellness Center
Drs. Foster and Smith
Dublin Bay Knitting Co.
Duck Pond Cellars
Eastside Distilling
Emily Murray
Empire Labs
Escape to Yoga
Escobar’s Mexican Restaurant
Fantasy for Adults Only
Farmington Gardens
Fort George Brewery
Full Sail Brewing Co.
Garden Fever!
Gerry Waller
Glowing Greens Blacklight Miniature Golf
Golden Valley Brewery
Good Vibrations
Grand Central Baking Co.
Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Green Dog Pet Supply
Greta & Phil Schneider, Copper Creek Glass & Designs
Hale Pele
Heather Svoboda
Helene Knott
Higgins Restaurant & Bar
High Desert Museum
Hollywood Theatre
House Spirits Distillery
Houston’s Trail’s End Restaurant
Illahe Vineyards
Imago Theatre
Inn at Northrup Station
Invisible Fence
Iron Horse Restaurant
Jahna Vashti Fine Art
Jolly Roger
Judy Brown
Judy Crowston, Pastel Artist
Julie Snyder
Karen Green
Kitty Cot
Kitty Korner - Linda Reilly
Knitter’s Pride
KONG Company
Kristin Zabawa Photography
Kuranda USA
KVP Veterinary
Lamm Photography
Las Primas Peruvian Kitchen
Le Bistro Montage
Li’l Macs at the Beach
Lisa Beck
Liz Behnke
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Lompoc Brewing
Lujon Wine Cellars
LUSH Cosmetics
Marilyn Jones
Marine Discovery Tours
Mariner Square
Mark Spencer Hotel
Massage For All Seasons
McMenamins Pubs & Breweries
Mediterranean Exploration Company
Melissa Lund
Mississippi Pizza and Atlantis Lounge
Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
Nana’s Irish Pub
Natian Brewery
New Deal Distillery
New Friends of the Beaverton City Library
New Renaissance Bookshop
New Seasons Market
Nora B Designs
Northwest Wools
Oil Can Henry’s
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon Culinary Institute
Oregon Entertainment Corporation
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Oregon State Athletics
Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Oregon Zoo
Ox Restaurant
Paramount Hotel
Park Lanes Family Entertainment Center
Patti Smith & Dana Schwartz
Patty Hansen
Penzeys Spices
Pet Loft
Petco Foundation
Petsport USA Inc.
Phaedra Livingstone
Pittock Mansion
Pok Pok Restaurants
Por Qué No
Portland Actors Conservatory
Portland Baroque Orchestra
Portland Center Stage
Portland Escape Room
Portland Nursery
Portland Timbers
Portland Walking Tours
Portland Winterhawks
Portrait in Pastel
Profile Theatre
Purringtons Cat Lounge
Red Star Tavern
Reser’s Fine Foods
Rob & Phyllis Barker
Rose’s Restaurant and Bakery
Royal Meow Castles for Cats
Rue Royale Burlesque
Sanchez Cantina
SeaGlass Fine Art Photography
Seasons & Regions Seafood Grill
Seattle Mariners
Sherry Little
Spoiled Cat
Squeeze Me Squash Me Farm
Stash Tea Compnay
Steve & Karen Porter
Sunset Lanes
Susan Saxton
Sweetwater D.J. Service
T. Pauls Supper Club
Tasty and Alder
Tasty n Sons
Teardrop Cocktail Lounge
The Cheesecake Factory
The Duck Store
The Grotto
The Human Bean
The Paramount Hotel
The Red Brick Inn of Panguitch B&B
The Tony Starlight Showroom
Theresa Rosenhall
Think Pink Flamingo Flocking
Tin Shed Garden Cafe
Tiny Prints
Toro Bravo
Two Kilts Brewing
University of Oregon Pre-Veterinary Club
Upright Brewing
Valerie Garrett & Craig Carthel
Vicky Decenzo
Vinn Distillery
White Bird Dance
Whole Foods Market - Bridgeport
WHR Construction
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.
Wild Roots Vodka
Wildflower Grill
Wildhorse Resort & Casino
Willowtree Woodworks
Wilsonville Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant
Wolf Haven International
World Forestry Center
Zama Massage

Updated 11/02/2015

Whisker Wonderland 2015

Whisker Wonderland 2015

More than 250 CAT lovers attended Whisker Wonderland 2015 on November 14. Your generosity and the support of our sponsors and auction donors made this a truly special event. Together we raised $100,000 to support CAT's programs and services and save the lives of 2,500 cats each year.

As always, we treasure your commitment to homeless cats and kittens. On behalf of the more than 2,600 lives saved already this year at CAT, thank you!

We'll soon be planning for Whisker Wonderland 2016. Check back for details and date to be announced soon.

Thank you to the 2015 Whisker Wonderland Sponsors

Petco Foundation

Cascade Vet Referral Center        Thede Culpepper Logo

Clackamas County Veterinary Clinic        MERCK Logo        MWI Veterinary Supply

Classy Cat VIP gifts provided by:
GO-CAT Feather Toys | KONG Company | Morel Ink | Purringtons Cat Lounge | Sock It to Me