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Venue & Parking

Venue & Parking

The Benson Hotel

The 2014 Whisker Wonderland event will be held at The Benson Hotel. Founded in 1913, the hotel features an elegant European design that was refreshed in 2011 yet retains a luxurious Continental feel.

A limited number of overnight rooms are available to Whisker Wonderland guests on November 8, 2014. For this evening only, reserve your one-night stay at the special rate of $159/night. You must mention the Cat Adoption Team when you call to make your reservation. Book by October 25 to secure this discounted rate.


The Benson Hotel
309 Southwest Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205 click here for directions

Public Transit (MAX)
Green line: Get off at SW 5th & Oak St. MAX station and walk 0.1 mile (2 blocks west) to The Benson
Red line: Get off at Pioneer Square North MAX station (located on Morrison & Broadway), then walk 0. 2 mile
(4 blocks) north to The Benson

Event Parking

Benson Hotel Valet
$7 for the evening (in after 5 p.m.) / $29 overnight
Available 24 hours

Union Bank of California Garage - offers direct access to the hotel via underground walkway
407 SW Broadway (between Stark & Washington)
Garage entrance is located a half-block south of the hotel entrance on the right
$5 in after 5 p.m. / Overnight parking may incur addition charge
Open 24 hours

US Motor Bank Garage (Star Park)
654 SW Oak; directly across from the Benson
$8 evening rate if out by 3 a.m.
Open 6 a.m. - 3 a.m.

Many other parking options are available nearby. Parking rates and hours of operation not guaranteed. Based on available information as of 10/1/2014.

Photo Gallery

Thank you for attending Whisker Wonderland 2013!

Close to 200 Cat Adoption Team lovers attended Whisker Wonderland 2013, which was held on November 2. Your support raised nearly $100,000 to help save the lives of cats and kittens in the Portland metro area. We also thank everyone who donated items or volunteered—we couldn’t have done it without you!


Whisker Wonderland 2013 Photo Gallery
Photography generously donated by Lamm Photography

Auction Supporters

We are currently accepting auction items. If you are interested, please click the link below for more information:

2014 Auction Donation Form

Thank you to our 2014 auction item donors!

Academy Theater
Alema J. McCrea
Al’s Garden Center
Americana Frame
Ana Quiroz
Andrea Wall
Angelika’s Yarn Store
Angie Britton
Annie Bloom’s Books
Artists Repertory Theatre
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Audubon Society of Portland
Avi Resort & Casino
Bag & Baggage Productions
Bed Bath & Beyond
Bellagio’s Pizza
Bennington Properties LLC
Benton-Lane Winery
BJ Willy’s Woodfired Pizza & Pub
Black Bear Diner
Bollywood Theater
Britta & Shawn Bavaresco
Brittany Waite
Bugatti’s Ristorante
Campbell Pet Company
Cat Adoption Team
CAT Thrift Store
Charlton Productions
Chinook Book
Cindy Mooney
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
Columbia Sportswear
Cupcake Jones
David and Sue Grubb
De Ponte Cellars Winery
Deep End Cafe
Deschutes Brewery
Diane Charlton
Disneyland Resort Community Relations
Domaine Serene Winery
Dove Lewis
Dove Vivi
Duck Pond Cellars
Durant Vineyards
Eleni’s Philoxenia
eleven winery
Embassy Suites Downtown Portland
Emily Murray
Escape to Yoga
For Yarn’s Sake
Frontier Veterinary Hospital
Garden Fever!
Glendoveer Golf & Tennis
Glowing Greens Blacklight Miniature Golf
Gracia Lundy
Grand Central Baking Co.
Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast
Happy Knits
Happy Spirit Reiki
High Desert Museum
Hollywood Theatre
Joan Medlin
Johan Vineyards
Judy Crowston
Kaady Car Washes
Karen Billington
Katayama Framing
Kathryn Elsesser Photography
Kats ‘N Us Pet Supply
Keyscaper Fan Gear
Lakewood Theatre Company
Lan Su Chinese Garden
LaRog Brothers
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery
Le Bistro Montage
Linda Hunnell
Lisa Siewert
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
LNS Designs
Lynda Orzen
Marco’s Cafe & Espresso Bar
Marilyn Jones & the late Dennis Schindele
Marine Discovery Tours
Meineke Car Care
Mississippi Pizza Pub
Mo’s Restaurant - Newport
New Friends of the Beaverton City Library - The Book Corner
New Renaissance Book Shop
Nora B Designs
Northwest Wools
Oaks Park
Olive Garden Lake Oswego
Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon Culinary Institute
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Oriental Trading Company
Oscar Drake’s Northwest Grille & Tavern
Ox Restaurant
Papa Haydn West
Pastini Pastaria
Pat Smith
Patti Smith & Dana Schwartz
Pet Loft
Pittock Mansion
Portland Actors Conservatory
Portland Baroque Orchestra
Portland Center Stage
Portland Japanese Garden
Portland Nursery
Portland Spirit
Profile Theatre
Red Star Tavern
Renee Dion-Jenness
Sake One
Seasons & Regions Seafood Grill
Seven of Hearts
Shafer Vineyard Cellars
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
Sherry Sews Two
Sky High Sports
Sunset Lanes
Susan Fairchild
Sweet Cheeks Winery
Teresa Schechtel
That’s Darcelle XV & Co.
The Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The Carthel-Garrett Family
The Duck Store
The Grotto
The Human Bean
The Nutro Company
The Paramount Hotel
Thundershirt Shelter Program
Tiny Prints
Toro Bravo Inc.
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue
Vista Balloon Adventures
Voodoo Doughnut
Wahl Cuts for a Cause
Wendy Dye
White Bird
WHR Construction
Wildhorse Resort & Casino
William Braden
Wilsonville Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant
Wolf Haven International
World Forestry Center

This list is updated weekly.


Whisker Wonderland

Whisker Wonderland

The 11th annual Whisker Wonderland benefit auction and gala will be held Saturday, November 8, at The Benson Hotel in downtown Portland.

Celebrate cats, kittens, and the people who love them during an elegant evening in support of CAT's programs and services. You'll enjoy live and silent auctions, bidding games, raffles, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, complimentary wine, and no-host bar.

Whisker Wonderland 2014 features a new venue, new auctioneer, and plenty of fun surprises!


Presented by: Petco Foundation

Thank you to all our Whisker Wonderland Sponsors:

Cascade Veterinary Referral Center            Morel Ink

Merck Logo            Thede Culpepper Logo

Business Catual
Lamm Photography
Pet Loft

If you have questions or would like to assist with Whisker Wonderland 2014, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (503) 925-8903 x257.