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Venue & Parking

Venue & Parking

Location: Whisker Wonderland 2016 will be held at The Nines Hotel ballroom. Located next to Pioneer Square in downtown Portland, this luxury hotel will provide a beautiful backdrop to our event festivities.

The Nines Hotel
525 SW Morrison
Portland, Oregon 97204

Parking: Parking information will be available closer to the event date.


Emcee & Auctioneer

Wesley Ogle and Sylvia


Wesleigh Ogle, News Reporter

CAT is pleased to welcome Wesleigh Ogle as emcee of our 2016 gala. Wesleigh is the morning feature reporter and fill-in anchor at KATU News in Portland. She has lived in Oregon nearly 4 years, working as a reporter and anchor in Coos Bay and Eugene before moving to Portland. She graduated with a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Wesleigh is originally from Irvine, California but she has fallen in love with Oregon. That’s why she can’t bring herself to leave! Wesleigh became a member of the CAT family in June when she visited the shelter to cover Kitten Palooza for KATU. She fell completely in love with Sylvia and just couldn’t live without her. A few days later, she returned to the shelter to adopt her. They couldn’t be happier!

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 2015!

More than 250 CAT lovers attended Whisker Wonderland 2015, which was held on November 14 at The Crowne Plaza Portland. Your generous support raised just over $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 2015 Photo Gallery


Whisker Wonderland 2014 Photo Gallery

Whisker Wonderland 2013 Photo Gallery

Event photography generously donated by Lamm Photography

Auction Supporters

Thank you to the 2016 Auction Donors:

Annie Bloom’s Books
Atiyeh Brothers Rug and Carpet Cleaning
Bag & Baggage Productions
Bamboo Sushi
Best Friends Animal Society
Kristi Brooks
Campbell Pet Company
CAT Thrift Store
CMS Homes
CoHo Productions
Diva Den Studio
Doctors Foster and Smith
Elephant’s Delicatessen
Farmington Gardens
Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast
The Human Bean
Jackalope Wine Cellars
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Cindy & Joe Mooney
New Seasons – Progress Ridge
Nora B Designs
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Oregon State Athletics
Oriental Trading Company
Ox Restaurant
Ana Quiroz
Patti Smith & Dana Schwartz
The Bark Magazine
Toro Bravo Inc
Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.

Show your support today! To donate an item or become a Whisker Wonderland Sponsor, please view the Auction Donation Form and Sponsorship Opportunities Packet.

Updated 8/05/2016

Whisker Wonderland 2016

Whisker Wonderland 2016

Save the Date: November 12, 2016

The Cat Adoption Team's 13th annual Whisker Wonderland benefit auction and gala will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at The Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.

This elegant event is a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow cat lovers and show your support for CAT's programs and services to help homeless cats and kittens. You'll enjoy live and silent auctions, hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine, bidding games, and a plated dinner. We can't wait to see you! Registration will open in September.

The planning committee is busily preparing for this year's event. If you would like to donate an item or become a Whisker Wonderland Sponsor, please view the Auction Donation Form and Sponsorship Opportunities Packet.

If you have questions or are interested in helping plan Whisker Wonderland 2014, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thank you to our Whisker Wonderland Sponsors

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