The 2015 Whisker Wonderland event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Portland, located near the Convention Center at 1441 NE 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232.
Whisker Wonderland guests may reserve an overnight room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel using our special group rate of $169/night (plus taxes & fees). You can book, change, or cancel your hotel reservations by calling 888-233-9527 or online through this custom booking link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/whiskerwonderland.
We encourage you to confirm your reservation at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland - Downtown Convention Center. As an overnight guest, you’ll enjoy the hotel’s several amenities such as in-room refrigerators, microwaves, Keurig coffee makers, and free basic in-room high-speed wireless Internet.
Reservations are limited, please confirm your room today. We look forward to seeing you!
Parking information will be available closer to the event date.
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, 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.
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
Al’s Garden Center
Atiyeh Bros. Rug and Carpet CLeaning
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Common Ground Wellness Co-operative
Dapper Pet Portraits
Deschutes Brewery & Public House
Diva Den Studio
Fort George Brewery
Glowing Greens Miniature Golf
Grand Central Bakery
High Desert Museum
House Spirits Distillery
Iron Horse Restaurant
Le Bistro Montage
Li’l Macs at the Beach
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Mark Spencer Hotel
Mississippi Pizza Pub
Oregon Culinary Institute
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Park Lanes Family Entertainment Center
Por Que No Taqueria
Portland Actors Conservatory
Portland Winter Hawks
Purringtons Cat Lounge
Red Brick Inn of Panguitch B&B
Red Star Tavern & Roast House
Tin Shed Garden Café
Wilsonville Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant
Whisker Wonderland auction donors as of 8/21/2015
Date: November 14, 2015
Crowne Plaza Portland
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
Registration opens September 25.