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Venue & Parking

Venue & Parking

Crowne Plaza Hotel

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:

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!

Event Parking

Parking information will be available closer to the event date.

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

Table Sponsors

Table sponsorships are a terrific way to guarantee best seats and recognition at the event. To purchase a table or half table now, download the sponsorship packet and mail the completed form, along with payment to CAT.

Thank you to this year’s Table Sponsors:
Dignified Pet Services
Jolly Restaurants

Auction donors:

Many individuals and companies support Whisker Wonderland by donating items that may be included in the event auctions. If you are interested in donating, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or download the Auction Donation Form.

Thank you to this year’s Auction Donors:
Academy Theater
Alema J. McCrea
Al’s Garden Center
Andrea Wall
Angie Britton
Annie Bloom’s Books
Apizza Scholls
Atiyeh Brothers Rug and Carpet Cleaning
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Audubon Society of Portland
Bag & Baggage Productions
Bamboo Sushi
Barbara Padden
Bed Bath & Beyond
Bennington Properties LLC
Best Friends Animal Society
Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Bollywood Theater
Brooklyn Tweed
Campbell Pet Company
Cardiology Northwest
Chamber Music Northwest
Charlotte Quiroz
CoHo Productions
Common Ground Wellness Center
Dan Oberst
Deschutes Brewery
Diva Den Studio
Dove Vivi
Dr. Seth Alley
Escape to Yoga
Escobar’s Mexican Restaurant
Fort George Brewery
Gary Coss
Glowing Greens Blacklight Miniature Golf
Good Vibrations
Grand Central Baking Co.
Higgins Restaurant & Bar
High Desert Museum
Hollywood Theatre
House Spirits Distillery
Iron Horse Restaurant
Jolly Restaurants
Judy Brown
Judy Crowston
Karen Green
Kathi Lamm
Kay Schroeder
KONG Company
Kuranda USA
Le Bistro Montage
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Lompoc Brewing
Marine Discovery Tours
Mark Spencer Hotel
Mississippi Pizza Pub
Nana’s Irish Pub
New Friends of the Beaverton City Library - The Book Corner
New Renaissance Book Shop
New Seasons Market
Oil Can Henry’s
Oregon Culinary Institute
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ox Restaurant
Park Lanes Family Entertainment Center
Patti Smith
Pittock Mansion
Pok Pok Restaurants
Por Que No Taqueria
Portland Actors Conservatory
Portland Baroque Orchestra
Portland Center Stage
Portland Winterhawks
Profile Theatre
Red Star Tavern
Sake One
SeaGlass Fine Art Photography
Sunset Lanes
Sweetwater DJ Service
T. Pauls Supper Club
That’s Darcelle XV & Co.
The Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The Cheesecake Factory
The Grotto
The Red Brick Inn of Panguitch B&B
The Wildflower Grill
Theresa Rosenhall
Tin Shed Garden Cafe
Tiny Prints
Toro Bravo Inc.
White Bird
WHR Construction
Wild Roots Vodka
Wildhorse Resort & Casino
Willowtree Woodworks
Wilsonville Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant
Wolf Haven International

Updated 9/3/2015

Whisker Wonderland 2015

Whisker Wonderland 2015

Please join us for the Cat Adoption Team's 12th annual Whisker Wonderland fundraising auction and gala! 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. Enjoy complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres during the silent auction and reception, followed by a seated dinner and live auction.
6 o'clock in the evening - doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Portland
1441 Northeast Second Avenue | Portland, Oregon

6 P.M. - Silent Auction & Reception
7 P.M. - Live Auction & Dinner

~ Cocktail attire ~
Cat-themed costumes or accessories welcome but not required

$75 per person | $600 table of 8 | $300 half table of 4

includes free cocktail and VIP gifts
$125 per person | $800 table of 8 | $400 half table of 4

If you have questions or are interested in becoming a sponsor or donor for Whisker Wonderland, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Presented by: Petco Foundation

Cool Cat Sponsosr: Cascade Vet Referral Center        Thede Culpepper Logo

Cat's Meow Sponsors:
Clackamas County Veterinary Clinic        MERCK Logo        MWI Veterinary Supply

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