A Special Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor


2018 SATURDAY schedulE

Doors Open from 10am-6:30pm


*Presentation Tickets Required

  • 10:30-11:30am: Special Needs Panel: Heartwarming stories about the relationships between people and their special needs cats. Featuring Mike Bridavsky & Lil BUB (@iamlilbub) and Lauren DiPaolo (@littleman_mika), moderated by Tamar Arslanian (@ihavecat and author of @shopcatsofnewyork)
  • 12pm-1pm:  Big Cat Rescue: Leading the Battle to End Big Cat Abuse with Jennifer Leon
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm: Little Kittens, Big Issues: How to Save the Tiniest Felines with Hannah Shaw aka Kitten Lady @kittenxlady
  • 3pm-3:45pm: (Trap Neuter Return) TNR 101: Lessons on Getting Started with Kathleen O'Malley of the Feral Cat Initiative
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm: TNR Panel - Stories from real people about TNR featuring Will Zweigart (@flatbushcats), Sterling Davis (@the_original_trapking), and Latonya "Sassee" Walker and moderated by Hannah Shaw (@kittenxlady)
  • 5pm-6pm: Cats vs. Dogs: How are they different, how are they the same, and can they co-exist peacefully in a home? featuring Jackson Galaxy and Zoe Sandor



BREAKOUT EVENTs Sponsored by TOmlyn

*Accessible with General Admission and Presentation Tickets

  • 11am-12pm: Ask the Cat Expert with Ingrid King
  • Autograph session with Jackson Galaxy at the Tomlyn Booth (#20) from 11-12 pm
  • 12:30pm-2pm: Ask the Vet with Tomlyn ’s Dr. Jen Kasten and Tabitha Cromer”
  • 2:30pm-4pm: The Scoop on Litter Box Issues with Beth Adelman, Certified Cat Behaviorist
  • 4:30-5:30pm: Going Viral: FIV, FeLV, and Respiratory Diseases with Dr. Carly Bloom of the Animal Medical Center
  • 5:45pm-6:30pm: TNR Meet up


Meet & Greets

*Special Tickets Required

  • 10:30am: Hannah Shaw Meet & Greet Sponsored by PetAG
  • 12:30pm: Lil BUB Meet & Greet Sponsored by Halo
  • 3pm-4pm: Jackson Galaxy Meet & Greet Sponsored by Litter Genie


Special Events

*Available to all, Limited Seating

4:30pm-6pm: Drag Bingo Fundraiser with Goldie Lox and Ona Louise


2018 Sunday schedulE

Doors Open from 10am-6:30pm


*Presentation Ticket Required

  • 10:30am-11:30am: Fostering Saves Lives: A Discussion featuring Nikki from @myfosterkittens and Eric Gaynor, foster dad
  • 12pm-1pm: The Story of Lil BUB: Caring for a Special Needs Cat from Space with Mike Bridavsky and Lil BUB (@iamlilbub)
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm: Using Social Media to Help Feline Welfare: A Panel Discussion including Hannah Shaw (@kittenxlady) & Chris Poole (@coleandmarmalade)
  • 3pm-4pm:  Telling Your Cat's Story: Actionable tips for upping your cat photo + video skills, with Andrew Marttila (@iamthecatphotographer) and Will Zweigart (@flatbushcats)
  • 5pm-6pm: The Power of You: Keynote by Jackson Galaxy



Breakout Events Sponsored by Tomlyn

*Accessible with General Admission & Presentation Tickets Unless Specified

  • 10:30am-12:30pm: Cat Cafe Owners Unite! - Mix, Mingle, and Share the stories that only other Cat Cafe owners would understand with Adam Myatt aka Cat Man of West Oakland.
  • 1pm-2pm: The Business of NonProfits - Learn how to turn your passion into a successful operation with Lee Domascewec of PhoenixFire Strategic Consulting
  • 2:30pm-3:30pm: Peaceable Kingdom: Techniques to Increase the Success of Multi-Cat Households with Mikel Delgado
  • 4:00pm-5pm: Animal Care Centers: NYC’s Progressive Shelter System with Jessica Vaccaro


MeeT & Greet

*Special tickets required

  • 10:30am: Hannah Shaw Meet & Greet Sponsored by PetAG
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm Jackson Galaxy Meet & Greet
  • 2pm: Lil BUB Meet & Greet Sponsored by Halo


Special Events

*For Participating Adoption Groups Only

4:30pm-6pm: Drag Bingo Fundraiser with Goldie Lox and Ona Louise