The Edmonton International Cat Festival brings together cat lovers to celebrate cats and cat culture, while raising money and awareness for rescues helping cats in need! #YEGCatFest donates 100% of proceeds to local cat rescues. Since 2014, we’ve raised $112,000 for local rescues helping cats in need.

Our May 30, 2020 event IS GOING ONLINE!

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ATTEND CAT FEST: ONLINE EDITION

MAY 30, 2020

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tickets $10 per “computer”  (with optional additional donations!) 
  • Attend from the comfort of your home!
100% of proceeds will be donated to Little Cats Lost, SCARS Second Chance Animal Rescue, and ARTS Senior Animal Rescue!

Check out the full festival schedule

Experience back-to-back and simultaneous CATivities happening LIVE on your screen for 7 hours straight on Caturday, May 30! Virtual attendees can hop back and forth between whichever sessions they like. You can also watch replays of your favourite sessions or sessions you missed (replays available for a week following the festival). All you need to access the livestream festival is a computer or phone with Internet access, and a ticket (register with an email address!)

Thanks to our virtual festival sponsors:

FESTIVAL PURRgramming AT A GLANCE:

Cat Yoga

Grab your mat and your cat for some CAT-arungas, kitten poses and cat puns with Janelle Snow of Sundog Strength & Soul.

Draw Cats

Grab a pencil and paper and settle in for a lesson on how to draw cats with artist Heather Simonsmeier.

Make Cat Toys

Join cat toy maker Alicia Speers (HeartFelt) as she shows you how she makes one of her adorable felt catnip cat toys.

Cat Storytime

Settle in with author Marty Chan, who will do an energetic live reading of his cat-themed children’s book: True Story.

Cat Photography

Get tips on how to take better photos of your cat with Nicole Ashley Photography and her cat Blanche.

Make Cat Treats

Learn how easy it can be to make homemade treats for your cat.

Cat Care

Dr. Ashleigh Allen with Pulse Veterinary Specialists & Emergency will demo home cat care like trimming nails, cleaning teeth, and more!

Cat Show & Tell

If you’re comfortable, we’ll bring you on the virtual “stage” so you can show off your cat to fellow cat lovers!

Live Meowsic

Catch live PURRformances by local cat-loving meowsicians Jordan Norman Music and Megan Evans.

Live Cat Cams

Watch adorable and adoptable cats and kittens at play as part of the festival livestream! 

Rescues Panel

A chat about rescues, adopting, fostering and more with Little Cats Lost, Second Chance Animal Rescue, and ARTS Senior Animal Rescue!

Cat Videos

Do what comes most naturally to you on the Internet: Watch cat videos!

AND JOIN CELEBRITY ADVENTURE CAT GREAT GRAMS OF GARY (who has over 200,000 followers on Instagram!) ON A LIVE KAYAK THROUGH THE CANADIAN ROCKY MEOWNTAINS!

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PLUS: GIVEAWAYS THROUGHOUT THE DAY!

SEE THE FULL MAY 30, 2020 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

GET TICKETS TO THE 2020 EDMONTON CAT FESTIVAL: ONLINE EDITION
Click here or below to get tickets!

If you love cats—no matter where you live in the world—this is the virtual event for you!

If you love cats but have allergies, this is DEFINITELY the event for you!! 

Note: 100% of proceeds raised will be donated to Edmonton area cat rescues: Little Cats Lost, SCARS Second Chance Animal Rescue, and ARTS Senior Animal Rescue.

One ticket (or “computer”) is $10 but you’re welcome and encouraged to donate more to help us raise as much money as possible to help cats in need!!! 

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