KSC Pet Bed Holiday EventOur famous pet beds will be available at Petvalu (Bradlee Shopping Center) just in time for the Holidays...they make great gifts!
When: Sat, Dec 7 from 11am-4pm
Sat, Dec 14 from 11am-4pm
The beds are hand-crocheted with love by our volunteers and are machine wash/dry. They are available for a donation of $25-$30 depending on bed size.
100% of your donation goes to the care of our cats!
*We also have organic cat-nip toys that make great stocking stuffers!
Photos with Santa at Petco Unleashed
Adoption Pledge in Honor of Black Cat DayIt's time for our third adoption pledge of 2019! In honor of Black Cat Appreciation Day on August 17, King Street Cats' adoption pledge theme for August is black cats. This year, KSC alum Winky from St. Croix urges you to not overlook all the black cats out there looking for homes. Winky recently lost her feline "brother" Zeke whom she adored from the first day she met. In return, Winky and the rest of her human family were given companionship and protection from a truly loyal cat.
Therefore, in honor of Black Cat Appreciation Day, if you would like to make a pledge for every black cat that is adopted from KSC in the month of August, all you need to do is wait until the first week of September when we announce how many black cats have been adopted and then you can send a check or pay online via Paypal.
There is no need to email KSC to say that you are pledging for the month, but you are welcome to post a comment on our Facebook page to show your love for black cats, share a picture of your own black cat, and encourage others to make a pledge and even adopt a black cat companion. Winky says thank you for all your support of KSC's rescue efforts, particularly of black cats this month!
Update: Scooby, Sambucca, Amaretto and Diamond all found their forever homes!
Another Fabulous Evening at the Little TheaterOur heartfelt thanks to the Little Theatre of Alexandria for hosting us and to everyone who came out to support our 13th Annual Theater Night Fundraiser on Friday, July 26. Thanks especially to volunteers Alyson, Patti, Kerry, Melissa, Vivien, Helen, and Nicole who did an amazing job organizing the fundraiser. And to our awesome volunteers Andrea, Hilary, George, Maggie, Donna, Bob, Alan, Katie, Melissa L, Katherine, Elie, Meredith, Mary Beth, Susan Z, Sabrena, Sandy, Lisa, Jove, and Eva who staffed the event. A special thanks also to Kerry, Liz, and Sabrena who worked so hard to get silent auction and raffle donations, and to all those volunteers who also solicited and donated items. And last, but certainly not least, to Lynne and Cindy for the fabulous desserts!
The event raised more than $26,000 of which 100% will go to the care of King Street's cats and kittens.
We want to take this opportunity to thank the local businesses that helped us cater the event: Primo Family Restaurant, Safeway, and Giant. And to the Enchanted Florist for the beautiful floral arrangements.
Thanks also to those individuals and businesses that kindly donated silent auction and raffle items: Bluprint Chocaletiers, Kuts by Kat, Radiance Yoga, Fort Hunt Animal Hospital, Hayfield Animal Hospital, Barrel Oak Winery, The Backcare Center, 50 West Winery, Alexandria Restaurant Partners, Andrea's Wreaths and Crafts, Blown Salon, The Carlyle Club, La Fromagerie, Sunset Hills Winery, Tempo, Whiskey and Oyster, and Sportrock. And to Dr. Joyce Paulk, Vivien Bacon, Liz Hammond Williams, Mary Beth Corrigan, Alyson Burgess, Amanda Barton-Epple, Patti Gross, Doug Larson, Helen Liu, Melissa Murphy, Kerry Whitlock, Nicole Oandasan, Sabrena Yedo, Susan Zahn, Sandy Kozel, Andrea Cerino, Melissa Lee, Donna Eisenmthe Kuhmerker Family, and Hillary Chin and George Kampstra.
Save the date for our 14th Annual Theater Night Fundraiser on Friday, July 24th and the musical will be "Sister Act"!
You Helped Us Raise $65,500!We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who cared, shared and donated during the April 10 one day, online fundraiser Spring2Action.
Your generosity will make it possible for our all-volunteer rescue that relies solely on private donations to save, provide safe haven, and extraordinary veterinary care to more than 400 cats and kittens until they find their forever homes in 2019. KSC won an extra $3,500 in grant money and prizes and placed:
A special thanks to volunteers Melissa, Kerry, Nicole, Mary, Helen, Sue, Mary Beth, Julie, and Meredith who provided invaluable support for our Spring2Action campaign. And especially to our very generous donors who gave $7,000 in matching grants!
Last but not least, thanks to our friends at ACT for Alexandria who make Spring2Action possible.
CatVideoFest Partners with King Street Cats!
CatVideoFest returns to the AFI in Silver Spring on the weekend of March 29: bigger, brighter and more paw-some than ever!
First Bi-Monthly Adoption Pledge of 2019
For our first Adoption Pledge in February 2019, we are focusing on "bonded pairs" to coincide with Valentine's Day. Thanks again to everyone who supports KSC via our adotion pledges; and to volunteers Julie and Sue who spearhead them.
KSC's Famous Cat Beds Available for the Holidays!
Are you looking for the purrfect present for the cat lover in your life? How about a KSC cat bed? Hand crocheted by our volunteers they are machine wash/dry and cat approved by felines as far afield as the UK!
100% of the donations go to the care of our cats!
Thank you Stone Hill Middle School
We want to say a huge thank you to the students at Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn, VA and their art teacher Ms Welty who chose KSC as the recipient of a $300 donation from their 3rd Annual Art for Animals Benefit.
In spring 2018, the 6th grade art students researched various ways artists contribute to society and use their art for social change. One particular artist they studied was Mark Barone, who is best known for a series of paintings commemorating the 5,500 dogs who were sadly euthanized in shelters across the US. Based on their research the students were asked to create animal prints, which they then displayed and sold to raise money to donate to local animal groups. KSC is proud and humbled to be among the recipients.
If you would like to learn more about Mark Barone and the project, there is a PBS documentary that features Ms Welty and her students here:https://anactofdog.org
Kittens and Shoes...What Could be Better?!
A huge thanks to everyone who came out to see us at Comfort One shoes in Old Town on Saturday, Sep 1. It was so nice of Kristi and everyone at the store to host us.
Wags N' Whiskers 2018
A huge thanks to everyone who came out to support KSC at the Wags N' Whiskers event in Shirlington. We raised a record $1,223 for our cats and made many new friends. Many thanks to volunteers Patti, Andrea, Melissa, Susan Z, Katrina, Brandi, Margo, Sarah, Claire, Cheryl, Bill, Alan and Elizabeth for staffing our booth.
Thanks especially to our "crafty" volunteers for making the beds and other items on sale: Elizabeth, Lorraine, Melissa, Brandi, and Robyn. And thanks to volunteer Mary for getting the KSC T-shirts printed and mailed to us!
Thank You for a Wonderful Evening
Our heartfelt thanks goes to the Little Theatre of Alexandria and everyone who came out to support our 12th Annual Theater Night Fundraiser on Friday, July 20. Thanks especially to volunteers Vivien, Helen, Alyson, Patti, Kerry, Melissa, and Nicole who did an amazing job organizing the fundraiser. And to our awesome volunteers Andrea, Hilary and George, Maggie, Donna and Bob, Alan, Lorraine, Dan, Melissa L, Katherine, Tess, Elie, Alex, Cindy, Susan Z, Susan B and Sandy who staffed the event. A special thanks also to Kerry and LIz who worked so hard to get silent auction and raffle donations, and to all those volunteers who also solicited and donated items. And last, but certainly not least, to Lynne and Cindy for the fabulous desserts!
We want to take this opportunity to thank the local businesses that helped us cater the event: On Tap, Primo Family Restaurant, Lena's Wood-fired Pizza and Tap, Safeway, Wegmans, and Giant. And to the Enchanted Florist for the beautiful floral arrangements.
Thanks also to those individuals and businesses that kindly donated silent auction and raffle items: The Washington Nationals, Bluprint Chocaletiers, Adara Spa, Escape Room Live, Scramble, KutsbyKat, Radiance Yoga, Fountains Day Spa, DC Design Tours, Discover Alexandria, Comfort One Shoes, Honest Soul Yoga, The Worx by Maia Fitness, Barrel Oak Winery, Hillbrook Inn, Pilates Proworks, London Bob Hair Design, and The Backcare Center. And to Dr Jerry Hinn, Dr Joyce Paulk, Ruth Wert, Amy Minniti, Mary Beth Corrigan, Alyson Burgess, Amanda Barton-Epple, Patti Gross, Julie Hutchins, the Kuhmerker Family, and Hillary Chin and George Kampstra.
Save the date for our 13th Annual Theater Night Fundraiser next year on Friday, July 26 2019. The musical production will be "The Producers."
Adoption Pledge in Celebration of Black Cats
For our third "Adoption Pledge" of 2018 we are honoring lucky black cats!
Thank You Altar'd State
We want to say a HUGE thanks to Autumn, Jessica, and all our friends at the Altar’d State store at Tysons.
Adoption Pledge in Honor of Mother's Day!
For our second "Adoption Pledge" of 2018 we are honoring moms and their kittens!
You Helped Us Raise $57KWe want to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who cared, shared and donated during the April 25 one day, online fundraiser Spring2Action. Your generosity will make it possible for our all-volunteer rescue that relies solely on private donations to save, provide safe haven, and extraordinary veterinary care to more than 350 cats and kittens until they find their forever homes in 2018. KSC won an extra $3,500 in grant money and prizes and placed:
Last but not least, thanks to Brandi Yee and our friends at Action Alexandria who make Spring2Action possible.
You’re Invited: Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Block Party
We are excited to participate in this fun community event and invite you to join us!
We hope to see you there! For more information, like the event page at: facebook.com/alexandrialoveyourpetday/
Lyles-Crouch Fundraiser for Alexandria's Animals
We have a very special first "Adoption Pledge" for 2018. Not only are we celebrating the adoptions of "special needs" cats but we are also honoring the memory of beloved KSC alum Mr. T.
Thank you to volunteers Julie and Sue who spearhead our bi-monthly adoption pledges and for all your continued support for our rescue mission.
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