Celebrating Our Second Anniversary

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The lounge officially opened for public visits on June 2, 2021, so this Friday marks our second anniversary! We will have balloons outside and sparkling cider inside and we hope to see many visitors this weekend to help us celebrate.

Since opening we have had 123 adoptions, and we are currently caring for 12 more cats and kittens. Our oldest cats have included Sadie, Jacob, and Princess. Our longest resident is currently Link, having arrived in January of this year. Our longest resident ever was Rachel, adopted after 16 months at the lounge. Our volunteer roster hovers around 20 regular volunteers plus a few more who can fill in here and there. On any given week these volunteers are donating roughly 30-35 hours of their time, and Jennifer is at the lounge an additional 30-35 hours as well. In addition we have volunteers who bring filtered water for the cats, run fundraisers on Facebook, make recycling and thrift store runs, help repair and install things, do laundry, foster cats and kittens, drive cats to medical appointments, and more.

We hope you’ll stop by! Every dollar we raise through visits, adoptions, shopping, and donations goes straight toward helping the cats and maintaining this unique space for them in Ventura.

Anniversary T-Shirts

UPDATE: No more orders being taken. Shirts were ordered 5/29/23.

Michael’s adopter, Karla, and I (mainly Karla!) have been working on some new designs to help celebrate the lounge’s 2nd anniversary coming up in June. If you’ve been around a while you will remember Michael, Missy, Rachel, Jasmine (now Rose), and Jacob and Sadie. 🙂

There are several options: a shirt featuring 6 of our better-known cats (that shirt comes in several colors) and then individual shirts featuring each cat/pair of cats (those shirts come in a single color).

If you order using the link below your shirt(s) will be delivered to the lounge for local pick up. Shipping is included in the prices you see. We will earn about $8-$10 per shirt so this is also a nice fundraiser for us!

We most likely will open up a shop that will include other items like hoodies, socks, mugs, etc.

Please look over the PDF for all the choices and then fill out the Google form to place your order.

Please note that payment must be made in advance. You can go to the Donate page of the website for options or pay in person when you’re at the lounge in the near future.

BIG thanks to Karla for making this happen! We have custom kicker toys and other goodies coming to the lounge as well, all featuring her adorable drawings.

Order form: https://forms.gle/9dsbYbcs41Jd1bJM9

Please order by Friday, May 26th.

Urbane Cafe Fundraiser

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On Tuesday, April 18th, from 4-9pm, Urbane Cafe in Ventura will donate 20% of sales to Cassie’s Cats! Show them the flyer on your phone, bring in a paper version (we have some at the lounge or you can print at home), or use the code “fundraisers” when ordering online. This is such an easy way for us to raise some extra funds for the cats and kittens at the lounge!

Urbane Cafe
4960 Telephone Rd., Ventura

Crafts and Cats

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We are trying a new event: Crafts and Cats! Saturday, April 29th, 2:30-4pm, $20.

If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, hand-sewing, adult coloring, or other non-messy crafts, bring what you’re working on and spend an afternoon with the cats and other crafty people! We’ll have Keurig beverages on hand along with some treats. You bring your current project.

Please no paints or tiny objects that could be swallowed by the cats. This event is for ages 15 and up.

You can register HERE.