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Online Tix for Sweeten the Kitty 2014 – Buy Now!

Annual Sweeten the Kitty Silent Auction & Wine Tasting Fundraiser - Tickets Now On Sale - Get Yours Today! Sponsord by Union Bank

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Donation Requests

Annual Sweeten the Kitty Silent Auction & Wine Tasting Fundraiser - Donation Requests - We kindly ask for donation of: Vacation Rental Time, Time Share, Air Miles, Cat Crafts, Wine. Contributors please contact Annelise Strader

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Event to Benefit  Fix Our Ferals & Milo Foundation:

Please Wash All Your Dogs on October 26th, 2014!!!

Dr. Benjamin Otten, of All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in El Cerrito, has kindly organized an event to benefit both Fix Our Ferals and Milo Foundation.

Dog’s Best Friend & The Cat’s Meow,  at  525 San Pablo Avenue Albany CA, has donated their facility.  Open from 10am to 4pm on October 26th.

Get your dogs clean and munch on cookies while you help the animals!


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10K Kitties!

This lovely Siamese had the honor of being our 10,000th kitty customer!







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Thanks to Our Community Partners 2014

These businesses are generously helping to make our Sweeten the Kitty fundraising event a success:





Donated Items Highlights

Pet Food Express and Sanrio have hands down the most items donated with Sanrio at 15 Hello Kitty bags and PFE with a BUNCH of STUFF and more to come!  Michelle Jewel has donated 9 beautiful hand crafted sets of necklace and earrings, and Lavern has made us 3 gorgeous quilted bags and is working on quilts for us as well!

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Newsletter Sep. 3rd – Special Announcement: Sweeten the Kitty 2014!

Today, I am thrilled to announce our second annual


Sweeten the Kitty Auction and Wine Tasting
El Cerrito Community Center
Sunday, October 19, 2014
4:00 to 7:00 pm! 


Did you know that with your support, we surpassed all expectations at our inaugural Sweeten the Kitty event last year?

You can help make this year’s event an even greater success!

Buy tickets: Bring a family member or friend to STK.  It’s a fun way to introduce people to Fix Our Ferals and the work we do to save lives! Tickets are available online or at the door.

Donate auction items: Your tax-exempt donation to Fix Our Ferals will truly make a difference in the lives of cats and people in the East Bay. See details, below.

Forward this email to friends, family, co-workers and neighbors and encourage them to join us at Sweeten the Kitty 2014!  Our exciting event will feature great food, fabulous auction items, delectable wines to sample, music and entertainment, surprises and much more!

STK 2014 will be a wonderful opportunity for our entire East Bay community of “neighborhood cat people” to celebrate our accomplishments, our hard work and especially all those little cats and kittens we love so much.

We look forward to seeing you at our Annual Sweeten the Kitty Auction and Wine Tasting on October 19th!

Thank you so much for your continuing support of our mission and your compassion for the cats in our community.






Annelise Strader
Sweeten the Kitty Events Chair
Fix Our Ferals


 “Fix Every Cat You Feed”

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Volunteers Needed at the Spay-Neuter Center!

We recently fixed our 9,500th cat since we opened the FOF Spay-Neuter

     Photo: Judy Zelver

Center in 2012.  And we could never have accomplished so much without the help of our incredible volunteers!


Can YOU spare a little time and love? 



Whatever your interests and experience may be, we can really use your help, now! We need regular volunteers to assist with Admitting, Recovery, and Discharge, and the many other tasks that keep our work moving along.

Come join an FOF team of dedicated volunteers!  You’ll have a great time and help save many lives, too!

Call Michelle at (510) 712-5879 or to find out more!


Come see us at the Solano Stroll, September 14!
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  Photo: Mark Decker

This family-friendly annual community event features lots of entertainment, food, juried crafts, a parade and the Fix Our Ferals booth — where we’ll be getting the word out about our free-roamers and TNR, offering advice and having a great time “talking cats” with the public!

Be sure to stop by!  Bring the kids and grandkids and show them what we’re doing to save lives! 

Sunday, September 14
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Solano Avenue in Berkeley-Albany

Click here for all the details!

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Photo: Cathy Farrugia
“I highly recommend FOF  for your spay or neuter! 
It was a walk in the park!”
– FOF Kitty Patient #8,340
Be a PAL–Help Prevent-A-Litter in 2014!



Please make a generous donation today! 


Click here for other ways you can donate!
Fix Our Ferals is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service
as a Section 501(c)3 non-profit organization,

ID# 94-3297241.

How to Reach Us
PO Box 13083
Berkeley CA 94712-4083

hotline 510 433-9446
“Fix Every Cat You Feed!”
Photo: Lisa Thomas











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Newsletter August 25 – Vote Now! 2014 “Best of the Best” Neighborhood Cat Photo Contest is On!

It wasn’t easy!

Over 100 terrific photos were submitted to our 2014 “Best of the Best” Neighborhood Cat Photo Contest!  But finally our panel of FOF judges has selected their 12 favorite images.

Now it’s your turn!  Please cast your vote by Monday, September 22 for The People’s Choice Award!  

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Photo: Lisa Thomas
2013 Second Place

Stay tuned! We’ll announce our judges’ First and Second Place winners, and the winner of the People’s Choice Award in an upcoming newsletter.

Please forward this email to everyone you know who loves animals, especially our free-roaming kitties!



Your friends and family will have fun voting!

And you’ll be helping get the word out that FOF’s affordable spay-neuter services are saving lives! 

Click here to vote!

Warm Regards,

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Heather Lee
Fix Our Ferals
Board President

PS:  Have you bought your tickets to our 2014 Sweeten the Kitty fundraiser on Oct 19?  You won’t want to miss this exciting silent auction and wine-tasting event — advance sale tickets are available now!

“Fix Every Cat You Feed!”

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Can You Help Us Help Them?   


MD Gaze
Photo: Mark Decker
2013 People’s Choice Award

There are many ways to help the cats and people living in our communities by volunteering!

And there are many kitties who will enjoy healthier living thanks to your contribution to fund our affordable spay-neuter services!

Fix Our Ferals and its over 250 active volunteers continue to work every day to make better lives for ALL East Bay cats through Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) assistance, spay-neuter services, and public education.

Please consider making a donation or volunteering today!


Click here to find out about our volunteer opportunities!


Fix Our Ferals is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service
as a Section 501(c)3 non-profit organization,
ID# 94-3297241.

Vicky Semones cats
Photo: Vicki Semones
2011 First Place











How to Reach Us

PO Box 13083
Berkeley CA 94712-4083
hotline 510 433-9446
“Fix Every Cat You Feed!”


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Donate Auction Items for the Sweeten the Kitty Event

Fix Our Ferals “Sweeten the Kitty” Silent Auction and Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Dear Friends,

Fix Our Ferals is celebrating our 16th year of providing affordable spay/neuter for cats in the East Bay. Our goal is to end the unnecessary euthanizing of healthy cats and kittens in shelters, through affordable spay/neuter.

Our non-profit clinic is the only one of its kind in the East Bay. We are open five days a week, including Saturdays, and we accept reservations for neighborhood strays, ferals and pet cats.

To help support this expansion of services, we will host a fundraiser at the El Cerrito Community Center on Sunday, October 19th, 2014.

Please consider donating a gift certificate, service or item for our auction. Perhaps you would like to be a sponsor for the celebration! Sponsors and donors will be recognized on our web site and in our program. Sponsors at Puma level and above will also get their company logo or the name of their company on a large “Thank You” poster board including their donation levels. You are invited to provide promotional materials with your item to be displayed at the event.

Lion Level Sponsorship ($1000+) includes admission for 4
Tiger Level Sponsorship ($750-$999) includes admission for 3
Jaguar Level Sponsorship ($500-$749) includes admission for 2
Puma Level Sponsorship ($250-$499) includes admission for 1

We would be delighted if you could help in any way to make this a special affair. One of our volunteers would be happy to arrange pickup of your item.

If you would like more information about making a donation or the event, please contact:

Annelise Strader
(510) 809-7616

Download the 2014 FOF DonorForms.

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Thanks to Our 2014 Community Supporters

Our first sponsor for this year’s Sweeten the Kitty event is Union Bank MUFG. A huge rumble of purrs to them for kicking things off!




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2014 Sweeten the Kitty Tickets

Purchase Tickets Now!

Join us in celebrating another successful year of spay and neuter at our

“Sweeten the Kitty”

Silent Auction & Wine Tasting Fundraiser!

When: Sunday October 19, 2014, 4-7 pm
Where: El Cerrito Community Center
7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito, CA 94530

(Get Directions)

Tickets are Will Call only, $35 in advance, $40 at the door.
The deadline for advance ticket sales is October 4, 2014 .

If you prefer to pay by check, please make your check out to
“Fix Our Ferals” and indicate in the memo line:
“for Sweeten the Kitty tickets.”

Fix Our Ferals
Attn: Sweeten the Kitty
P.O. Box 13083
Berkeley, CA 94712-4083

Union Bank – Lion level sponsor!

El Sobrante Feed and Pet Supply
Community Partners

Donate Items or become a Sponsor! More info here.

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