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January 27, 2016

A Night at the CATSbah features fun, felines and a chance to save homeless pets

Arizona Animal Welfare League’s 2016 “Evening to Paws” scheduled for March 11

Who: Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA with Honorary Chairman Tony LaRussa and Presenting Sponsor Petsmart Charities
What:  An Evening to Paws 2016 “A Night at the CATSbah” with silent auction, dinner and live auction
When:  Friday., March 11, 5:30 p.m. Where:  Omni Montelucia Resort, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley
Why:   To help the state’s oldest and largest no-kill animal welfare organization continue to rescue and find forever homes for homeless dogs and cats Individual Tickets: $225

PHOENIX – Spend a “Night at the CATSbah” and help the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA continue saving homeless pets from euthanasia.

The Moroccan-inspired event will feature 100 silent auction items, live auction items, a live band, cocktails and dinner. 

Tony La Russa, Chief Baseball Officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is the honorary chair of the event, which will benefit the state’s first and largest no-kill organization. La Russa has been involved in animal rescue since he helped save a stray cat that ran onto the baseball field during a televised Oakland A’s game in May 1990.

Petsmart Charities is the exclusive presenting sponsor.

AAWL & SPCA rescued and found homes for more than 4,000 animals last year. These dogs and cats were at risk of being euthanized simply because of overcrowding in traditional "open-intake" shelters.

"Every dog, cat, puppy and kitten that finds its way into our care is treated as a unique individual,” says Judith Gardner, President and CEO of AAWL & SPCA. “Fortunately, most of them are adopted within a couple of weeks. However, as a no-kill shelter, we make a commitment to a homeless pet to do whatever it takes — for as long as it takes — to make sure they are happy, healthy and ready to start their new life in a loving home.” 

For more information the event, email or call 480-423-1511.