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|Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue 5K Meow-A-Thon||
The Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue 5K Meow-A-Thon and Whisker Walk is a 5k race and 1 mile fun run/walk benefiting Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue, a no-kill, cage-free shelter for cats and kittens.
The race will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Veterans Park, 4800 Valleydale Road, Hoover, AL. Veterans Park offers a varied terrain for running, including fields, trails and pavement.
The race will be held rain or shine. In the event of severe weather we will operate on a delay. Check-in begins at 8:00 am and the race will start at 9:00 am.
Register online through midnight April13th. The entry fee is $25, or $15 for children 10 and under. At this point T-shirts are sold out. For registrations after the after April 10th we are not able to guarantee a shirt.
Packet pickup will be available April 12th and April 13th at Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue, 2113 Marlboro St, Hoover, AL 35226 between 1 and 6pm. You may also register in person at Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue on Thursday April 12th and Friday April 13th between 1 and 6pm.
Packet pickup and day of registration will also be available Saturday morning April 14th at Veterans Park at 8am. Entry fee the day of the race is $30, or $20 for children 10 and under.
Prizes will be awarded for overall male and female finishers (1st thru 3rd) as well as age group awards for male and female 1st thru 3rd finishers! Heavenly Donuts food truck at the finish and entertainment provided!
We have made it our mission to save abandoned, stray, and injured animals, provide them with the care they need in a safe and loving environment, and adopt them into forever homes. To find out more about Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue visit our website at http://www.kittykathavenrescue.org or join us on Facebook @kittykathavenrescue.
Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue is a no-kill, cage-free shelter for cats and kittens that have been rescued from euthanasia, abuse, and neglect. We have made it our mission to save these abandoned, stray, and injured animals and provide them with the care they need in a safe and loving environment and adopt them into loving forever homes.
Our animals are free roaming in a residential setting, therefore they are acclimated to the experience of a normal home life and are more readily socialized into adoptive homes than other rescued animals. In the past year, we have successfully placed over 400 cats from our facility in Hoover, Alabama into homes in Birmingham and surrounding areas. We care for our rescued animals for as long as it takes and some may live out the rest of their days in our care. Unlike municipal shelters, we abide by a no-kill policy and boast a 98% live release rate for our first year serving the community.
We have a talented and diverse network of volunteers that help make this work possible. These individuals tend to the daily needs of the animals and the facility, freely offering their time and energy. They also open their homes to care for our animals. They bottle feed kittens, medicate the sick and injured, and socialize the neglected. It is through their efforts that our mission is accomplished.
We have been fortunate to have the support of the people in our community. We have received generous donations of food and supplies and the message of our purpose has been shared far and wide. This has made it easier to accomplish our goals and to help more animals than we ever thought possible. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization we depend on the generosity of donors to remain operational. It is only by financial support that the doors remain open and the vet bills are paid.
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