Cat Events, Resources and Clinics in Pittsburgh


There are some great events, resources, and clinics in Pittsburgh, PA that cat owners should definitely take full advantage of.

Cat-a-Palooza
The Western PA Humane Society is hosting an over the top festival of cats called Cat-a-Palooza. The Cat-a-Palooza event takes place on August 14, 2016 at The Western PA Humane Society in Pittsburgh, PA. There will be many fun feline events for pet owners, cat enthusiasts and for those looking to adopt. Don't miss a special guest appearance by Draven the Therapy Cat. Draven is a certified therapy cat that makes his rounds to local assisted living facilities, hospitals and nursing homes monthly. Here are some of the fun events that are taking place at Cat-a-Palooza:
  • Kitten adoptions
  • Bake sale
  • Vendors
  • Ask the expert
  • Raffles
  • and more
Animal Friends - The Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center
Animal Friends is a non-profit companion animal resource center with the tagline "thinking outside the cage." The Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center is located on Camp Horne Road in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, PA. The resource center houses dogs, cats and rabbits that can be visited daily and are all up for adoption. The property is also home to a wooded dog-walking trail and other outdoor pet activities.

Here are a few cool things happening and available at Animal Friends:
  • Creative kenneling
  • Innovative community outreach education programs
  • Focused spay/neuter clinic
  • Resource library
  • A variety of pet social events
  • Summer camps
  • Gift and supply shop
Think outside the cage and visit Animal Friends today.

The Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center
The Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center touts some of the best comprehensive pet and animal clinical services in Western Pennsylvania. Emergency services are offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Appointments for specialty services at the veterinary hospital are taken Monday through Friday.

Here are some of the services offered at The Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center:
  • Pennsylvania's only on-site High-field MRI and radiation therapy for pets
  • Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Rehab programs
  • and more
Learn more about the services offered at The Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center.

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Scott Kozelnik has called the North Hills of Pittsburgh home since 2003. As an historian and writer, he's been published by Arcadia Publishing - Images of America, the West Virginia Encyclopedia and can be found out in the blogoshpere. He manages the Pittsburgh.net events blog and social media assets.