A black cat with Thanksgiving decorations.
A black cat with Thanksgiving decorations. Photography ©EEI_Tony | Thinkstock.

What’s Mew at Catster: November 2022 Cat Events

Interested in cat celebrations this month? We’ve found a few fun November cat activities to check out this month.


All Month Long:

Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Pet Diabetes Month


6-12: Animal Shelter Appreciation Week


1: Cook for Your Pets Day

Help animals find their forever homes through this event. ©Blue Buffalo

Through December: Home 4 the Holidays Adoption Event

Sponsored by Helen Woodward Animal Center and Blue Buffalo, the campaign’s goal is simple: Place orphaned pets into happy, loving homes, while educating people about the importance of choosing pet adoption over supporting puppy mills and backyard breeders. More than 4,000 pet adoption agencies, facilities and rescue groups take part, making it the largest pet adoption campaign on record. Learn more here.

This year marks the 36th annual Macy’s Holiday Windows event. ©SFSPCA

Through Jan. 1: Macy’s Holiday Windows

Join the San Francisco SPCA for its 36th annual Holiday Windows event at Macy’s Union Square. Over the years, this beloved holiday tradition has brought generations of San Franciscans joy and has helped more than 10,000 homeless animals find their forever families. In addition, donations are raised to support the SFSPCA’s year-round lifesaving work. Learn more here.

5: CFA Cat Show

Lucky Penny presents its “Veterans Day Purr-ade” show, featuring more than 100 cats. Takes place at the Palm Springs Leisure Center in Palm Springs, California. Learn more here.

Learn how to help community cats in your neighborhood. Photo © Lena Bayer/EyeEm/Getty Images

5: TNR Certification Workshop

Community Cats Podcast, in partnership with Neighborhood Cats will host their monthly Trap-Neuter-Return Certification Workshop, which helps people learn how to help lost, abandoned or homeless cats and kittens. The workshop covers best practices for TNR and colony management, including planning and preparation for successful trapping. There will also be time for questions from attendees, which will be answered in real time by the experts from Neighborhood Cats. The workshop takes place at 2 p.m. EST, and registration costs $10, which includes access to the recorded session, handouts and certificate. Learn more about the workshop here.

5-6: CFA Cat Show

Cotton States Cat Club presents its 84th annual CFA Allbreed Cat Show, featuring six allbreed rings, two specialty rings and eight household pet rings. Takes place at Gas South Convention Center in in Duluth, Georgia. Learn more here.

5-6: Family Pet Show

Enjoy a fun weekend of all things pet at the Morgantown Pet Expo in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. The event will feature a TICA-sanctioned cat show, where you’ll see usual and not so usual cat breeds competing for the blue ribbon! Takes place at The Morgantown Center. Learn more here.

5-6: TICA Cat Show

Black-Eyed Susan Cat Club, in conjunction with Morgantown Pet Expo presents its Feline Fall Fest show, featuring more than 100 cats. Learn more here.

5-6: TICA Cat Show

The Maine Event features its “Happy Catsgiving” show, featuring 12 championship and household rings. Takes place at The Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake in Olympia, Washington. Learn more here.

12-13: Christmas Open House

Start your Christmas shopping early and find great gifts for friends and family at The Hobo Hotel for Cats’ annual Christmas Open House. Located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the Hobo Hotel for Cats has been in the area for almost 25 years. The Christmas boutique will be open until Dec. 23rd. Learn more here.

Gray cat smiling and showing teeth.
Meet gorgeous cats at this fun event. ©NiseriN | iStock / Getty Images Plus.

12-13 Costa Mesa Cat Extravaganza

Meet the most beautiful cats in the world at this family-friendly event in Costa Mesa, California. You’ll have lots of opportunities to get up close and learn more about our feline friends. Meet with local rescues and charities; watch the international cat competition, and pick up a treat for your own cats from a variety of vendors. Learn more here.

12-13: CFA Cat Show

Paws and Claws Cat Fanciers presents this cat show that will feature eight allbreed rings, two specialty rings and 10 household pet rings. Takes place at the Exhibit Hall at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Learn more here.

12-13: CFA Cat Show

Capital Cat Fanciers, Inc., presents “Honoring Our Veterans with a Blessing of THANKS,” featuring more than 200 cats. Takes place at Tall Cedars of Lebanon in Parkville, Maryland. Learn more here.

12-13: TICA Cat Show

Cats Rule Cat Club presents its “National Feline League” show featuring 12 allbreed rings. Takes place at Racine Festival Hall in Racine, Wisconsin. Learn more here.

13: TICA Cat Show

High On Cats presents its first official cat show with TICA. Takes place at The National Western Event Center Expo Hall in Denver, Colorado. Learn more here.

18-20: Pittsburgh Pet Expo

Enjoy some family fun at this largest pet expo on the East coast. Highlights include pet costume contest, cat show, local shelter and rescue organizations, treats, giveaways and more than 200 vendor booths of pet products and services. Takes place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Learn more here.

19: CFA Cat Show

Alamo City Cat Club presents “Thankful,” featuring five allbreed rings, 1 speciality ring and six household pet rings. Takes place at Seguin Events Complex Coliseum in Seguin, Texas. Learn more here.

19-20: CFA Cat Show

Land of the Sky Cat Fanciers presents this allbreed cat show, featuring seven allbreed rings, three specialty rings and 10 household pet rings. Takes place at Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville Expo Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Learn more here.

19-20: CFA Cat Show

The CFA Pittsburgh Pet Expo Cat Show takes place with the Pittsburgh Pet Expo and will feature more than 200 cats. Takes place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Learn more here.

26: CFA Cat Show

Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Club presents its “Count Your Blessings” cat show, featuring five allbreed and one specialty ring. Don’t miss the annual cat costume contest! Takes place at the Johnson County 4-H Building in Gardner, Kansas. Learn more here.

26: CFA Cat Show

Poinsettia City Cat Club presents “Cats and Hats,” featuring five allbreed, one specialty, six household pet and six veteran rings. Takes place at Glendale Civic Auditorium in Glendale, California. Learn more here.

26-27: CFA Cat Show

Cincinnati Cat Club presents “Cats Rock 2022!” which will feature seven allbreed, three specialty and 10 household pet rings. Takes place at Butler County Fairgrounds in Hamilton, Ohio. Learn more here.

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