Saturday, 25 April 2015

V Is For Valentine's Day at Battersea

In today's A to Z Blogging Challenge...

V Is For Valentine's Day




           
DON'T worry, I'm  not going to get all cheesy and soppy on you - well, only a little bit.

This is about Valentine's Day for people to find their perfect moggy match.

Every year the world famous Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London holds a Feline Lonely event on the most romantic day of the year. It is, they say,  a cat-tivating evening of flirtation, frivolity and fun.

Visitors can get up close and purrsonal with other cat lovers and also with the Battersea cats. Guests get a complimentary glass of bubbly and canapes while they look for the cat of their dreams - their pawfect match. One of the activities on offer is the Cat Cuddle Booth.

Lindsey Quinlan, Head of Cattery, said: “Battersea staff and volunteers hope visitors find a treasured tabby or marvellous moggy they can share a life with. There are plenty of cats looking for love and we hope this is a Valentine’s Day for them to remember.”

Each year the home hopes the event will inspire members of the public to find love for a Battersea cat and give a second chance to one of the 2,760 cats the charity takes in every year. Anyone in London next year who wants to attend can find all the details at http://www.battersea.org.uk/

This very practical Valentine's Day celebration is, I would venture, a better bet than getting your cat dressed up to help you attract a mate. I think these pictures prove my point...









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6 comments:

Darla M Sands said...

I love the black cat wearing wings. This event sounds amazing. It makes me want to hop on a plane next February. You can find me at http://darlamsands.blogspot.com/, which is number 1209 on the A to Z challenge list today. Best wishes!

Birgit said...

Oh love that black cat:) The 2 beside him don't look to happy with those hearts around their faces:) This is so great to have these adoptions

Liz A. said...

That's great. More shelters should take that up. It's a perfect (purrfect) opportunity.

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

That is so sweet :)

Mark Clough said...

Those cats look so fed up. Not conducive to romantic feelings, one would have thought.

Austin Towers said...

They look a bit cross MOL!! BCaDH do a terrific job!