Schedule

SATURDAY AUGUST 12

9 am – 6 pm General Admission to CatCon


 

 

 

10:00 am They Put the Special in Special Needs

Presented by Halo

Join us as a special group of outstanding humans (and one cat) discuss their lives with their special needs animals.

Featuring Mike Bridavsky & Lil BUB, Michael Nielsen & Mikala Jensen (Monty Boy), Simone Tipton (Doc), Mick Szydlowski (Oskar and Klaus), and Scott Stulen (Cat Video Fest)

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium


 

10:30 am – 4 pm  Meet & Greet with Julie Newmar (“Batman”s Catwoman)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

10:30 – 12pm   Meet & Greet with Pudge and Cats of Instagram

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

11 am – 12:30 pm Meet & Greet with Moshow (“The Cat Rapper”) and Ravioli

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

11:30 am – 1 pm Meet & Greet with Chris Poole (Cole & Marmalade)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm  Meet & Greet with Lil BUB

 Presented by Halo

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

1:30 pm Southern Cat-ifornia

Southern California has as many cats as anywhere in the country–but how much do you know about their rich and storied history? Learn amazing tales (tails?) of local cats in this lecture and slideshow by award winning historian Dr. Paul Koudounaris.

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium


 

1 pm – 3 pm Meet & Greet with Kitten Lady

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

2 pm – 3:30 pm  Meet & Greet with Michael Nielsen & Mikala Jensen (“Monty Boy”)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

 

2:30 pm – 4 pm Meet & Greet with Kate Benjamin (hauspanther.com)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

2:30 pm – 4 pm  Meet & Greet with Oskar the Blind Cat

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

3 pm – 4:30 pm   Meet & Greet with Nala, White Coffee Cat, and Luna Rose

 Presented by Trackums

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

3:30 pm CatCon VideoFest

Presented by The Pet Collective

45 minutes of non-stop kitty shenanigans that will make you laugh, and maybe even cry. Featuring model and activist Tess Holliday, and a special live performance by Moshow the Cat Rapper!

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium


SUNDAY AUGUST 13

10 am – 5 pm General Admission to CatCon

Tickets are on sale at the Pasadena Convention Center Box Office and online CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE


 

 

10:30 am  Kitten Lady Tells All!

Presented by ASPCA

Hannah Shaw (better known as Kitten Lady) is a neonatal kitten warrior! She’ll discuss the ups and downs of orphaned kitten rescue, with tales from the kitty front!

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium


 

10 am – 11 am  Meet & Greet with Chris Poole (Cole & Marmalade)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


10:30 am – 11:30 am  Meet & Greet with Aaron Benitez, Prince Michael and Phil (“Aaron’s Animals”)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

10:30 am – 12:30 pm   Meet & Greet with Nala, White Coffee Cat, and Luna Rose

 Presented by Trackums

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

12 pm – 1:30 pm  Meet & Greet with Kitten Lady

 

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

12 pm – 2 pm  Meet & Greet with Moshow (“The Cat Rapper”) and Ravioli

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C

 


 

 

12:30 pm  Men and Cats: A Love Story

Our favorite cat daddies talk about their beloved pets, and how their lives have been enhanced by their furry friends.

Moderated by TV Host Rachel DeMita and featuring Mike Bridavsky & Lil BUB, Gilles Marini (Sex and The City, “Brothers & Sisters”) Chris Poole (Dad of Cole & Marmalade), and Jonathan Zurbel (Dad of Samson, aka Catstradamus).

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium


 

2 pm – 4 pm  Meet & Greet with Lil BUB

Presented by Halo

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

2:30 pm – 4 pm Meet & Greet with Kate Benjamin (hauspanther.com)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

3 pm – 4:30  pm Meet & Greet with Michael Nielsen & Mikala Jensen (“Monty Boy”)

SOLD OUT

Wristband required for entry

Exhibit Hall C


 

3 pm The First Annual CatCon Awards

Presented by the Maker of Frontline Gold

From “Freshest Loaf” to “Biggest Newcomer” you don’t want to miss the inaugural The CatCon Awards – better than those Hollywood awards– this is for cats! Featuring Moshow the Cat Rapper, Cats of Instagram, Luna Rose, Aaron Benitez and Phil (Aaron’s Animals), Lizzy Greene (“Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn”) with a special appearance by Ian Somerhalder!

Admission: Free

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium