Talent includes Ian Somerhalder, Lil BUB and More
In addition, CatCon worked with the comedy duo Koo Koo Kanga Roo, to create this video for the announcement.
Both human and feline celebrities and influencers will be on hand for the event taking place at the Pasadena Convention Center, August 12th and 13th, including Ian Somerhalder (“Vampire Diaries”), Mike Bridavsky and Lil BUB, Moshow the Cat Rapper, Cats of Instagram, Julie Newmar (“Batman’s” Catwoman), Pudge the Cat, Nala Cat, Kitten Lady, Aaron Benitez (‘Aaron’s Animals’), Jonathan Zurbel (‘Catstradamus’), Michael Nielsen (‘Monty Boy’), Oskar the Blind Cat, Simone Tipton (‘Doc’), White Coffee Cat, and Luna Rose. More to be announced.
Seminars for this year’s show include: They Put the Special in Special Needs, The Furrocious Fashion Face-Off, CatCon Video Festival presented by The Pet Collective, Kitten Lady Tells All presented by ASPCA, Men and Cats: a Love Story, and The CatCon Awards, presented by the Maker of Frontline Gold.
CatCon 2017 is presented by Rachael Ray Nutrish.
Additional sponsors include: Frontline Gold for Cats, The Pet Collective, BuzzFeed, ASPCA, ModCloth, Blue Buffalo, VIP Petcare, World’s Best Cat Litter, Litter Robot, Sleepypod, and Petsafe.
CatCon 2017 Info:
Dates: Saturday, August 12th and Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Location: Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
Hours: Saturday, 9AM- 5PM; Sunday, 10AM – 5PM
Tickets: $30 per day for adults, $15 for children ages 5-12, under 5 free
Created in 2015, CatCon® has donated nearly $70,000 to organizations including FixNation, Lil BUB’s BIG Fund and Kitten Rescue. For this year’s show, CatCon is donating $2 of every ticket sale to the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. Parent company Ticket Out also runs Cat Art Show, an exhibition series that has showcased some of the biggest names in worlds of art and culture, including Shepard Fairey, Norman Reedus, Kat Von D, and Mark Ryden.