‘Hot To Adopt’ Event Brings Cats To The Catwalk For NYC Fashion Week

Actress Katie Cassidy Hosts Fresh Step Event With Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) New Yorkers are Hot to Adopt!

Actress, fashion blogger and cat lover, Katie Cassidy hosts the Fresh Step Feline Fashion Lounge and “Hot to Adopt” Adoption Event as part of New York Fashion week.

Cats available for adoption from the Humane Society of NY (Clockwise, L to R: Carla, Aldo, Drew, Astrid)

Cats available for adoption from the Humane Society of NY (Clockwise, L to R: Carla, Aldo, Drew, Astrid) (Photo Credit: HSNY)

It takes place Saturday, September 10th at Manhattan’s Lori Bookstein Fine Art Gallery, 138 10th Avenue, and will include a runway show featuring feline-inspired fashions “for the Modern Cat Lady” as well as adoptable cats from Zani’s Furry Friends, the Humane Society of NY, and The Little Shelter in Huntington, Long Island, which are all participating rescue groups with The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

Actress & Fashion Blogger Katie Cassidy (Photo: Facebook/Katie Cassidy)

Actress & Fashion Blogger Katie Cassidy (Photo: Facebook/Katie Cassidy)

“From cat eye glasses and leopard prints to kitten heels and cat-faced flats, feline-inspired fashions have infiltrated runways for many years,” said Cassidy. “Typically, cat owners aren’t described by their style, but that’s about to change with the launch of Fresh Step’s Hot to Adopt campaign where felines and fashion are coming together to support cat adoption.”

The event is free but RSVP is required.  Email: hot2adopt@pdcpr.net.

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