Announcing our First Ever Wine for Whiskers Event, Online Auction and Fundraiser Benefiting Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic!

We are so grateful to our friends who helped us sell out of tickets to our Wine for Whiskers event at ARTclectic Art Gallery (6249 Stewart Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227) on Thursday, June 20, 2024, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. We will be Drinking Wine and Feline Fine.

Tickets include 2-ounce pours of wine, light bites, a door prize ticket, and our gratitude. If you fall in love with the wines, and we hope you will, each wine will also be available for purchase.

Sip in style! Purchase a tshirt with our fabulous Wine for Whiskers logo before July 31! Proceeds support OAR!

Are you Feline Lucky? During our Wine for Whiskers Event, you will have the opportunity to participate in our fun cork pull sponsored by Alfio’s Buon Cibo in Hyde Park Square. For $25 (cash or credit card) you will select a numbered cork and win a bottle of wine with the corresponding number, a few valued at more than $100. For extra excitement, one bottle will have a lucky cat coin attached which wins a $100 gift card to Alfio’s Buon Cibo.

Did we mention a Door Prize Raffle for those attending? You will receive one Door Prize ticket with each event ticket purchased. Valued over $150 it includes $30 in Ripple Bar coupons a bottle of 2021 Hirsch Pinot Noir and much more.

If you did not get tickets, you can still support OAR by purchasing raffle tickets to one (or more) of our three fantastic raffle prizes.

In Home Wine Tasting Raffle

You will not be sorry for buying tickets to win this raffle! Cole Liegel is a sommelier at Alfio’s Buon Cibo in Hyde Park and Sam Long is a sommelier and wine rep for Taub Family Wines. These two knowledgeable gentlemen will join a total of 8 guests in your home for a Wine Tasting on a mutually agreed upon date. To further help you with the planning we are including a $100
Party Source Gift Card, a Bourbon Barrel Charcuterie Board, “Board, Platters & Plates” Book and Wine Folly’s Essential Guide to Wine.

Are you ready for a Summer of Fun?

We have an amazing Summer Basket for you to buy raffle tickets to win. First, we have 4 tickets to a Reds game on a mutually agreed upon game. The box seats are 3 rows behind the center of the dugout, first 4 aisle seats and includes a Stadium Parking pass.

Next up we have 2 different Riverbend concerts:

2 Lawn Tickets to Riverbend to see Luke Bryan (Saturday July 13, 2024)

4 Lawn Tickets to Riverbend to see Totally Tubular Festival (Saturday July 27, 2024)

And if that’s not enough we have a 4 pack of tickets to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden as well as a $100 gift card to American Legacy Tours. Just think of the fun, learning and excitement this basket had to offer.

Just think of the fun, learning and excitement this basket has to offer.

FC Cincinnati Raffle

Don’t miss out on this fun FC Cincinnati Basket. We have 4 tickets to Saturday June 22nd match at TQL Stadium against the New England Revolution in Section 126, Row 5 seats 1-4. You will be close to the action sitting in the corner of the stadium!

We have included some great swag with this basket: A Men’s Med Full Zip Track FCC Jacket, 4 of the match day “Rags/Towels”, 4 Drink Koozies, A Kroger clear purse/bag, An FCC Growler, A foam sword, An FCC ice mold and A license plate cover. You will be all set to support the 2023 Supporter’s Shield Winners.

We will be launching a 32Auctions site on June 13 th to include our Silent Auction Baskets. We have some fun items for you to bid on including tickets to the sold out Wild About Wine at the Cincinnati Zoo, a gorgeous Kate Spade cat themed purse and clutch, a set of 10 different Mosseland Cat Wine bottles and much more.

As you do not need to be present to win the raffle or silent auction items, please bid early, bid high, and bid often!

All proceeds from this event directly benefit Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay/Neuter Clinic, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Our Event will be at ARTclectic Art Gallery on Thursday, June 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Parking is available onsite, but please consider a ride share option.
  • Event and Raffle tickets go on sale Thursday, May 9. Raffle ticket sales end at 8:00 p.m. Thursday June 20 (Eastern Daylight Time) Click here for tickets.
  • Our online auction will run from 9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 13 through 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 20 (Eastern Daylight Time). Click here to see our exciting auction items!

  • $15 will pay for a rabies vaccine for an adult cat
  • $60 will pay for spay/neuter surgery for a cat or kitten
  • $115 will pay for spay/neuter surgery, FVRCP vaccine, flea treatment, deworming, microchip for a kitten
  • $300 will pay for a leg amputation for an injured cat
  • $500 will pay for a dental for a senior cat
  • $1150 will pay for spay/neuter surgery, FVRCP vaccine, flea treatment, deworming, microchip for 10 kittens

Every dollar helps, whether it’s attending, bidding in the Wine for Whiskers auction or just a donation, your contribution makes a difference.

Winning bidders will receive an email from 32Auctions with a link to their invoice page where the bidder can pay their invoice online. The invoice page displays the item(s) won, the winning bid amount(s), the total amount due, and a payment button. Winning bidders can click the payment button to pay with a credit card, debit card or PayPal account.

Winning Bidders In-Person Pick Up
All Raffle and Silent Auction purchases can be picked up after 8:30 p.m. at ARTclectic during our Wine for Whiskers Event.

If you are unable to join us for the Wine for Whiskers Event, you may pick up your winning baskets curbside at Ohio Alleycat Resource in Madisonville (5619 Orlando Place, Cincinnati, OH 45227) during one of the following times:
Saturday, June 22, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 23, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
If you are unable to attend one of the above curbside pick-up dates, please call Chris Seelbach 513-348-4329 or email to discuss alternatives. After July 31, 2024 any items not claimed will be considered a donation back to Ohio Alleycat Resource.

We greatly appreciate our Sponsors, Donors and Friends of OAR who contributed to this event:

Alfio’s Buon Cibo

American Legacy Tours

ARTclectic Art Gallery

Ben Ross Designs

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Cin Tech Construction

Donna Lunik

Jambowlaya Catering

Mad Cheese

Queen City Trolley

Rookwood Pottery

Taub Family Wines

True to You Cookies

Wine Trends

General Notices:
For event entrance and any baskets including alcohol, all bidders must be at least 21 years of age.

Thank you for joining us in our new adventure and helping us support the cats in our care!