Little Paws with Hanna Shaw "The Kitten Lady"

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Little Paws with Hanna Shaw "The Kitten Lady"

March 2, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

The Lodge at Riverside
955 SE 7th Street Grants Pass

Please join us for a fun-filled day of workshops on saving the most at-risk feline populations: neonatal kittens and community cats. Hosted by Shelter Friends and Rogue Valley Humane Society, this event features social media activist, Hannah Shaw, also known as the “Kitten Lady.” In addition to the workshops, a meet and greet will be held after the event for those with specially purchased tickets. We will also have non-profit organizations from around Oregon for you to meet with and learn how you can get involved at your local level.

Schedule of events:

9:00am – 10:00am – Meet the Rescues and Shelters.

This a one-hour opening session where you’ll be able to check in to the event and sign up to volunteer with organizations that need your support.

10:00am – 12:00pm – First workshop with Kitten Lady: Saving Kittens’ Lives!

This is a comprehensive and fun way to learn more about fostering in your community. It will cover:

Basic care for orphan neonatal kittens
Feeding, bathroom, and medical care
How to set up your home for kittens
Self-care and compassion fatigue

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch break

We will provide snacks and refreshments for all attendees. This will also be another opportunity for you to visit with shelters and rescues.

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Second workshop with Kitten Lady: Community Cats 101

This segment will cover:

Background information about community cats, their behavior, and their needs
Detailed information about why and how TNR saves cats’ and kittens’ lives
Step-by-step instructions on how to safely and humanely trap cats and kittens
How to handle various scenarios including moms with babies, friendly cats, feral kittens, and more
How to provide effective and positive ongoing care to a colony of cats

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Mingling of guests

You’ll have one last opportunity to visit with the attending shelters and rescues! During this time, there will be a meet & greet with Hannah in a separate building for those with meet & greet tickets, which can be purchased at checkout.

3:15pm – 4:15pm – Private Kitten Lady Meet & Greet! Ticket are selling quickly!

Make sure you purchase your ticket at checkout. These are limited to the first 50 guests. Everyone with a ticket will be able to meet her and snap a photo!


We will be hosting a Kitten Shower at this event! Bring any item from the list below for a chance to win one of several raffles we will have throughout the day. Items are grouped together according to value, and what you bring determines how many tickets you receive for the raffle!

All Kitten Shower items will be shared between Shelter Friends and the Rogue Valley Humane Society. These items will greatly help us prepare for the upcoming kitten season. Please see our post in the event discussion or our Eventbrite page to see our Kitten Shower want list!

Tickets available January 15th here:

We will also be having a Kitten Shower to gather much needed supplies for the kittens we care for. If you bring an eligible item from our want list, you will be entered into an event raffle. List and details to come.

We can’t WAIT to see you!

Visit for more information on Hannah Shaw and her work saving lives.

All proceeds benefit Shelter Friends and Rogue Valley Humane Society.


We would like to extend a huge thank you to Josephine County Public Health, Ona and Robert Murphy,  for helping sponsor this event!