9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, DEC. 22, Petco, 9690 Prominent Point. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.
Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.
Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.
New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.
SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3060 N. Powers Blvd.; 541-3099, saintanimalrescue.org.
Second Chance Animal Rescue Foundation - For dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; secondchance-arf.petfinder.com.
SLV Animal Welfare Society - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 587-9663, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 9835 Prominent Point; 495-4337, wbars.org.
Fur Ball - To benefit Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 6 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, go online for ticket prices. Advance tickets: hsppr.org, 302-8788.
Adopt a Shelter Pet license plates - $80 one-time fee for new or replacement plates in addition to other taxes and fees, $25 renewal fee. Part of funds benefit the Pet Overpopulation Fund; colorado.gov.
LOOKING TO HELP?
Black Forest Animal Sanctuary - Volunteers needed for spring cleaning event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 16750 Thompson Road. Registration: facebook.com/ socoanimalrescue , bfasfarm.org.
9-Lives Rescue Inc. - Foster homes needed. Supplies and medical care provided; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Breeder Release Adoption Service - Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Happy Cats Haven - Donations of Swheat Scoop cat litter, Costco and Office Depot gift certificates, new or slightly used covered litter boxes and any other types of cat litter, cat food and blankets/towels needed; 635-5000.
St. Paws - Donations of money, gently used household goods, clothes, pet supplies and more accepted, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at St. Paws Thrift Store, 3275 E. Platte Ave. Donations benefit organizations that serve abandoned, neglected or abused animals; Vicki Doerfler, 597-3647.
WHAT TO DO IF?
If you find an injured bird or small mammal in need of help go to ellicottwildlife.com for information.
Submit adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: Email email@example.com.