9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
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 the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 6 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, $185. Reservations: hspprfurball.org.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Colorado Springs Pet Expo - More than 160 booths, demonstrations, adoptions and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd., $8, free for ages 16 and younger; cspetexpo.com.
Harley's Hope Foundation - Provides financial assistance for major veterinary care and behavior-modification services, access to a list of Colorado pet care resources and educational information on preventive pet care and safety: harleys-hopefoundation.org, 495-6083.
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?
Happy Cats Haven - Volunteer cleaners and adoption help needed as well as donations of Costco, grocery and office supply gift cards; gently used cat equipment; 362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
Robertson Rescue Ranch - Safe Haven for horses, donkey and mules, monetary and farm equipment donations accepted; email@example.com..
Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue - Volunteers and fosters needed; rockymountaincockerrescue.org.
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., to benefit organizations serving abandoned, neglected or abused animals; Vicki Doerfler, 597-3647.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Volunteers and foster homes needed, donations of Wal-Mart/Sam's Club gift cards, cat litter, cat/kitten food and blankets being accepted; 213-1127, wbars.org.
WHAT TO DO IF?
If an animal bites you, your pet runs away, or you find a stray, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to hsppr.org.
Submit adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: email firstname.lastname@example.org.