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, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Pestmart, 2160 Southgate Road. 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.
SLV Animal Welfare Society - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 587-9663, email@example.com.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3050 N. Powers Blvd.; 266-1224, wbars.org.
Acatemy Awards - To benefit Happy Cats Haven, 5:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, $20. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/yb6wbw6d.
Tastings, Tapas and Treasures - Beer, whiskey, vodka and moonshine tastings, appetizers and art sale, to benefit Harley's Hope Foundation, 6-9 p.m., Ivywild School, 1604 N. Cascade Ave., $20 through Friday, $25 after Friday; tinyurl.com/yabj724q.
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-hope foundation.org, 495-6083.
Safe Place for Pets - Finding homes for pets of terminally ill owners. For information on rehoming pets or to find available pets for adoption, call 359-0201, go to safeplacepets.org.
LOOKING TO HELP?
Breeder Release Adoption Service - Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Happy Cats Haven - Donations of Swheat Scoop cat liter, Costco and Office Depot gift certificates, new or slightly-used covered litter boxes and 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 are the victim of an animal bite, your pet runs away, or you find a stray animal, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 473-1741. To list a found pet or look for a lost one, check found pets at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region or go to hsppr.org.
Submit adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: email firstname.lastname@example.org.