Cats Take To The Catwalk As The Algonquin Hotel Hosts Cat Fashion Show And Fundraiser

August 3, 2017 @ ​5:00PM

**Annual Event Celebrates Resident Cat, Matilda III, And Aims To Raise $10,000 For Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals**

NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2017) — It's not quite New York Fashion Week, but eight felines will be strutting their stuff in one-of-a-kind outfits designed by certified animal fashion designer Ada Nieves in celebration of The Algonquin Hotel's most famous resident, Matilda III, The Algonquin Cat.

The Annual Celebration & Cat Fashion Show will take place on Thursday, August 3rd from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. This year's theme is a tribute to TONY award-winning musicals and highlights will include:

  • Cocktails, Hors D'Oeuvres, and Desserts
  • Cat Fashion Show
  • A Special Performance from CATS, the musical
  • Silent Auction featuring a variety of items including Pet Tree Houses, Sleepypod, one-year supply of Merrick Cat Good, a pair of tickets to CATS the Musical featuring a backstage "meet and greet"
  • All Guests Receive a Special Gift from Cat Sushi
  • On-site mobile adoption unit will also be in front of the hotel that day from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are available for $60 per person which include the reception and fashion show. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. For additional information, to purchase tickets, or to bid on Silent Auction items, visit

Guests are encouraged to wear their best feline-inspired outfit and share photos from the event on social media using the hashtag #AlgonquinCat.


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