Jefferson invited to celebrate Cinco de Gato

April 15, 2018 by  

The state of Tamaulipas, which is located in Mexico, is home to at least five species of wild felines, and a those who come to a Jefferson area fundraiser will be able to play a role in their continuing survival.

Cinco de Gato, which has been planned by New Orleans Audubon Zoo AAZK, will be hosted by New Orleans’ El Gato Negro. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wild Cats of Tamaulipas project, which works to reserve cougars, ocelots, jaguars, bobcats, jaguarondi, and other species, as well as their habitats.

Guests will be invited to enjoy a menu of authentic Mexican fare, and they can also bid on items in the silent auction that has been organized. These include animal paintings and prints, as well as special behind-the-scenes tours to meet some of the Audubon Zoo’s feline residents.

Tickets to reserve admission into the event are free, and those who purchase one will be move to the front of the line to enter the venue. A brochure printing company can supply informational materials that will help those who attend learn more about the wild cats they will be helping.

May 16 has been chosen as the date for this special evening. More details about the occasion can be found by contacting the organizers through the Audubon Zoo’s website.