AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Thursday, officials from the City of Amarillo (COA) announced that Amarillo Zoo is set to celebrate International Cat Day and its cat ambassadors with activities on Saturday, August 6.

According to a COA press release, Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare will have cats available for adoption from around 9:30 a.m. to noon. Visitors will also be available to create their own cat toys and receive tiger face paint. Tiger headbands will also be available for $1.

The schedule of events:

  • 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face Paint and Enrichment Station.
  • 10 a.m. Bobcat Enrichment and chat.
  • 11 a.m. Safari Show.
  • 1 p.m. African Lion Enrichment and chat.
  • 2 p.m. Serval Enrichment and chat.
  • 3 p.m. Bengal Tiger Enrichment and chat.

For more information on International Cat Day at Amarillo Zoo contact, City of Amarillo Communications Manager Dave Henry at (806) 378-5219.