Monday, August 19, 2013

Cat dude Jackson Galaxy comes to Sarasota

  Jackson Galaxy, the tatted-up cat fancier who stars in "My Cat From Hell" on Animal Planet, is coming to Sarasota.
   He'll be at the Hyatt Regency starting at 4 p.m. Sept. 14, to talk about cats and how to relate to them. Then, starting at 5 p.m., he'll sign copies of his memoir, "Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life." (You can buy a copy of the book at the event if you don't already own it, or if you need a new copy because the one you have is too dog-eared.)
Jackson Galaxy
   Tickets are $20, or $50 if you prefer VIP seating. You can get tickets at Cat Depot, 2542 17th St., Sarasota, or at Or you can call 941-366-2404.
   If you're a die-hard Galaxy fan. you can put in a bid on a private dinner that follows the signing. Six people will dine with Galaxy and officials of the Cat Depot. You can bid  from 11 a.m.  Sept. 3, at until 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. The minimum bid is $500. Call 941-366-2404 or go to to bid.
   Cat Depot is a nonprofit, no-kill, free-roaming shelter, that provides a home for up to 130 homeless, abandoned and injured animals at any time.
   The Sarasota Hyatt Regency is at 1000 Boulevard of the Arts.

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