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CAPKickoff2015The CAP Gala Kickoff party roared out of the gates this year with festive safari decor and entertainers on stilts dressed as iconic wildlife from the African veldt. Check out the photo gallery from the event and buy Gala tickets and raffle tickets online!

CAPKickoff2015Over 100 animal lovers partied at Saks on September 10th to kick off the upcoming Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), 29th Annual Celebrity Paws Gala CAP Takes You on Safari. Greeting guests to get everyone in the Safari spirit, entertainers were on stilts as a zebra, a giraffe and an airbrushed cheetah, generously provided by Jon Halbur and Dan O'Brien, J & D Entertainment. Bobby Dees, General Manger of Saks, was mixing and mingling with the “Top Ten Elite” honorees, their pets and friends. Everyone was buzzing about the Subaru Forester that will be raffled off at the Gala, donated by West Houston Subaru.

Delicious hors d’oeuvres fueled the guests to talk and shop and view CAP’s “Top Ten Elite” 2015 portraits provided by Gittings. The list includes: Marian & Austin Cornelius, Moriah & Rod Crosby, Clayton & Shel Erikson, Lisa Gochman & Roi Alan, Jon Halbur & Dan O’Brien, Melissa & Tim Kelly, Dale & Dr. Ronald Lindsey, Jewell & Joe Maida, Gregory Miller & Shelly Dimiero, Cissy Abel Smither & Brad Bates along with Junior Honoree Harrison Burks.

Partygoers included: Kappy Muenzer, CAP Executive Director, Kim Padgett, Carol and Bill Simmons, Ryan Hildebrad, in his chef’s jacket straight from Triniti, Patricia and Sig Cornelius, Gail and Ken Jacobson, Leisa Holland Nelson, Bruce Padilla, Shelby Kibodeaux and Sonia Soto.

The 29th Annual Celebrity Paws Gala CAP Takes You on Safari will be held November 21, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta. Check out the photo gallery from the event! Buy gala tickets and raffle tickets online! For ticket information contact 713-972-1896 or contact Kappy Muenzer.