cat with a bottle of wine

WAYNESVILLE — Here’s the purr-fect way to help save homeless felines and give them a chance for a fur-ever home.

Feline Urgent Resuce of WNC — known as FUR — will host its fourth annual “Wet Your Whiskers” wine and beer tasting event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Wells Event Center in downtown Waynesville.

“With eight wines to choose from you are sure to find a new favorite,” said Wanda Davis-Browne, event chair. The wine selection and appetizers are by Bosu’s and beer selections are donated by Boojum. Outside tables are available weather permitting.

There will be a silent auction and drawing with items donated by local businesses, artists and FUR supporters.

“Check out FUR’s FB page to learn about ‘Felis’, a gorgeous cross-stitched Dean Russo cat artwork,” said Lisa Sanborn, Board President.

Tickets are $50 per person for appetizers and unlimited tastings and are available at Bosu’s, Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery, The Dog House and online at

Located at 296 N Main Street, Waynesville.

Feline Urgent Rescue of WNC is a last-chance sanctuary for abandoned, abused and neglected cats located in Waynesville. All event proceeds go for the care of FUR’s felines.