The Acro-Cats need a new mobile foster and kitty tour bus! The Amazing Acro-Cats, and their human staff, are devoted to promoting cat-training awareness and supporting feline adoption and rescue across the country. We travel thousands of miles a year on our mission to show cat lovers how to improve their relationship with their furrever friends.
After a lot of miles, bringing smiles to our fans and passers-by, our 1963 GM bus has left the troupe stranded on the side of the road far too many times. It seems the one thing we can’t teach our kitties is how to push a busted down bus. The only solution is a newer and more reliable tour bus.
The cats, and their humans, have been scratching and saving but there just isn’t enough in the kitty to replace the old bus. This is where YOU, our cat-loving fans, can help! Although a brand new bus is out of the question, a late model tour bus, designed for use by traveling bands, would be within our reach and purrrrfectly suited for our former orphans, rescues, strays and human staff.
Like our old bus, the new bus would be retrofitted to provide:
- A roomy, safe, and stimulating space for the cats (that means the whole back of the bus would be Kitty City!)
- Sleeping space for our human staff (no more sleeping on the couch and the floor!!!)
- An expanded mobile nursery for our foster kittens!
Since the Amazing Acro-Cats spend a lot of time on the road, their comfort and happiness is always the top priority.
We plan to customize the bus for the cats, from inside out and bottom up, to give them more space. After all, the Rock Cat band, alone, needs more space for practice! There’s even rumor of a roof top patico. MEOW!!!
Meet Samantha Martin and her entourage of trained, domestic cats…The Amazing Acro-Cats!
Since 2005, these cool cats, all former orphans and strays, have been performing to sold out shows, as they set out to disprove the notion “cats can’t be trained.” These fantastic felines push carts, ride skateboards, roll barrels, ring bells, turn on lights, walk tight ropes, jump through hoops and much, much more!
For our ‘paw’some finale, the amazing Rock-Cats take over the stage and perform live…yes!…real cats with real instruments! At the end of the show, the audience is invited to meet the performers and pose for photos with their favorite stars. The interaction, between the cats and the audience, is impressive and heartwarming.
The Amazing Acro-Cats, and their human staff, are devoted to promoting cat-training awareness and supporting feline adoption and rescue across the country. We use our show, as an entertaining demonstration of clicker training, to show how YOU can improve YOUR relationship with your furrever feline friends. The reaction is immediate as the audience learns behavior problems can be prevented while providing physical exercise and mental stimulation. And, hey, its a great way to spend some quality time with your kitty!
Countless times we’ve been approached after the show and heard, “I had no idea you can train cats!” and, “This show is the greatest thing I’ve ever seen!”
A big part of our mission is forming partnerships with rescue operations, around the country, helping them continue the good work of feline rescue and adoption!
We want to continue bringing this level of joy and aid to cities (and kitties) throughout the US. We want to share the fun we have interacting with our cats and show that it’s possible — and easy — for anyone to establish this bond. We love seeing the look on people’s faces the moment they realize their cats are not the aloof, disinterested companions people believe them to be.
Even more exciting is the experience of doing something good for cats. Our cat troupe is mainly orphans, rescues and strays. In addition to showing cat lovers how to improve their relationship with their furrever friends, our mission is forming partnerships that involve fostering and finding homes for cats and kittens as we travel from city to city.
That’s another reason we need a larger bus…so we can expand our nursery/foster space to include an incubator and isolation area for newly rescued kittens. Did you know we’ve found forever homes for over 165 kittens and cats since we’ve been on the road?
We need YOU to help us get back on the road. We need your help to continue our mission to show cat lovers how to improve their relationship with their furrever friends and we need YOUR help to save as many feline lives as possible.
We’ve got a whole litter of PURRRRFECT rewards for everyone who can help us. Please say yes! Please donate!
Tuna and the rest of our troupe thank you!