People and pets of all stripes filled the Rosen Shingle Creek on Saturday, Oct. 21, for the 26th annual Furball.
The event, hosted by the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, was themed “Smiles, Always” and raised money to support their shelters that house thousands of cats and dogs each year.
Several kittens and puppies, all up for adoption, played with guests in the back of the ballroom while volunteers walked emotional support dogs through the crowd. The fundraiser offered various hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions, and even a two-toed sloth from SeaWorld to take photos with.
Prizes from the live auction included an Animal Kingdom VIP expedition, a Queen of Versailles mansion tour, and 10 seats in a Mardi Gras Parade float at Universal.