Made in the USA NYC Pet Product Trade Show Featuring Jill Rappaport’s PIES4PAWS Challenge

Oct. 16th is National Feral Cat Appreciation Day so we are celebrating with Jill Rappaport’s PIES4PAWS Challenge ™ to benefit the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals NYC Feral Cat Initiative!

New York – NYC Retails & Sales Expo is pleased to present a Natural Event Showcase for Made in the USA Pet Products on Thursday October 16th, 2014. 

CELEB ALERT: Jill Rappaport, NBC Correspondent, Award-Winning Animal Advocate and Author will be joining!

PHOTO OP with Vito Vincent the Cat and Jill Rappaport


Retailers, media and vendors will come together on October 16, 2014 for the NYC Retails & Sales Expo Natural Event Showcase for Made in the USA Pet Products. The first time ever ‘Made in America’ event in February was a huge success.  This year’s Natural Event Showcase is expected to be bigger and better than before. This boutique pet expo, showcasing American crafted and sourced pet products, will be held in NYC at the historical Pennsylvania Hotel from 2:00pm – 8:00pm.

WHAT: NYC Retails & Sales Expo Natural Event Showcase for Made in the USA Pet Products

WHERE:  Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001

WHEN: Thursday October 16th, 2014 from 2-8pm


* At 2PM the event kicks off with a LIVE National Anthem with Singer Megan Cooper

* At 5PM Jill Rappaport’s Pie for Paws – She will be putting PIE in the Face of willing donors to raise $$ for the Feral Cat Initiative
* Pie for Paws is $25 to donate and participate
* Pies donated by NY Prince of Pastry:

 There’s nothing more Patriotic than American Pie!

This event is the perfect opportunity for pet retailers in the New York City and surrounding areas to meet the makers of fabulous American-made pet products. Press and pet celebrities will be in attendance as well as retailers traveling from distances including Boston, CT, NJ and Long Island to see and shop “Made in USA” for natural products for their pet stores.

Jill Rappaport, NBC Correspondent, Award-Winning Animal Advocate and Authorwill be joining the expo at 5:00pm along with “Jill Rappaport’s Pies For Paws” challenge!

Jill recently introduced this innovative challenge by taking a pie to her own face at an adoption event in order to raise awareness and funds for millions of animals in need of their forever home.

October 16th is the 14th Annual National Feral Cat Day, which was created by the Alley Cat Allies:a nonprofit advocacy organization whose mission is to transform and develop communities to protect and improve the lives of cats. Jill’s Pies for Paws challenge will benefit and raise awareness for feral cats on this special day.

NYC Re-Tails & Sales pet expo is brought to you by Long Island Pet Professionals and Whitegate PR.  NYC retailers and members of the media, to request an exclusive invite call Nancy Hassel at (631) 446-1105 or Dana Humphrey at (619) 414-9307. To become a vendor at this B2B pet expo – email or to find out how.  Limited space left! Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that works with more than 150 partner rescue groups and no-kill shelters to offer important programs and services that save the lives of NYC’s homeless animals. We are supported entirely by donations from foundations, corporations, and individuals and receive no government funding.


Dana Humphrey
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