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Thanks to all of the following donors for their generosity.  We are not accepting any further donations this year.  It's time to get your tickets and get ready to shop for the Big Cats!



"Silent Encounter"

Canvas, limited edition print, one of 50 artist proofs.  Stretched and gallery wrapped.

Collin Bogle Nature Art, Kirkland, WA



One week night stay at the Red Rabbit Inn, October excluded.  Located just 15 minutes from IU campus at the Brown County line, these newly built, architecturally designed cabins feature the works of local artisans. Beautifully landscaped on a secluded, wooded pond, the cabin has a loft bedroom, bath, full kitchen, private deck, hot tub, gas fireplace, satellite TV, gas grill and sleeper sofa. Cabin sleeps up to four guests and breakfast delivered to your cabin is included. No smoking, no pets. 
9200 East State Road 45
Unionville, Indiana 47468
(812) 330-1216



"Personally---From Jane Pauley"

An autographed copy of her latest book "Your Life Calling---Reimagining the Rest of your Life"
Plus a plush lion peeking over the top.

Donated by Jane Pauley


Chef Daniel Orr's cookbook "Paradise Kitchen-Caribbean cooking with Chef Caniel Orr"

2 plush tigers, wrought iron cookbook stand.

Donated by FARMBloomington and EFRC Friends


IU Adidas Men's Hooded Anti-Freeze Jacket, size L

(photo not available)


Donated by Jayd Grossman


Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY Classic Tour Package for 6 people.  Included is a tour of the winery, a tasting of 4 wines, and 2 cheese and cracker platters to share.  Owenton is located at the junction of U.S. Route 127 and Kentucky Route 22, about halfway between Louisville and Cincinnati.   



Utterly Elegant  -  2 handmade ceramic mugs, 2 handmade ceramic heart-shaped magnets, a journal, a purse memo pad with pen, set of 6 notecards, plush tiger and plush lion.


Donated by Marcy Neiditz Pottery and EFRC Friends.

Framed and matted photos of cats who live at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center by EFRC photographer Stephen D. McCloud.  This photo of Sahib is one of several.

Donated by Stephen D. McCloud


"Burros at Sunset" in the American Southwest.  Watercolor, unframed, by Mary Brockett.



Beer Basket Bonanza.   13 animal themed specialty beers.  Unique and always very popular.

Donated by an EFRC Supporter..


Indiana's Own John (Cougar) Mellencamp.  Autographed DVD "Trouble No More.  The Making of a John Mellencamp Album."  Produced by students at IU, the film documents the making of Mellencamp's first covers album, Trouble No More, released in 2003.  Plush cougar cub.

Donated by John Mellencamp.


Calling All Men!  Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select KY Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 8 fine cigars, $50 gift certificate to Kleindorfer's Hardware, Leatherman Tool, 2 certificates for "Butt-Kicking & Assessment" at Stonebreakers Athletics; 2 "rocks" glasses, 2 small plush white tigers.

Donated by a Friend of EFRC.


Take the Mayor to Lunch with a $50 gift certificate from The Uptown Cafe!

Get to know Mayor Mark Kruzan at a Bloomington landmark restaurant.  You will find Mayor Mark to be a smart and witty lunch companion who is interested in you and your concerns for the city he loves.  The Mayor has also visited EFRC and knows of our mission.   Before becoming Mayor in November 2003, he was elected 8 times to the Indiana General Assembly where he became a respected legislator by taking a common sense approach to government.  He is a recognized leader on issues including environmental protection, civil rights, child welfare, the public’s right to know, education at all levels, the arts, animal welfare and consumer advocacy.  He believes that achieving a better Bloomington is a team effort and welcomes your questions or concerns at


The Uptown Cafe is located at 102 E. Kirkwood Ave.


Cozy & Comfy for your winter nights.  Hand crocheted afghan, 5 ft. x 6 ft. in colors of rust, brown and cream.  4 matching crocheted coasters and 4 coffee mugs featuring EFRC cats Mirage, Rogue, JR and Leroy, 2 plush big cats.

Donated by Jan Byrd


Boomer Balls sculpted by EFRC resident Big Cat Artists.

No two of these abstract sculptures are alike.  They are suitable for display on a table and will be a conversation piece in your home.  Each one has been run through a dishwasher before being offered for auction.  Certificate of authenticity verifying which cat did the artwork will be provided.


Can Spring Be Far Away?  Garden basket with western planter, glow-in-the dark stepping stone, fire starter color cones, hand fork, Tiger Bloom, oats for cats seeds.

Donated by an EFRC Supporter.


IU basketball signed by Coach Tom Crean.

Donated by Jayd Grossman


From the Heart---Bloomington's Own Sylvia McNair.  Autographed CD titled "Peace, (13 songs); Autographed CD titled "Romance" (12 songs), plus leopard.

Donated by Sylvia McNair.



Mutts print, "Peace to All Beings" with original signature by Patrick McDonnell, creator of the strip.  Yesh!!

Donated by Mutts Comics


Overnight stay at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina.  The resort offers a relaxed elegance with a family friendly environment.  The resort has been completely renovated and includes two restaurants, an indoor-outdoor heated pool, boat and wave runner rentals, a private beach, tennis court, fitness center and mini-golf.  It’s the perfect destination for an active “staycation.”


Well---I'll be dog-gone!!!  4 piece pet travel set.  Insulated pet travel bag, no-tip collapsible food bowl,
no-tip collapsible water bowl, umbrella, 2# can of pumpkin spice dog treats - return the can to Bone Appetit Bakery and get a discount on a refill..  Plush golden retriever.


Donors---Bone Appetit Bakery (Nashville) and Friends of EFRC.



Eagle Pointe Golf Resort.  Round of golf for 2 with cart.  Play the 6,700 yard par 71 Championship golf course with 4 sets of tees for your enjoyment.  Rolling hills, 2 cascading waterfalls, and more than 100 sand bunkers highlight your golf experience at Eagle Pointe.


I Found My Thrill -- On Blueberry Hill.  Blueberry dessert wine from Butler Winery, 2 glasses, plush tiger.

Donated by Dr. Michael Hoffman


2 season subscriptions.  Includes invitations to Opening Weekend Receptions featuring complimentary appetizers and wine every opening weekend of each Mainstage show.


Store..Pour--Roar--More?  2 sets of 10 Vacuvin bottle racks, pour & store wine bottle accessory, leaping frog wine corkscrew, Kendall-Jackson Red Wine Blend, 2 wine glasses, candies, plush lion.


Donated by JoAnn Frogue.


Framed and matted nature photos - all taken in the wild..  16" x 20"

Donated by David Held.


French Lick---ity Split!  A  bag of "goodies" donated by the
French Lick Resort. Included is the book titled "Risen from the ashes-
the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel", note cards, ceramic coasters, lip moisturizer, World Famous Pluto Therapeutic Spa Bath Minerals


Family 4 Pack, 4 general admission tickets.  Interstate 75 at Exit 120, Lexington, KY.

Cats in the Kitchen---Large & Small.  Lion holding salt & pepper shakers, cat lovers' pasta, National Geographic leopard cupcake papers and picks, 4 EFRC coffee mugs, set of "fat cat" salt & pepper shakes, 2 tiny cat figurines, recipe journal book, plush lion.
Donated by Jan Byrd and EFRC Friends



Beer Basket Extravaganza.  13 bottles of animal themed beer.  Put together by an EFRC Supporter in Wisconsin.  You won't find this anywhere else.

Donated by an EFRC Supporter.

A Raggedy Basket---Just for the Kids.  40" X 42" hand-crocheted
red/white/blue washable afghan, set of Cuddletown 10" plush
|Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls and plush lion cub
Donated by JoAnn Frogue

One night stay at Century Suites Hotel in Bloomington.  Includes a continental breakfast, free wi-fi access and cable TV, as well as a fuly-equipped kitchenette, a dining area, and a seating area with a sofa bed.


For the Wine Lover in You!.  Vintage glass cutting board, wine-on-the-go chiller bag, decorative wine glass, Panilongo Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon candle.


Donated by an EFRC Supporter


Celebrate EFRC Throughout the Years.  All EFRC calendars beginning with the year 2000 and including the brand new 2015 calendar.  All photos by EFRC Photographer Stephen D. McCloud.

Donated by EFRC


One year MCHC membership, hand-crafted bowl, Dillman Farm apple butter spread, nutty almond cream soap, bear pen, Monroe County recipe book, 3 historical post cards, one with Hoagy Carmichael image circa 1935, plush lion.

Donated by


Collection from Angles Cafe and Gift Shop at the IU Art Museum.  Matisse shopping tote, IU Art Museum catalog, Art Museum boxed notecards, fashion umbrella with leopard spots, Matisse note book, Rick Steve's Travel Skills DVD, plush leopard.

Donated by the IU Art Museum


Home Collection from ETC For The Home.  Red/tan zippered Indonesian tote,  Volumes 1 and 3 "The Gathering of Friends" cookbooks, tea in a tin, pie in a jar, salted caramel sauce.

Donated by


Kitchen Magician.  J. K. Adams 15" x 10" x 1" ash cutting board (made in USA), Wusthof Classic IKON 8" bread knife (made in Germany)

Donated by


Wet Your Whistle!  Owen Valley Winery empty growler - bring in tag for one free growler fill of hard apple cider, plush leopard, artifical apples.

Donated by   Spencer, IN


3 general admission tickets to WonderLab and a $20 gift certificate to Opie Taylor's Restaurant.


Tiger Snuggle Basket.  Hand-made crocheted washable 45" x 60" afghan in tiger colors, black pillow, box of animal crackers, framed photo of 2 EFRC tigers, 2 plush tigers.


Donated by JoAnn Frogue.


$20 gift certificate to Crazy Horse Food & Drink Emporium, 3 general admission tickets to WonderLab.


A Hole in One.  Two passes for round of golf with cart at Eagle Pointe Golf Resort.  Play the 6,700 yard par 71 Championship golf course with 4 sets of tees for your enjoyment.  Rolling hills, 2 cascading waterfalls, and more than 100 sand bunkers highlight your golf experience.

Three $10 gift certificates to O'Charley's.


Par For The Course.  Two rounds of golf at the Indiana University Championship Golf Course - includes cart.

Four $5 gift certificates to Chili's Bar & Grill.


Chip Shot.  Two rounds of golf at the Indiana University Championship Golf Course - includes cart.

Two gift certificates totaling $25 to McAlister's Deli.


East Side B-ton--Color Me Fabulous!  Glass soap dish, set of 6 notecards, Aesop Jet Set Kit (shampoo, conditioner, body cleanser, body balm) plush tiger.

Designs Unlimited-Doris McGrath-$10 off haircut.
Designs Unlimited-LeAnn Buher-pedicure
$25 Bloomingfoods gift card

Donated by Doris McGrath, LeAnn Buher, Bloomingfoods and Friends of EFRC.


Lavender Blue.  Lavender Lady dryer sachets and linen wash, decorative plate, journal, purse memo pad/pen, plush lion.

Hair International Day Spa - customized facial and deep cleansing
$20 gift card from The Owlery restaurant.

Donated by Hair International Day Spay, The Owlery, and friends of EFRC.


Treat Me Nice!  Silk scarf from Shanghai, set of 6 notecards, purse memo pad/pen, glass soap dish & soap, plush leopard.

1 Hour Reflexology gift card with Jane Bradley, Reflexologist
$20 gift card from The Owlery restaurant.

Donated by Jane Bradley, The Owlery, and friends of EFRC.


I am Woman, Hear Me Roar - while I do a little shopping, a little snacking......Spotted leopard tote, set of 6 note cards, journal, Helen Reddy CD featuring "I Am Woman", 2 plush lions, 2-piece ceramic autumn-themed container.

$50 gift card to Relish     
$25 gift card to Taste of India


The 19th Hole.  2-18 holes of golf with cart at the Salt Creek Golf Retreat. 
2 - $20 gift certificates to Scenic View Restaurant.


Kitty Delight!  5 catnip pouches, 5 catnip fish, kitty jingle crinkle, cat Christmas stocking.

Donated by Julie Horton

Added 9/13/14    

Consultation Session on Energy Efficiency and Passive Heating/Cooling
with Charles Winslow, GW Worldwide, LLC.

GW Worldwide, LLC, is at the leading edge of research, development, and implementation of passive heating and cooling for new construction.  We get 75%+ energy reduction – before the first solar panel is added – with our innovative designs and systems.  This includes improved air quality as well, where we incorporate elements like heat recovery ventilators and greenhouses.  Owner/President Charles Winslow has offered a consultation session at his home on the concepts and designs for including passive heating and cooling elements when building a new home.  The current home includes a state-of-the-art solar water system.  

  Home Style Article about Charles Winslow

  Eco Home II Article by Charles Winslow



3 pairs of tickets to any IU Cinema International Arthouse Series presentations for Fall 2014, black cap, 2 black t-shirts (size S and L) tote, and plush white tiger.



Gift certificates for delightful donut treats.  Donated by Square Donuts


$25 gift certificate to Lennies. 
5 - $10 gift certificates to May's Greenhouse

2 admission tickets to Big Splash Adventure/French Lick.
4 Arrive & Drive passes to French Lick/West Baden Indoor Karting.






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