Cast your vote for the Austin Pets Alive! Mayor of Pawstin

Choose between six cats and dogs for the title of “Mayor of Pawstin” in celebration of Austin’s 12th No Kill Anniversary.

A close-up of an orange cat.

General Erasmus Dickinson was top of the polls at the time of publication.

Photo courtesy of Austin Pets Alive!

Austin Pets Alive! will celebrate Austin’s 12th No Kill Anniversary with a fluffy little election for the Mayor of Pawstin.

The candidates include six dogs and cats, and each came to the shelter with specials needs. Help decide who takes the title — vote by donating to your favorite pet’s team.

Now let’s meet the candidates:

  • Fotis | The incumbent candidate, this German Shepherd is ready for another term.
  • Bramble | The most senior dog on the ballot, Bramble has a lot of wisdom to bring.
  • Mindy | This wheelie dog was an honorary Austin FC mascot.
  • Eggler | This cool cat is a fashionable candidate for mayor.
  • Fire Marshall Bill | Social kitty Fire Marshall Bill has safety tips galore.
  • General Erasmus Dickinson | 10-year-old General is still just as playful as a kitten.

Want to see this race through to the end? Get tickets to the election results party — with an adoptable “petting zoo,” vendors, and a raffle — 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at The ABGB.