Rev Your Engines: The Fourteenth Annual Classic Car Show is Cruising to Warwick

The fourteenth annual Cause for Paws Classic Car Show to benefit Homeless Animals in Rhode Island is back and hotter than ever.
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Calling all lovers or owners of hot rods and classic cars: Cruise over to 171 Service Ave. in Warwick on Sunday, June 11 to help benefit homeless animals in Rhode Island. The Cause for Paws show is all about showing off classic cars including antiques, muscle cars, exotics, rat rods, corvettes and custom vehicles to raise funds for animals in the area.  

The vehicle registrations fee is $15 per car and the event runs from 9 a.m. to noon; free goody bags and commemorative dash plaques will be handed out to the first 100 registrations. Trophies will be awarded to nearly sixty vehicles. Polish up your paint and wax those tires for a chance to win the “Best of Show, “People’s Choice” or the “Best Club Participation” awards.

Spectators may attend the event for free and have the chance to win various giveaways, raffles and meet adoptable shelter dogs. Bonus: Donate a can of wet dog or cat food and receive an extra door prize ticket. The event will host local artisans, food trucks, adoptable pets including puppies and kittens and live music provided by Cruisin’ Bruce Palmer. Proceeds will benefit homeless animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter 

For more information on this event, contact the show co-directors Ruth Napolitano and Dawn Burnham by email: or by phone: 401-480-9769. For updates on how to help the Warwick Animal Shelter or further details on the car show, visit the website The rain date for this event will be Sunday, July 16.