Cat Woman Wednesday: Photographer BriAnne Wills

Photgrapher BriAnne Wills with her cat Tucker

About six weeks ago, Brooklyn resident, photographer and Cat Woman BriAnne Wills uploaded an article to Bored Panda titled Girls And Their Cats: My Photos Of New York Women With Their Furry Companions.  It was BriAnne’s first photo series and … Continue reading

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(Catnip) Shrimp on the Barbie

Shrimp catnip toy from Cheshire & Wain

In the spirit of Memorial Day, Haddie and Kip are enjoying an extra special delight – shrimp! Well, it’s not REAL shrimp (shhhh don’t tell!). Since the catnip toy came from Cheshire & Wain in London, England I guess it’s technically a … Continue reading

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My Cats In Drag

make-up app used on pets

Okay, maybe not DRAG exactly but cats wearing makeup. I recently wrote a post for Cat Fancy online titled “Cat Blush: Cat Trend or Cat Terror” which garnered a lot of attention. In the post I muse that we have … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Cats! (Well, Cat Umbrellas)

Tamar Arslanian with Cat Umbrella

In Junior High my friends and I loved watching the classic movie musicals like “Singing In The Rain.”  Why yes, I was in the local community acting group – funny you should ask!  While I loved the movie, I could … Continue reading

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Life Lessons We Learn From Our Cats

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Today’s guest post is written by Claudia Tietze. Claudia has graced the pages of this blog in the past writing about the wonders of owning a “specially-abled cat” (What is Less Adoptable Anyway?), which I urge you to read after … Continue reading

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Modern Cat Tote (As Seen in NY!)

cat bag with cat in new york city

Spotted on the R train, at a Starbucks – even attracting random shop cats! This contemporary cat tote is the “it” bag for all modern ladies in “the city.” Just wait ’til Taylor Swift gets her hands on this! Okay, … Continue reading

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(Post) Mother’s Day Post

Tamar Arslanian with Mom

To honor Mother’s Day’s in past year’s I’ve covered a lot of different territory* from:  5 (Cat) Mother Archetypes – which one are you? Writing about my Mom (complete with old school pics!) and how she always recounts my birth … Continue reading

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Book Buddies: Cats Helping Children Read

cats help children learn to read

About a year ago I wrote a piece for Cat Channel (Cat Fancy’s website), about an innovative program at Animal Rescue League of Berks County in Mohnton, PA called “Book Buddies” where children read to shelter cats.   Besides the obvious benefit to … Continue reading

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Decorating With Cats: Shag Baby Shag

shag rugs are great for homes with cats

When it comes to decorating – with cats, I believe “shag” is misunderstood and therefore  underrated and underutilized. No, sorry, not “shag” in the British sense of the word, but happily not in the 70s bad hairstyle way either. But … Continue reading

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Is Your Cat in a Rut? #WaysToWow

Fancy Feast Chicken Broths WOW YOUR CAT

Do you ever get the not-so-subtle feeling your resident feline – or three –  is stuck in a rut? Or perhaps even bored? The signs can be subtle, but not always (refer to image below). Bored of what is the … Continue reading

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Crazy Cat Lady Concoctions

I adored the two balms - lavender and chamomile that I tried. YUMMY!

Crazy Cat Lady Concoctions is a line of natural skin products by a self-proclaimed Crazy Cat Lady with a line of all natural beauty products. They make great Mother’s Day gifts if you still haven’t gotten one (order by Tuesday, … Continue reading

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“Of Turks and Armenians” (Not About Cats)

(source: www.agos.com.tr) I think he has a feline look about him don't you? Our last name is "Son of the Lion" after all...

No, this is not the normal fare of this blog. Let me explain. The article below was written by my father, Doctor Artin Arslanian (The PhD kind – he never uses the title for fear he’ll be called upon to … Continue reading

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Littervention Winner: Before & After (Plus Tips for All!)

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After posting the Tidy Cats® s Littervention contest, many of you expressed interest in finding out who ultimately won, why, and seeing before and after photos. Your wish is my command! I literally pulled “head litter box decorator” Jenni Pulos … Continue reading

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“Text From Mittens” Author Interview & Giveaway!

Text With Mittens by Angie Bailey

“Texts From Mittens: A Cat Who Has an Unlimited Data Plan…and Isn’t Afraid to Use It,” by author and humorist Angie Bailey comes on the heels of her first cat  book (and now calendar), “whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds.” Thanks to … Continue reading

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Day #7 How to Lose a Date in 7 Days

If you have cats or are a cat lover, tips on how to break up

Your man or woman still there?  Is this a good thing? If so he or she is obviously the right one for you – run to the closest city hall! Not a good thing? Perhaps these last few tips will … Continue reading

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Day #6: How How to Lose a Date in 7 Days

If you have cats or are a cat lover, tips on how to break up

Okay so I know I started using the word “mate” in an effort to find a short way to express my idea. But I fear people mistook it as “partner” and not in that British “mate” way it was originally … Continue reading

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Day #5: How How to Lose a Mate (or Date) in 7 Days

If you have cats or are a cat lover, tips on how to break up

Having been out for a run together, or perhaps just drinking in the sun all day, your date decides he or she will take a quick shower. Or not. Does your cat enjoy water like most of these seem to? … Continue reading

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Day #4: How How to Lose a Mate in 7 Days

If you have cats or are a cat lover, tips on how to break up

If you’ve missed Days #1 – #3 don’t fret, they’re still up on the home page so be sure to check them out. You do not want to miss any of these tips. On Day #4 we stay in the … Continue reading

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Day #3: How to Lose a Mate in 7 Days

If you have cats or are a cat lover, tips on how to break up

Now it’s not my intention to insult anyone so I apologize if I have or do. But don’t forget, my blog is based on my aesthetic and the concept that cat items should blend into your decor..not take over… Day … Continue reading

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Little Edie & Her Cats: Scarf by Alli Arnold (+ discount)

Ali Arnold Little Edie Silk cat Scarf

As most of you may know, when it comes to cat-themed clothing and accessories I prefer discrete.  Black kitty socks with boots, a black cat patterned make-up bag and a subtly cat-eared gold ring. But when I saw Alli Arnold’s … Continue reading

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