The Oscar for Best Cat Actor (Cator?) Goes To…

Their time has come for cat actors and their trainers to be recognized.

The Grand Budapest Hotel. Gone Girl. Saint Vincent. Big Hero 6. What do these movies have in common? It’s true all were nominated for and/or won a Golden Globe or Academy Award for best movie, director or actress. But beyond that? Since you’re … Continue reading

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Denver Cat Company (Cat Cafe)

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We’ve done our best at I HAVE CAT to report on the cat cafés sprouting up around the world – including the United States – over the past months. Thanks to IHC fan, Jeannie Menor, today we bring you an … Continue reading

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Cat Man Monday: Construction Worker Cat Daddy

Cat Man with his black kitty

If you’re an I HAVE CAT Facebook Fan (hurry up and “like” us already!), you’ve certainly seen these comments from one Amy Roach whenever I post a photo of Haddie.   We have an I HAVE CAT first today, a … Continue reading

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You May Be Dating Your Cat If…

you may be dating your cat

You may think you don’t have a date today. You may be wrong. If you have a cat you may be – unbeknownst to you – be dating him or her. Here are 11 signs you might be dating your cat. … Continue reading

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How Cats Say “I LOVE YOU” by Cole, Marm & Their Dad #catvideo

Cole and Marmalade

If you’re like most internet cat fans you know and love Cole and Marmalade * dearly. We were fortunate to have Chris Poole, their Cat Dad, in our CAT MAN MONDAY column last year (he cares for big cats during … Continue reading

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Paul & Joe Powder Features Kitty in Sailor Cap…

cat-themed make-up

…with a pipe, but let’s just assume it’s for catnip for the purposes of this post (we don’t condone tobacco products for kitty and doubt Paul and Joe does either!). As regular IHC blog readers know I’m rather picky when it comes … Continue reading

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Win A #Littervention Make-Over!

Tidy Cats Littervention Contest

I’m very excited to announce Tidy Cats® Multiple Cat LightWeight Litter (which is half the weight of traditional scooping cat litter so great for those of us who do a lot of shlepping- huge back saver!). Is providing 1 lucky … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Living in The Meow (+Giveaway!)

Cat Woman Wednesday and a Valentine's Day Giveaway of a Cat T-shirt

Valentine’s Day “season” seems to be popular for giveaways I guess it’s another occasion for gift-giving? We really have to do something about that dry spell between February and December! Unless you are fortunate enough to have your birthday during … Continue reading

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“A Letter to My Cat”: Winners & Other Special Letters

A Letter To My Cat Giveaway Winner

We received so many beautiful heartfelt submissions for our “A Letter to my Cat” giveaway when we asked I HAVE CAT fans to write to one of their cats expressing their love and gratitude. All of the letters were touching, and I … Continue reading

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Dog Cafes: Food + Dogs = Questionable

source: The Dog Cafe Indiegogo campaign page

Yes, there is in fact a post about dogs from I HAVE CAT in your news feed or inbox today. I just couldn’t help myself when I heard about the latest crowd-funding trend: Raising money to open Dog Cafes in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Posts of 2014

Best I HAVE CAT posts of 2014

It’s always fun to take a look at the posts from the year to see which were most popular. And it gives readers a chance to catch-up on any “good stuff” they’ve missed along the way. This is particularly relevant … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEARS (and 10 Cat Resolutions for 2015!)

cats ringing in the new year

HAPPY NEW YEARS, From the GANG at I HAVE CAT! Long ago I stopped making resolutions. The only thing I’d like to work on in 2015 is being more grateful for what I have on a daily basis. Beyond that … Continue reading

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8 #Cat & #CatThemed Products That Are 2014 #Fails

terrible, bad, stupid gifts for cat owners

I hope you or your cat did not find any of the following items under the Christmas Tree this year. If I were you, I’d make sure they’re banned from your Birthday List as well! Better yet, take a preemptive … Continue reading

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A Trip To New York At Christmas Time

Rockefeller Center Tree 2014

Okay, so I’m a day late in wishing everyone a proper MERRY CHRISTMAS! Here’s the card I created but ever got around to printing. Thankfully I made it though the night without being eaten alive after taken these photos! Thought … Continue reading

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Christmas #CatShaming #GuiltyAsCharged

cat shaming cat with antlers

I’m not one for dressing up my cats for the holidays. But while picking up cat food at Petco I saw this… It changed everything. Immediately I envision my sweet Kip as a lumberjack kitty, much like the one displayed … Continue reading

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Have A Cat Safe (and Stylish) Holiday Season

Tips for cat safety during the holidays

A few years ago I wrote a post about how to keep your cat happy and safe while you enjoy a festive holiday season.  While there’s an overwhelming amount of information to be found this time of year about keeping our pup safe … Continue reading

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Catification & Whiskerlist (great gifts & 2 giveaways!)

Catification and whiskerslist

It’s not too late to purchase “Catification” and “whiskerslist 2015 boxed calendar“in time for Christmas if you order today! Or, order with regular shipping to have on hand as the perfect gift for the cat lover(s) in your life when the occasion arrises (Or … Continue reading

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Four Cat Books That Give Back To Cats (great gifts!)

4 books that give back to cats

We’re fortunate to live in a time with a plethora of fabulous cat books to peruse and purchase for ourselves or to gift to our cat-loving friends. A wealth of riches! If it seems a tad overwhelming and you need a way to … Continue reading

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Move Over Catnip #felinesilvervine Has Come To Town

silvervine, cat toy, silver vine

The first I heard of silvervine (Actinidia polygamas) sometimes spelled as two word (silver vine), was at Global Pet Expo in Orlando earlier this year where pet company Vitakraft launched a silvervine-based line of cat toys called “Purrk! Playfuls” (read on to learn how you … Continue reading

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We’ve Got ‘em! Pictures Inside NYC’s Meow Parlour!

Meow Parlour opens in NYC

I was SO excited to open my email and see I’d received photos of Meow Parlour, New York City’s first cat cafe, in advance of their opening this Monday December 15th! I couldn’t wait to share them with you! Nothing like a West … Continue reading

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