Category Archives: Advocacy

NYC Cat Shelter Makeover by HGTV’s Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson and Arm &  Hammer at Animal Haven in NYC

  As someone who believes cats should live in spaces that take their needs into consideration while still being aesthetically pleasing and practical for the to the two-legged (that’s us!), I was thrilled to hear that Arm & Hammer was … Continue reading

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Wine For Cat Lovers That Helps Cats

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  What could be better than receiving a delicious bottle – or two – of organic wine with an adorable cat wine label? Knowing that proceeds from the sale of that are going to help cats!Enter Riverfront Wines. $6 from the sale … Continue reading

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Sexy Cat Woman Beth Stern and Hubby Howard Stern Adopt A Blind Cat

Beth Sterns and blind cat Bella

This past Tuesday I was honored to be invited to participate in Purina’s first ever Better With Pets Summit in New York City. It was a TED Talk type event featuring 16 speakers  addressing various aspects of how pets and … Continue reading

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I CAN HAS KITTENS. AT WORK!

I CAN HAVE UBER KITTIES

I once worked at a job with a pet-friendly policy whose limits I tested by occasionally bringing in one particularly adorable foster kitten by the name of Bridget. She was quite the draw, though she spent most of the day … Continue reading

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“Adopt” Tee Giveaway

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Especially for Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat-Month our friends from Captain Feline from across the pond in Australia have generously donated two limited edition design “Adopt” tee shirts for us to giveaway (they’re organic American Apparel shirts at that!). These designs are not for … Continue reading

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Will Draw for Animals

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Just in time for adopt-a-shelter-cat-month! WILL DRAW FOR ANIMALS is a 2-day “draw-a-thon” (June 21-22) hosted by Brooklyn-based design firm OrangeYouGlad that will benefit NYC no-kill animal shelter Brooklyn Animals Rescue Coalition (B.A.R.C.). Here’s how it works: Donate Specify your favorite animal … Continue reading

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Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary (Video)

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  I recently wrote a post about my trip to The Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary in Saint Pauls, NC sponsored by Sheba and their new #FeedYourPassion Campaign. Well I finally have the video of my trip to share with … Continue reading

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My Trip to Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary

Tamar at Blind Cat Rescue & Sanctuary

Thanks to Sheba and their #FeedYourPassion campaign, I had the opportunity to go to the Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary (BCR) in St Paul, NC. I have a great video I can’t wait to share with you all but it’s … Continue reading

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Crazy Sexy Cat Ladies

Wendy Diamond and Pasha

My guest post on Pets360 “The Truth Behind Cat Women” featuring six so not crazy and so very sexy cat ladies was such a hit I decided we needed a second installment! So today we’re featuring three Sexy Cat Ladies … Continue reading

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Interview with Sexy Cat Mom AnnaLynne McCord

AnnaLynn McCord with Cat Buni

Starlit AnnaLynne McCord  – of 9021o fame (the new version) – has paired up with Fresh Step and the ASPCA to unveil both the Catdance Film Festival (Jan 19th, Park City Utah) and a super cute limited-edition cat hat ($39.99) … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter (Sneak Peek!)

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The 3rd Annual Architects for Animals: Giving Shelter takes place tonight and is a collaboration between The Mayor’s Alliance and local architects benefits the New York City Feral Cat Initiative.  The event raises money for feral cat caretakers as well … Continue reading

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Paolo’s Adventures: The Tale of a Very Brave Little Kitty

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  Paolo’s Adventures: The Tale of a Very Brave Kitty is a wonderful children’s book about a real life kitty ginger kitty named Paolo who was one of a litter of four kittens rescued by the no-kill group MEOW Cat … Continue reading

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Fancy Feast Limited Edition Holiday Ornament Raffle

Photo courtesy of Angelique Iuzzolino

The folks at Purina have given away thousands of Limited Edition Fancy Feast Holiday Ornaments this year as they have every year since 1984. If you didn’t get yours this year – they are no longer available on the FF … Continue reading

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Pets Add Smile(s)

Cat is the life of the party

Once a year Pets Add Life (PAL) asks bloggers to write about the benefits of having a pet (or two or three!) Today I’m writing about seemingly inconsequential things the felines of my home have done lately to bring a … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be a Foster (Pet) Parent

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I’ve written in the past about how being a foster pet parent can work for all types of lifestyles and personalities from jet-setters to fence sitters. But not until Sarah Menzies of Cat Tee Mission took me to task, had … Continue reading

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Pets Add Life (PAL) Children’s Poetry Contest

A Few Of Last Year's Winners

Each year the folks at Pets Add Life (PAL) encourage bloggers to share the joys of pet ownership. In the past I’ve written about the benefits to humans of having a multiple pet home, the joys of foster pet parent … Continue reading

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Cats in Turkey Costumes (and Santa Paws Drive!)

  I can’t let the day go by without sharing a few photos of cats in turkey costumes. I know it might seems odd for someone who doesn’t dress up her own cats but there is a method to my madness. … Continue reading

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A Lil Bub BARC in Brooklyn

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  Today’s post is written by guest writer and single cat loving lady Bridget Sweeny about the outing we took to Brooklyn yesterday to meet one very famous cat. Enjoy! Bridget: Is it weird that I would consider schlepping to … Continue reading

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Moo Kitty Finds a Home (Promoting Adopt a Senior Month!)

Moo Kitty Finds a Home

I recently posted a list of gifts for the cats in your life, but if you have a child on your holiday list,” Moo Kitty Finds a Home,”is the perfect gift (ages 4+).  Read on to find out how to … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Lisa Brideau (That’s Burrito to You)

Orphan Animal Pics, Burrito West

  Today’s Cat Woman Wednesday is Lisa Brideau, the woman behind Orphan Animal Pics, bringing photographers and shelter pets together to increase their chances for adoption. LOVE this! She’s also started a line of cards on Etsy featuring the very same … Continue reading

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