Category Archives: Relationships

Cat on cat, human on human, cat on human. It’s all here. Relationships of all kinds. From my cat-less childhood, to my relationship with the guy who is the reason I have cat (s). Family, friends, work and romance NYC – it’s all fair game.

5 Ways Cats Can Improve Your (Human) Relationships

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In the past I’ve written about my belief that cats can provide women with insight into male behavior. Today’s post takes this concept a step further. Cat mom to two black cats, Emily Parker of Catological.com writes about five ways to improve your human relationships … Continue reading

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Dating In The City (with cats)

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It’s been a while since I’ve written about my dating life. Primarily because I haven’t had one. If there’s one thing this city seems to have an over supply of, it’s single women looking for a companion – or just … Continue reading

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Relationship Advice From A Cat

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I’ve written in the past about how my cat Haddie became my third unplanned cat because she made a unilateral decision not to leave my home (check out the post HOW HADDIE CAME TO STAY – AKA THE SQUATTER, for … 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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Day #2: How to Lose a Mate in 7 Days

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

Teach your cat that when someone goes to the bathroom and pulls down their pants, it makes for the perfect hiding place or alternatively, a fine cat hammock. For the record I tried in vain to find an example using … Continue reading

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Day #1: How to Lose a Mate in 7 Days

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

As promised, over the coming 7 days I’ll provide you with fool proof methods for ridding yourself of the man or woman in your life by leveraging your cat, or cat-themed items. You may use these bits of advice to … 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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Cat Man Monday: Kitty Matchmaker

Today’s Cat Man Monday was submitted by Christina Pultrone about her Cat Man boyfriend Mark Graham. Not only is this a sweet story of how a cat by the name of Freida who brought these two of together, but Christina and … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Posts

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  I am beyond thrilled to announce that I HAVE CAT surpassed 23,000 Facebook likes last week!   Given all the new fans, and everyone stuck at home in need of reading material thanks to Sandy,  it seemed like a good time … Continue reading

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Carrie Bradshaw Had it Wrong

  Carrie Bradshaw (if you have to ask skip this post) was right about a lot of things, but not when it came to the New York Sunday Times. “There are very few things this New Yorker loves as much … Continue reading

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Cat Man Monday: Cat Dad in Uniform

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Recently in honor of Father’s Day, I asked I HAVE CAT reader to send in photos of the Cat Men in their lives. A young man by the  name Teyu sent the loveliest photo of himself in uniform (he is … Continue reading

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The Bestest Mommy

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  If the photo below looks familiar – bed, curtain, vase, mug – there’s a reason for it. That brass-framed queen size bed was the setting for many a breakfast-in-bed growing up in the small town of Northfield, Minnesota. It was … Continue reading

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me a Match…

  In High School I played Tzeitel in our production of “Fiddler on The Roof.” She’s the one that gets married. Somehow my principal was also in the musical and at some point I sat on his lap. In retrospect, … Continue reading

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Hail to the V

  Not that V, Valentines Day of course! Since I don’t have any 2-legged man stories this Valentines Day, I thought it would be fun to revisit posts from Valentine’s Days past. Unexpected Valentine (2011): On meeting single straight met … Continue reading

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Chateau du Chat

California Wine Club Cat and wine

Now that we’ve got your 4-legged friends covered with our Tipsy Nip giveaway (you have until 12/12 to enter!), it’s time for the 2-leggeds. According to recent research findings cat owners were found to be less social, more introverted and … Continue reading

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Furry Duty

Sorry to disappoint those of you who, upon reading the title of this post, hoped for a story of yet another a cat being called to jury duty (seems to occur way too frequently don’t you think?). Rather this is about my … Continue reading

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