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.

Cat Man Monday: The $50,000 Cat

This story was submitted by IHC reader Rena about her Cat Man husband David. When I met David in 1981 he was not a cat person.  He’d had a dog growing up – good old Laddie – but remained petless … Continue reading

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A (Fur) Son’s Gift

  As a fur mom on Mother’s Day, I can’t help but feel I deserve breakfast in bed too (though some have warned me to be careful what I wish for!).  As with two-legged children, our pets enrich our lives and … Continue reading

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I Am…Dog?

Somewhere in Beverly Hills “I know you like cats, “said my client P___, “but you’re actually more dog-like.” She made this observation from the kitchen of a gaudy Beverly Hills mansion. We were on a commercial shoot. “You’re so energetic … Continue reading

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Single White Feline

Grey tuxedo cat with a moustache

“I understand why some of my friends are single but I just don’t get why I am.” This statement is made by Jane, an attractive, seemingly well-adjusted 29 year old Brit who is the subject of the hysterical BBC mockumentary … Continue reading

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Unexpected Valentine

Ah, it’s that time of year again. The time when restaurants overcharge love birds and single women either stay in drinking vats of wine or go out in large groups to “take back the night.” Last year, because of my … Continue reading

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Follow Your Gut (3 of 3)

Close up of Grey Tuxedo Cat with very pink nose and green eyes

If you remember dear (and very patient) readers, we last saw my date M__ laptop in hand, tasked with finding a place for dinner while I left to finish the laundry. Taking a deep breath I reentered my apartment. Stepping into … Continue reading

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Dinner Take Two…sort of (2 of 3)

Chinese take out box

Readers, you might recall the last time I saw M___ he was making off with “my” Szechuan broccoli in garlic sauce (with brown rice). Before his great escape we’d made plans for dinner for the coming Sunday at 6pm. Well, … Continue reading

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Of Meals and Men (1 of 3)

Is my love of good food so intense it could sabotage a potential relationship? Sure it sounds ridiculous, but a recent dating experience led me to examine the connection between man, woman and food. I met M___, a single lawyer … Continue reading

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On Cats and Singleness

Today’s post is brought to you by Tom Cox, the author of “Under The Paw” and “Talk to the Tail.” He’s a (newly) single cat-loving Brit. While his books are not yet available on Amazon.com, they CAN be purchased for … Continue reading

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Male Cat-Owners “In”

US WEEKLY "What

As Heidi Klum says on Project Runway, “One day you’re in, the next day you’re out.”  According to Us Weekly guys with cats – along with pre-dating and mash-up lit (huh?) – are IN.” Jane McCulley, Animal Planet pet trendologist (cool job!) says … Continue reading

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

WARNING: This post is not about cats and has no greater meaning. But, there are gratuitous hot guy pictures. You have been warned. Proceed with caution. I’ve never been a boy-crazy kind of girl. Not unless you count my mild … Continue reading

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Father of the Cat Lady (s)

Cat Lady in the making

  I know I’m a day late for a Fathers Day posting but hoping you’ll cut me some slack as I did spend it with my Daddy!   My sister and I were fortunate enough to spend the weekend with … Continue reading

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Apart(men)t

checking off apartment requirements

Knowingly or not, we all start with a wish-list. In a safe neighborhood, close to work, southern light, hardwood floors, a full bath with tub, maybe a small study. A patio would be nice, but it’s gotta be under $1,700 … Continue reading

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Expecting

My friend J___ holds Hollywood accountable for her singleton status. She believes movies like “Sleepless in Seattle,” “16 Candles” and “Serendipity” ruined her life. These films gave her comfort that love was hiding just around the corner and would reveal … Continue reading

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Up In The Air

Thanks to the worldwide information highway (had to get that in there!) I’ve had the pleasure of “meeting” pet-loving bloggers like Daniela Caride of “The Daily Tail.” On her recent trip back home to Brazil she was actually inspired (by … Continue reading

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Cute Boys With Cats

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to discover Cute Boys With Cats. As I’ve state quite publicly, I think the cat-loving man is more confident in himself and his sexuality (see “Wanted: A Man Who Loves Pussy (cats)”). Sadly, … Continue reading

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Well-Groomed, Plays Nicely With Others

Today’s post written by my friend Joyce, an art director and holistic health coach in NYC. It’s not difficult to see how the economy has affected the amount of abandoned kitties out there in need of a home. It became … Continue reading

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Mindful Purring

mindful purring cats and yoga

Today’s post written by guest blogger Daniela Caride* I’ve been falling behind on my duties lately. When that happens, my spiritual practice is the first to suffer the consequences. So today I sit down to meditate in the early morning … Continue reading

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Felines and Valentines

Felines and Valentines

As some of you recall I made two New Year’s resolutions this year, reasoning that posting them in the blog sphere I’d somehow be held accountable. While I think I’ve been better at resolution A) talking to people on the … Continue reading

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Married – With Cat (s)

Today’s post is brought to you guest blogger Keri Blair* People have pondered, probed and just plain asked, “How are you married with three cats?” I agree it’s quite a feat considering the stigma around cat ownership being on-staff for … Continue reading

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