Cats of the Pacific Northwest (Part 1)

Cats of the Pacific Northwest

I’ve long wanted to visit the Pacific Northwest and finally had the opportunity to take a week long whirlwind trip to Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver Canada last week. As you might imagine, no trip is complete with out cats. I … Continue reading

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Chairman Meow Giveaway!

I Have Cat giveaway

According to their website, obeythekitty.com, “Chairman Meow is the self-proclaimed leader of the Kitty Revolution. He promotes a radical, yet peaceful ideology and envisions a future of cat world domination.” Cat man (yay!) Kevin, the human behind this initiative was … Continue reading

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SuckUK Cat Scratch Laptop

suckUK cat scratch laptop

The folks that brought your kitties the DJ turntable scratching pad, SuckUK presents, the kitty laptop scratcher (retails for $35). #PetieBear working hard on his #memoirs this #caturday #funny #cute #tuxedosofinstagram @suckuk #suckuk #climbingthatcorporateladder A photo posted by Tamar Arslanian (@ihavecat) on Sep … Continue reading

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Never Forget. I Remember.

the hopes of light

My Father used to speak of remembering where he was when JFK was shot. Each generation has certain key historic moments seared into their brains. I remember where I was when the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan took place … Continue reading

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Crumbs and Whiskers: DC’s First Cat Cafe!

DC cat cafe

We were fortunate enough to have I HAVE CAT reader Amy Eckert make a visit to, and write about her experience at the newly opened cat cafe Crumbs & Whiskers  in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC! Amy actually lives … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things: Ore Pet Food Covers

silicone pet food can covers

If you’re like me you have a ton of hard plastic can covers you’ve either purchased or received for promotional reasons. While in some cases they work just fine – especially with larger cans, they often, in my experience pop … Continue reading

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#MenAndCatsContest

Source: Instagram gillesmarini

Purina Pro Plan hopes not only to change people’s perceptions around traditional cat food, they also want to change perceptions around the “typical” cat owner. That’s why they’ve launched the Purina Pro Plan #MenAndCatsContest. On the food front, Purina is … Continue reading

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A Cat Treat We’re Wild About!

Wild Side Salmon Cat treats

I found a new treat that I feel great about feeding my cats and that all three of them adore, so of course I had to share with all of you! It’s called Wildside Salmon and the name doesn’t lie. … Continue reading

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Koneko: There’s a New Cat Cafe Coming to NYC!

Koneko

***UPDATE*** While originally slated to open on September 15th, the Grand Opening has been delayed but the hope is it will still be in September or early October.  Very soon NYC will have a kitten all it’s own. And by kitten … Continue reading

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#KeepItFresh With A Febreze Air Purifier

febreze air purifier

This post is sponsored by Febreze ™Air Purifiers and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping Febreze Air Purifiers but I HAVE CAT only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Febreze Air … Continue reading

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Raw Beauty: Bradley Theodore

Raw Beauty Bradley Theodore

Earlier this Summer (I can’t believe it’s almost over!), I had the great luck of happening up on an Instagram invitation for a Bradley Theodore exhibit, an artist who does lots of street art in downtown NYC. I discovered his … Continue reading

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Café Venosa: A Vegan Cat Cafe in Montreal

Cafe Venosa

With Café Venosa opening as the third cat cafe in Montreal, guest writer Véronique is not so far off when she proclaims, “We shall rename the city Meowtréal!” I hope you enjoy today’s fun guest post with a sneak peek … Continue reading

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Black is Where It’s At! A Black Tickle Pickle of Course!

Black Cat Appreciation Month

According to Black Cat Rescue, a no kill rescue group in Boston, black cats are only half as likely to get adopted as cats of other colors. If you know a black cat it’s a hard fact to swallow because … Continue reading

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Everything You Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask About I HAVE CAT

I HAVE CAT in Meow Quarterly

I’m so honored to be included, along with my three cats, in the Summer Issue of Meow Quarterly and in the company of cats like Princess Monster Truck and the Acro-Cats among others! You’ll learn how I “got” cat (s) … Continue reading

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#EmpireStateBuilding #EndangeredSpecies

Endangered Species Projection - Cheetah

This past Saturday I was privy, along with tens of thousands of Manhattanites, to an impressive light show (costing $1MM) in honor of endangered animals. We congregated at prime viewing spots jockeying for the optimal viewing furiously clicking and filming … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Test Drive an Air Purifier #KeepItFresh

litter box odor

This post is sponsored by Febreze ™Air Purifiers and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping Febreze Air Purifiers but I HAVE CAT only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Febreze Air … Continue reading

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Tell us about your kitty muse(s) and win some Muse!

Kip and muse prize box

Muse is a new brand of wet cat food by Purina available at PetSmart.  The name was inspired by the fact that each of our cats have unique personalities, and they’ve asked I write about how each of my cats … Continue reading

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First Cat Café in Texas Coming to Dallas!

The cat connection pop-up cat cafe

Okay, it’s a pop-up cat cafe for the month of August but still very exciting news for Dallas feline lovers given the only other Cat Café in the works is in Austin several hours away! The Cat Connection, a locally … Continue reading

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A Manhattanite Goes To Ikea

My Ikea Finds for Cat Parents

I’m not sure what it’s like for folks elsewhere, but if you live in Manhattan, an IKEA outing is a pretty big deal. Back in the day it required a trip to the very depressing Port Authority Bus station and an … Continue reading

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Kitty Books for Kids By Yasmine Surovec

yasmine suravec childrens books

I HAVE CAT first interviewed Yasmine Surovec when she published her first book “Cat Versus Human” based off her very popular blog. Since that time Yasmine has been very busy cranking out hilarious books about living with cats. Today I’d … Continue reading

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