In The Days That Followed 9/11


I couldn’t let the sun set on this day without paying tribute in some shape or form to that fateful day 13 years ago. It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the number of years that have gone by. … Continue reading

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Internet Cat Video Festival Goes to LA (Giveaway!)

keyboard cat

Back in 2012, the folks at the Walker Art Center thought it would be neat to have a public viewing of cat videos. Everyone seemed to enjoy them at home or work alone behind their computers. Some watching with one … Continue reading

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My Picks from SuperZoo (turns out not a real zoo)

Tara the Hero Cat and Tamar Arslanian

It took a pet product trade show called SuperZoo to finally get me to Las Vegas for the first time in my life. I guess it’s not that much of a stretch given I don’t gamble, most of the nice restaurants one … Continue reading

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#GetHealthyHappy: The Importance of Regular Vet Visits (for your cat)

Sobe, a Riverfront Cats rescue from South Beach in Miami Florica

You might miss your annual exam and think it’s no big deal. But did you know that pets age much faster than we do, so if your cat were to miss his or her annual visit it’s as if they … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside North America’s 1st Cat Cafe – In Montreal!

North America's First Cat Cafe

I’m ecstatic to report that I HAVE CAT fan and Montreal resident Evelynne Weakley agreed to share her experience visiting “Le Café des Chats” (literally “the cafe of cats”!), North America’s very first cat cafe, on the day of its Grand Opening!  … Continue reading

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Manly (Giant) Men Meet (Tiny) Kittens – Video

Manly Men Meet Tiny Cute Kittens

HAPPY LABOR-FREE DAY! What better way then to spend day-off than watching cat videos? Yeh, I can’t think of one either. Oh wait, I thought of one. Watching video with KITTENS and HOT HUNKY GUYS. And oh look, I just HAPPEN to … Continue reading

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CATWALK JEWELRY (International Giveaway!)

Catwalk jewelry

  Jacqi Chew is a jewelry designer who works from her studio in Utrecht, The Netherlands (please do not ask me to point it out on a map!). While she is known for her feline themed jewelry sold around the … Continue reading

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Cats + Pizza = Japanese Pizza Hut Commercial  

Pizza Hut Commercial In Japan With Cats

Not too long ago, in a piece that ran on The Cat Channel, I expressed my surprise – and confusion- over the recent trend of pairing cats with pizza. The pizza cat so to speak (a few examples below). Am … Continue reading

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The Leo Cat: Dominant and Dramatic

Ely Valy's cat Mish Mish - talk about making a bold fashion statement!

I realize today is the last day of the astrological sign of Leo which runs from July 23 – August 22nd (or 23rd depending on who you ask). But this is certainly a case of better late than never as it … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Happy Feet

Laurie Ruettimann and her cat Emma

I had the pleasure of meeting Laurie Ruettimann at BlogPaws a few years ago. In addition to loving that fact she has four cats, she’s potentially one of the coolest HR people I know. Granted she’s a former HR person but … Continue reading

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