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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CatConLA: I Went, I Saw, I Wrote

MeowQuarterly Special Issue

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the FIRST EVER CatConLA (in LA as the name suggests!). My friend and fabulous cat photographer Andrew Marttila (you may know him as IAmTheGreatWent) collaborated on a special issue of … Continue reading

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Creepy Critter Cat Toys (Giveaway For Everyone!)

Critter Central catnip toys

Patti Haskins, founder and creator of all at Critter Central based in Dallas, TX has more than enough muses and test subjects with her five cats (and one pup!). She’s been creative all her life and her snake and bug … Continue reading

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How Haddie Came to Stay (Aka The Squatter)

haddie copy

I’ve told the story of how Haddie, my “foster fail,” came to be my third cat so often it wasn’t until a few days ago it hit me that I’d never written about it on I HAVE CAT! Photo by … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Aja Badame Cat Entrepreneur

photo by BriAnne Wills

Today’s Cat Woman Wednesday, was written by Aja Badame (pronounced “Asia”) pictured with me on the left (photo added by me because she isn’t looking to camera in most of the others and this really captures her sense of humor … Continue reading

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Has Kitten Cuteness Met Its Match? #KittenWeek


To counter Shark Week, a week of blood, guts, close-encounters, alien and killer sharks with an entire week of floof, whiskers, fur and lots of SQUEEEEEE! Kittens! Kitten Week to be precise! But wait, it’s gets better. A WEEK of … Continue reading

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A Safe & Happy 4th of July To You & Your Cats!

american flag uncle sam at hat

Happy Independence from the British Day! How that became a day of grilling out and gorging on junk food I’ll never know, but in the U.S. it seems we’re always looking for some reason to eat and drink. It’s just … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day! Or is it Fur-thers Day?!

Cat Dads

Happy Fathers Day to all the cat men out there! This year I wanted to give another shout-out to the “Cat Man Monday” features of past.  Ranging from a Cat Man in uniform, to a few famous cat men, the … Continue reading

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For Mew International Cat Toy Giveaway!

For Mew cat toy giveaway

It’s about time for a giveaway wouldn’t you say? Glad you agree! And it’s an INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY so all are encouraged to enter! I’m excited to introduce you to a new line of handmade cat toys I discovered on Etsy … Continue reading

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Cat Man Monday: Moshow The “Cat Rapper”


When I first saw a YouTube video of a rapper with three Sphynx cats, I wasn’t sure what to think. Particularly because the song was called “Blind Love.” Was it possible he was singing about the cats? Or was this … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Angela Lau Draws

Cat Women - not crazy cat ladies

If it hadn’t been for Patrick I doubt I’d have met today’s Cat Woman Wednesday despite her proximity to my home.  While looking for frames at an art supply store, I noticed some rather unusual artwork on the walls. A … Continue reading

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Help Shelter Cats Get Adopted By Sharing Your Stories! #MyRescueStory

Purina Cat Chow Building Better Lives

If you weren’t already aware, I’m excited to share with you that June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, which happens to coincide with the peak of what’s commonly referred to as “kitten season.” As part of its “Building Better … Continue reading

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Painting of ernest hemingway with cat

I first became aware of Sam Kalda when attending FIT’s class of 2014 Visual Thesis Exhibition. While I enjoyed many of the artists’ work, his was by far my favorite. I was immediately taken not only by his subject matter … Continue reading

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Cat Woman Wednesday: Photographer BriAnne Wills

Photgrapher BriAnne Wills with her cat Tucker

About six weeks ago, Brooklyn resident, photographer and Cat Woman BriAnne Wills uploaded an article to Bored Panda titled Girls And Their Cats: My Photos Of New York Women With Their Furry Companions.  It was BriAnne’s first photo series and … Continue reading

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(Catnip) Shrimp on the Barbie

Shrimp catnip toy from Cheshire & Wain

In the spirit of Memorial Day, Haddie and Kip are enjoying an extra special delight – shrimp! Well, it’s not REAL shrimp (shhhh don’t tell!). Since the catnip toy came from Cheshire & Wain in London, England I guess it’s technically a … Continue reading

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My Cats In Drag

make-up app used on pets

Okay, maybe not DRAG exactly but cats wearing makeup. I recently wrote a post for Cat Fancy online titled “Cat Blush: Cat Trend or Cat Terror” which garnered a lot of attention. In the post I muse that we have … Continue reading

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