Fabulous Gifts for Cat Loving Women! (+ Discount Codes!)

Cat Lady Box

Avoid Black Friday insanity by checking out these I HAVE CAT picks for the cat-loving women in your life (or just treat yourself!)! And yes, we’re offering exclusive discount codes so don’t miss out!   CAT LADY BOX  you’re likely familiar … Continue reading

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Felines of New York – The Book

Felines of New York

You may have heard of the “Humans of New York“, but have you heard of  “Felines of New York: A Glimpse Into the Lives of New York’s Feline Inhabitants”? Jim Tews, a comedian by trade who made his feature debut on … Continue reading

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#BetterWithPets Emotional Wellness

Pudge Better With Pets

I was very excited that this year’s Nestle Purina Better With Pets Summit focused on the emotional wellness of our furry companions. Specifically in their words: “This year’s BWP Summit will center around emotional wellness for pets and people who love … Continue reading

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Tidy Cats Litter Selector (and Giveaway!)

Tidy Cats

The folks at Tidy Cats know that litter is most certainly NOT a once-size-fits-all-homes (or cats) type proposition. Tidy products range the gamut from clay to lightweight clay to newspaper based and even a pine/corn combo. And that doesn’t even take into … Continue reading

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Cat Man Monday: David Williams, “Men With Cats”

David Williams Men With Cats

Today I’m excited to be honoring David Williams, the author of the upcoming photography book, Men With Cats: Intimate Portraits of Feline Friendship  (pre order your copy now!) as our Cat Man Monday! David and I met, fittingly enough, at The Algonquin … Continue reading

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Hatch, The Carrier That Gives You & Your Pet Peace of Mind

Hatch Pet Carrier

Have you ever unzipped your cat’s carrier open a little (or a lot) in order to comfort him or her on the way to the vet – or even a the vet’s office? Guilty as charged.   A photo posted … Continue reading

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#BetterWithPets (Cats and Kittens!)

Tamar Arslanian

Last week I was fortunate to be invited to the 3rd Annual Nestle Purina Better With Pets Summit that focus about the human pet bond and how pets and people are better together. As you can see I was excited to … Continue reading

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Cats of the Pacific Northwest (Part 3)

Oskar The Blind Cat

If you’re just joining us now, be sure to check out the first and second installations of this three part series (part 1 is rather dramatic – as it pertains to me not cats). Seattle: Felines, Food and Form I won’t keep … Continue reading

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Cats of the Pacific Northwest (Part 2)

meowbox catman

If you haven’t yet read Part 1 of this installment I encourage you to do so as it was certainly eventful! I was remiss in not including a few things about my trip to Portland. Namely that we did of … Continue reading

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Inside KitTea, San Francisco’s Cat Cafe

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Today’s post is written by my friend and San Francisco resident Karen Merzenich who went to hang out with cats at KitTea just for us (so selfless!). So here’s a sneak peek until you can get there yourself. And yes, … Continue reading

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Tidy Gives You More (Giveaway)

Tidy Cat lightweight litter

As with food, the litter you choose to use for your cat is a personal choice with many factors to take into consideration. But if you you use clay litter and have tried – or are curious about – lightweight clay … Continue reading

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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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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!


***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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