Tag Archives: NYC

To Catch a Cat: How Three Stray Kittens Rescued Me (Book Review)

Heather Green

To Catch a Cat: How Three Stray Kittens Rescued Me is a memoir written by former journalist Heather Green about a time in her life when she was a single – albeit with a boyfriend – career woman living and working … 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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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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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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(Post) Mother’s Day Post

Tamar Arslanian with Mom

To honor Mother’s Day’s in past year’s I’ve covered a lot of different territory* from:  5 (Cat) Mother Archetypes – which one are you? Writing about my Mom (complete with old school pics!) and how she always recounts my birth … Continue reading

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Dog Cafes: Food + Dogs = Questionable

source: The Dog Cafe Indiegogo campaign page

Yes, there is in fact a post about dogs from I HAVE CAT in your news feed or inbox today. I just couldn’t help myself when I heard about the latest crowd-funding trend: Raising money to open Dog Cafes in … Continue reading

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A Trip To New York At Christmas Time

Rockefeller Center Tree 2014

Okay, so I’m a day late in wishing everyone a proper MERRY CHRISTMAS! Here’s the card I created but ever got around to printing. Thankfully I made it though the night without being eaten alive after taken these photos! Thought … Continue reading

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My Visit to New York City’s First Cat Cafe

Purina One Cat Cafe NYC

As a cat obsessed loving New Yorker hearing about cat cafe’s popping up all over the world  – Italy, Paris, England, LA and San Francisco – it’s hard not to feel left out. When do we get a cat cafe? We ARE … Continue reading

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10 Embarrassing Singleton Confessions

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  1. I hate Brazilians (the wax not the people).  I’ve had it once. Never again. Not because it’s painful – which it is –  but because it made me feel fat.  I don’t need another body part to have … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Day

It was late August in the summer of 2001.  Unemployed at the time, I was paying a visit to the unemployment office in the financial district (no phoning it in or going online like today). Coming up out of the … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Feline Kind

Today’s post is brought to you by guest blogger Gina K. Callaghan, who lives in New York City with three cats: Bubba, age 21, Chyron, age 13 and Stanni, age 9. ******************* Meeting people online can be rewarding – or fraught … Continue reading

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