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PHOTOS: Meet Grumpy Cat, Nala Cat and WWE's Natalya today at Friskies pop-up

The Friskies Create & Taste Kitchen pop-up opens this morning for one day only, and you can meet Grumpy Cat, Nala Cat and WWE Diva Natalya all for a good cause.
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    The motto of the Internet.

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    One of the adoptable cats at the pop-up.

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    Nala Cat's human giver her a pep talk.

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    Find foam Friskies nuggets in the ballpit to win meals for shelter cats.

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    WWE Diva Natalya gets really excited when talking about her four cats.

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    Some of the snacks from last night's press preview.

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    Each tier of scoops is worth a different number of meals for shelter cats.

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    Even grumpy cats need beauty sleep.

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When it comes to sweet versus curmudgeonly, the Internet has decided there’s room in our hearts for both Nala Cat and Grumpy Cat. And today, they’ll be appearing in Midtown to support a cause they can both get behind.

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Meet the cats, and cat-doting WWE Diva Natalya (she has four!), today only at the Friskies Create & Taste Kitchen pop-up, 1701 Broadway near Times Square. While you’re waiting for photo ops with the divas, they’re are a series of friendly competitions — finding Friskies pellets in a ball pit, a tossing game and Plinko — with every point scored converted into a donation of a free meal for shelter cats. The goal is 10,000, so get playing.

There will also be a humans-only ice cream bar, as well as non-celebrity cats from Petfinder available for adoption at the pop-up.

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The “kitchen” part comes in with Grumpy repping #TeamSaucy, because she prefers Friskies SauceSations) while Nala is #TeamTender for Meaty Tenders. Even if you can’t make it to the event, social media posts of cat photos with one of those hashtags are also worth a donated meal.

Friskies Create & Taste Kitchen will open at 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. Here’s the schedule of appearances:

9-11 a.m: Nala Cat
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Grumpy Cat
12-2 p.m.: Natalya
2-3:30 p.m.: Nala Cat
4-5 p.m.: Nala Cat
5:30-7 p.m.: Grumpy Cat

 

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