Cats

Cats more welcome in NYC apartments than dogs, new data shows

Dogs are among the most beloved New Yorkers, but new data shows that their arch rivals may actually be more welcome tenants in NYC apartments. That’s right, according to new data from real estate and analytics firm NeighborhoodX, cats have a slight edge over dogs when it comes to pet-...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:26pm

PHOTOS: Inside the ASPCA's Kitten Nursery, the cutest place in NYC

It's just over three weeks into kitten season and New York City's first dedicated facility for saving kittens is already filling up. As of May 9, the ASPCA's Kitten Nursery has taken in 209 kittens, with a capacity for 300.  “We opened here April 15, and they were slow...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

New Yorkers can now foster the tiniest kittens through the ASPCA

Think you’re up for the challenge of caring for a kitten? Spring has sprung which means “kitten season” has begun at New York City’s animal shelters, which can quickly fill up and, needless to say, make for a less than ideal place to get a start on life. Fostering is an...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:34pm

5 ways Jackson Galaxy's Cat Camp will improve your life

As the host of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell, Jackson Galaxy is a friend to cats and their owners everywhere. But he found something special at last year’s first-ever Cat Camp — so much that he’s now a name partner in the event, back for a second year May 5-6 at Penn...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:55pm

This cat loves wearing clothes so much, he won't take them off!

Meet Sora, an orange tabby with a wardrobe as big as yours.   He won the dogs over pretty quickly, especially Kacy. They really love each other. ❤😺❤🐶 A post shared by Sora (@soracatfashionicon) on Feb 25, 2018 at 9:53am PST Unlike other cats content...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:29pm

Will Travel For Cats: The Best Destinations for Cat Lovers

For the cat lover who also loves to travel, a number of interesting and unexpected destinations provide furry love as well as cultural understanding. The Coliseum The Italian word “gattare” is slang for “crazy cat lady,” and to see le gattare in action, visit the Coliseum...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 7:46pm

See into the private lives of cat lovers at the Cat Film Festival

Cats have already won the battle for the internet’s heart and even made headway in the film world recently with “Kedi” and “Keanu.” And this weekend, they be the stars of the first-ever Cat Film Festival. Kicking off in New York City on Dec. 9 before going on the road...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:21pm

'Cat Friday:' The ASPCA's adoption deal you can’t refuse

We all know that Black Friday is the day people shop until they drop, but for those looking to bring a feline friend home for the holidays, the ASPCA might have a deal you can’t refuse. For the seventh year in a row, the day after Thanksgiving is the ASPCA’s “Cat Friday,”...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:29am

Ratted out: Mortal enemies become 'best friends' at Brooklyn cat cafe

Rats might steal mail or dance on poles in New York City, but they also babysit orphaned kittens. Despite being Mayor Bill de Blasio’s sworn enemy, the rats in a Brooklyn cat cafe are sleeping with their enemies —cats —at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe in Brooklyn Heights....

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 6:10pm

The Oatmeal's new app will help you determine if your cat is a homicidal maniac

The Oatmeal, the cartoon blog that brought you the card game Exploding Kittens, is venturing into public safety (wink, wink) with its new app, “Is your cat plotting to kill you?” According to the instructions, you first need to download the app (right now only available for...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:04pm

‘Kitty Hall’ adoption event finds fur-ever homes for felines

Updated, June 30: More than a dozen cats found their humans during Thursday's "Kitty Hall" adoption event in City Hall Park. It was the first-ever pet adoption put on by a city mayor.   “Kitty Hall is a purr-fect example of our commitment to animal welfare, and we are...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:16pm

Take an exclusive look at 'My Cat from Hell's' big episode, Homeward Bound

Animal Planet’s “My Cat from Hell” is back on Saturday for another episode and we have an exclusive look at the Cat Daddy's upcoming show. And it's a big one with tiny co-stars. Jackson Galaxy, a long-time rescue animal advocate, got his start at a shelter in Boulder...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:07pm

New job opening requires you to play with cats all day

Dream job alert: If you love playing with cats all day, and you’re also looking for a career change, then it's time to polish up your dusty resume. A veterinary clinic located in Dublin, Ireland, has a job opening that involves cuddling adorable kittens for a living. If you're a...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:57pm

Find the fur baby your life is missing at Union Square’s Adoptapalooza

If your New York apartment is missing the pitter-patter of a four-legged fur baby, or you’re someone who tries to make eye contact with every dog you see on the street in hopes you can pet it, you’re going to want to go to Adoptapalooza in Union Square Park on Sunday. The annual...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:03am

'My Cat From Hell' host Jackson Galaxy talks his new show and road tripping with cats

Jackson Galaxy, the man restoring cat mojo one household at a time, is known as the “cat daddy” by his “My Cat From Hell” fans, but the cat behaviorist/musician has gone to the dogs. Galaxy took some time out from filming his next project for Animal Planet, “Cat Meets...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 8:58am

NYC animal shelter leads nation in finding fur-ever homes for cats and dogs

Finding a new home can often be a nightmare for New Yorkers, but the process has become a little easier for four-legged residents thanks to Animal Care Centers of NYC. According to ACC’s first-quarter data that was released Wednesday, the center’s overall placement rate for adoptable...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:43am

Photos: NYC's first-ever 'Cat Camp'

Felines in need of a home and the humans who love them met for a two-day catstravaganza: the first-ever Cat Camp, in Manhattan's Metropolitan Pavilion.Organized by Christina Ha — co-founder of New York City's first cat cafe, Meow Parlour — Cat Camp featured speakers including Jackson Galaxy, of "My...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:40pm

NYC hosts first ‘Cat Camp’

Forget the tired “cat lady” stereotype. There are cat people everywhere, especially in New York City, which is home to more than half a million pet cats and up to half a million strays.This weekend, adoptable cats and the people who love them will come together for the first time at Cat Camp, a two...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 5:00am

Celebrate Le Cat Cafe's one-year anniversary

Originating in Taiwan nearly two decades ago, the cat cafe has finally found a place in the city of Philadelphia. Brewerytown’s Le Cat Cafe is Philly’s first cat cafe, which opened its doors nearly a year ago to cat lovers in our fair city. It not only offers comfy seating for you and your new...

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:00am

We're 'Keeping up with the Kattarshians'

Kim Kardashian might have needed a sex tape for her reality TV star to shine, but these kittens are making tape that is totally suitable for work."Keeping Up with the Kattarshians" is a popular Icelandic reality show featuring adoptable cats. The four feline divas from the 24-hour lives stream have...

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:09pm