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  • Mews and Nips: First Cat Cafe in the United States Opens Doors in Oakland

    from The Conscious Cat

    Friday October 31st, 2014 at 10:10 PM


    Cat Town Café, the first of its kind in the US, is now open in Oakland, California. The cafe offers a locally sourced menu of light bites and various beverages which customers can enjoy in the company of cats. The Cat Town Cafe will feature an area called the Cat Zone, where cats will be free roaming and available for adoption. Visitors can spend up to an hour in the Cat Zone, and free walk-ins are welcome as space allows. For a $10 donation, you can make a Cat Zone reservation ahead of time,...

  • Jackson Galaxy Collection by Petmate Winner

    from The Conscious Cat

    Friday October 31st, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    Congratulations, Traci D.! Youre the winner of an assortment of toys from the Jackson Galaxy Collection by Petmate and a copy of Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!). Allegra and Ruby not included!

    Look for an e-mail from Ingrid*.

    *Winners were selected by random drawing. Winners need to provide a physical address to which the prize will be mailed within 72 hours of receipt of notification e-mail. If this information is not received, an alternate winner will...

  • Happy Halloween

    from The Conscious Cat

    Thursday October 30th, 2014 at 10:10 PM

    Square_140_halloween-2014-with-text-e1412627950593 Happy Halloween from Allegra, Ruby and Ingrid

    Were celebrating Halloween on our Facebook page today: post photos of your Halloween kitties!

    Make sure you keep your kitties safe tonight! If you open your door to trick or treaters, keep your cats in a safe room so they cant dash outside. Click here for more Halloween safety tips.

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  • Review and Givewaway: The Adventures of Coco Le Chat

    from The Conscious Cat

    Thursday October 30th, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    In The Adventures of Coco Le Chat: The Worlds Most Fashionable Feline, Coco, a tortoiseshell Cornish Rex cat, travels to New York City. Over the course of a week, this fashionable feline visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York City Ballet, Coney Island, Central Park, the Plaza Hotel, and, of course, being a feline fashionista, a number of famous department stores.

    Ill be honest, Im not a fan of putting outfits on cats unless theyre photoshopped. I think most cats would find it...

  • Giveaway: SmartyKat® Feather Whirl™: 3rd Chance (of 6) to Win!

    from The Conscious Cat

    Wednesday October 29th, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    The SmartyKat Feather Whirl is a great way to exercise your kitties, and it provides endless entertainment for the humans. This innovative toy works at the push of a button. The wand whirls and swirls, mimicking prey and inviting kitties to pounce. The toy has a constantly changing pattern that never repeats itself, so cats wont get bored. Non-toxic and safe for cats and kids, the SmartyKat Feather Whirl is made of durable BHA-free plastic so your cat can grab, chew, pull or bite all he or...

  • Allegra, Ruby and the Great Bug Hunting Adventure

    from The Conscious Cat

    Tuesday October 28th, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    The other night, the girls had a big bug huntingadventure, and they wanted to share it with you. I dont know who had more fun: the girls or me. They were utterly fascinated by this new toy in our living room. I was thoroughly entertained watching them try to catch the bug. The level of teamwork they displayed was remarkable; I swear I could hear them strategize on how to best approach this hunt!

    But why dont I let them tell you in their own words.

    Allegra: Ruby, come over here. Youve got to see...

  • One Day Only: Free Download of Adventures in Veterinary Medicine

    from The Conscious Cat

    Monday October 27th, 2014 at 10:10 PM


    Im delighted to be able to offer you my newest book, Adventures in Veterinary Medicine:What Working in Veterinary Hospitals Taught Me About Life, Love, and Myself as a free download for Kindle. If you dont havea Kindle, dont worry.You can download a free reading app to read this and other Kindle books on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and smartphone.

    The book offers a unique look at what really goes on in a veterinary hospital through the eyes of a former veterinary hospital...

  • Review: Neko Flies Birbug and the Telescoping Rod

    from The Conscious Cat

    Monday October 27th, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    Allegra and Ruby love their Neko Flies toys. The toys are developed and created by Ellen Tsuyuki, a multiple cat owner who was dissatisfied with toys available in the cat toy marketplace. Her company, Nekochan Enterprises, Inc., specializes in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of unique, high quality pet products. All of the Neko Flies attachments mimic critters cats might encounter in the wild and let me tell you, the likeness to the real thing is almost a bit eerie,...

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