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Kids’ Day at the Cat Cafe

This Saturday, February 18th, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will welcome kids (and of course kits) for a reading with author Max Goodman from 11 am to 3 pm. Goodman will read from his book The Secret Life of Lilykins at noon and at 2 pm, and other activities will include cat-themed crafts, games, and pictures with […]

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Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Cafe!

These kittens are more than just pretty faces: they’re also award winners! Congratulations to the Brooklyn Cat Café on Atlantic Avenue, winner of this year’s Atlantic Avenue LDC Annual Holiday Window Design contest. Windows on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and Fourth Avenue were eligible, and these cool cats netted a $500 prize for the […]

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Friday: Classic Mewvie Night at Brooklyn Cat Cafe.

On Friday night, join the felines at Brooklyn Cat Cafe for a screening of the 1938 comedy Bringing Up Baby starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Tickets are $20 and include a soda and a snack; proceeds contribute to the rescue, TNR, and adoption work of Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition. The show starts at […]

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Adopting A Cat: What To Expect

On Thursday at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Atlantic Avenue, Mike Phillips will talk about how to successfully integrate a  rescue cat into your home in his talk “Happily Ever After: Post-TNR Tips On Bringing a New Cat Home.” He’ll offer suggestions and techniques to calm adopters, cats and rescuers at all stages of the adoption […]

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Election Night at the Cat Cafe

Scientific studies show that the company of an animal can help to reduce stress, so the good folks at Brooklyn Cat Cafe are doing their part to help us get through election night. Head to the cafe (149 Atlantic Ave, between Henry and Clinton) on Tuesday night to watch the returns (and some cat videos) […]

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Hallowe’en and Other Events at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

The Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Atlantic Avenue continues to up its offerings, hosting a variety of events over the next few weeks to help benefit its rescue, trap-neuter-return, and adoption initiatives, connect our community with its feline inhabitants, and help the Cafe’s residents find their permanent homes. Check the Cafe’s website for details and ticket […]

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UPDATED: Bailey’s Home! Bailey Lost in Brooklyn Heights

Update: the good folks at BHVH posted on their Facebook page this morning that Bailey is home. Our friends at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital alerted us on Facebook this morning to this missing dog, who got off her leash this morning. More details if they become available…     Please call 917 656 4074 if you’ve […]

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UPDATED: LEO IS FOUND!

UPDATE: Estella got in touch to say that Leo had made his way to one of the nearby buildings being renovated and gotten himself behind a wall on the elevator. Estella was able to get to him and he’s now back home, safe and sound. *************** Leo, the resident feline at James Weir Florist at […]

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This Week’s Adoptable Pets: Julie and Cici

As temperatures fall, what could be better than a feline to snuggle up with on a chilly autumn afternoon? And what could warm your heart more than giving a home to a cat that really needs one? Fortunately, our friends at Infinite Hope and Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition (and of course the Brooklyn Cat […]

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Blessing of the Animals Sunday

This Sunday, October 2 is St. Francis Day, honoring the saint who showed special compassion to animals. Accordingly, both St. Ann & the Holy Trinity and Grace churches will hold ceremonies at which pets of all kinds may be blessed. The services at St. Ann’s, located at Clinton and Montague streets, will be held in […]

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