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Cats & Mats: Yoga at Brooklyn Cat Cafe on Sunday

What better way to start your Sunday than with stretching and yoga surrounded by felines? Join Luisa Noelle Howell at Brooklyn’s own cat cafe on Atlantic Avenue this Sunday morning at 9:30. A certified personal trainer and yoga guide, Howell makes her cat café debut.  Come stretch your body and your mind while spending some […]

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A Literary Evening At The Brooklyn Cat Cafe

It hasn’t been open for very long, but the Brooklyn Cat Cafe has already found its place in the fabric of our neighborhood. Widely covered by local and national media, it was most recently featured in Condé Nast Traveler, and its schedule of events for the neighborhood is in full swing. Next Wednesday, June 22, […]

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What’s With the Cat Café on Atlantic Avenue?

There are two types of people in this world. People who love cats… and the rest of us. Count me among the rest of us, with the added bonus of an acute allergy to cats. So when I heard that a cat café was opening on Atlantic Avenue, I was befuddled. People want to go and […]

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Cats With Mats: Sunday Yoga at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe

Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition’s very own cat cafe opened last weekend to brisk business  (full post to come on that soon), entertaining visitors of all ages who have packed the place at 149 Atlantic Avenue, only too happy to hang out with cats and kittens in the cozy space. But on Sunday morning (May […]

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The Kittens Are Coming!

Following the success of a pop-up café in Fort Greene last fall, Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will open a permanent cat café on Atlantic Avenue this week, with a gala opening on Friday night followed by its official opening to the public on Saturday. “We’ve been working on it for months,” said the BBAWC’s […]

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Lost Gray/White Cat on Monroe Place?

Our friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tell us that they’ve been contacted about a gray and white cat recently spotted on Monroe Place. It doesn’t seem to have a home, and the person who saw it said that she had never seen the cat in the neighborhood before. We’d love to help get […]

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Brooklyn Heights Kittens Hit the Puppy Bowl Big-Time

Kittens rescued by our own Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will be appearing during Sunday’s Puppy Bowl XII’s Kitty Half-Time Show on Animal Planet on February 7. This isn’t the first time that our local rescue felines have been featured by the network; in 2013, a mama cat and kittens rescued from Hurricane Sandy by BBAWC were featured on an episode […]

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Open House Friday at Re-Opened Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital

Nine months after its first scheduled re-opening, the veterinary office at the corner of Hicks and Cranberry is throwing open its distinctive red door to greet the Brooklyn Heights animal-loving community. Dr. Heather Thomson purchased the practice, long a neighborhood veterinary fixture, in November of 2013, and after operating for a year, closed for what […]

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The BHB Ten for 2015!

Here, in no particular order, are the people you, the readers, and we nominated for the Brooklyn Heights Ten for the past year, 2015. Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot and daughter Gracie: The sudden and unexpected loss of BHB’s founder, publisher, contributor, and guiding light John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo last April left all of us on […]

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Gorgeous Calicoes Seek A New Home in 2016

From Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Kari and her sister Khleo were returned to BBAWC after they were adopted as kittens in August 2012. It would be wonderful if these sisters could be adopted as a pair, but each could be happy as a single cat if she received lots of attention. Kari, Khleo and their […]

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