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Stretching & Snuggling With The Cat Café

While the good folks at the Brooklyn Cat Café have continued to rescue and care for animals over the last month, it has, like so many other neighborhood businesses, been closed to the public and suspended its popular classes. But no more! In partnership with AirBNB Experience, the Café will begin offering its popular Stretch and Snuggle […]

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Brooklyn Cat Café Launches Emergency Foster Network

For the last several weeks, I’ve been transporting cats from the Café to and from foster and adoptive homes. As people have been required to stay home, many have decided that it’s the perfect time to foster or adopt a new pet. Now, the Café is providing support for people who already have pets and who may […]

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Helping Cats in the Time of Coronavirus

Working from home? Schooling from home? What better time to bring a furry friend in as a foster? You definitely need some company now that you’re cooped up, and now that the kids are home, they can learn all about the care and feeding of a foster feline (or four). Our own Brooklyn Cat Cafe […]

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Happy update: Fidget’s home!

A welcome report from Fidget’s owner: “She’s home!!! She’s an old lady and I’m so happy that she’s safe and warm. I have no clue where she went for 2 days!” Here she is, sleeping on her owner’s chest minutes after returning.   This feline beauty has been missing since earlier today. Fidget is gray […]

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Dog Poop Vigilante Redux 2020

[Warning: Do not read this while eating, or if you generally have a weak stomach.] Long time readers may recall the dog poop vigilante of 2011 who took matters into her own hands and taped signs around two lumps of dog feces left on Hicks St. reading, “Pick up your sh*t or don’t have a dog” and “What […]

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Kitten Bowl 2020!

Are you ready for some…kittens? Head to the Cat Café on Sunday afternoon to catch the felines in action during Kitten Bowl VII. This furocious competition returns to the Hallmark Channel, celebrating cat adoption and advocacy. Beth Stern returns to host. Each year Kitten Bowl puts the spotlight on a handful of rescues, and this […]

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Get to the Cat Café Right Meow!

Yuk it up this Thursday, November 14, when the Cat Café on Montague Street hosts a comedy night from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $20. Comedy not your thing? Then join those flexible felines on Wednesday nights for a yoga/stretch/snuggle session, in which you’ll learn how to use active stretching to help lengthen and […]

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UPDATE Lost Dog: Help Find Alba

10/3 UPDATE: A BRIDGE TOO FAR Alba was found around 10:00 am this morning (Thursday) IN MANHATTAN by a good samaritan walking her two pit bulls in East River Park near the Manhattan Bridge (yes, Alba crossed the bridge!) Luckily the adventurous pooch was still wearing her collar and the dog-loving saviour contacted her owners immediately. Alba’s […]

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Dolly Needs A New Home

From the good folks at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital: For health reasons, a BHVH client needs to find a new home for her 13-year-old Maltese. This photo may be a few years old, and Dolly herself is dealing with some health issues: skin allergies and bad teeth. And, of course, she’s a senior girl. This […]

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Bye for Meow, Clark Pet

Early Monday afternoon, this text message (which I’ve edited for clarity) hit my phone: Dear valued customers, This is Mike, the owner of Clark Pet. Due to the very high rent of Clark Pet store, the store is moving to DUMBO, to my giant big branch store named Pet Promise located at 140 Plymouth St. […]

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