Tag Archives | Pets

EXTENDED! Cat Cafe Drive For Supplies

As we noted last week, the Cat Café is collecting clean towels, blankets, sheets, and pet beds for NYC’s Animal Care Centers. Initially slated to wrap up on Aug. 28, the drive has been extended until this Friday, September 4.  In addition, the Café is seeking donations of newspapers, either tied up or in bags, which volunteers use […]

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Cat Café Collection for Animal Care Centers

The city’s municipal animal shelters–which are required to accept any animal brought to it–are in need of clean towels, blankets, sheets, and pet beds. Our own Cat Café is coordinating collection, saving you a trip to the borough shelters. You can drop off items at the Café until Friday, August 28, from 10am – noon and 6 […]

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Cats In Covid Crisis

Since mid-March, I’ve been delivering cats. Not in the “giving birth” kind of delivery, but in the “ordering delivery” sense, when someone wants/needs something and someone else brings it to their door. As people began working from home, they wanted a furry companion beside them, or they had the time to devote to a new […]

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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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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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