James Franco Takes A Cat Nap

His Academy Awards co-hosting gig is on the horizon, but before he hobnobs with Hollywood heavyweights actor James Franco took some time to hang out with Sammy and Zelda, the cats who have starring roles in his personal life. Taking their roles as stress-relievers very seriously, Franco’s two purring pals provided the Oscar-nominated actor with […]

Best Friends Host ACATemy Awards Adoption Events

More than 200 cats and kittens who are looking to land a starring role in someone’s life are currently preparing for their red carpet appearance at Best Friends Animal Society’s first annual ACATemy Awards. Potential pet parents will meet a glamorpuss at every turn, including Cat Winslet, Audrey Heppurr, Jon Paw Jovi, Meowie Mandel, Lauren […]

New Cat at Number 10 Downing Street

He began the year without a home, but as of February 15, 2011 Larry the cat is living the good life at one of the world’s most recognized addresses, Number 10 Downing Street. Taken in from the streets of London by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in January, the staff at the popular animal welfare […]

Christopher Coppola Promotes L.A. Cat Guy Week

A filmmaker with a famous family name, Christopher Coppola is currently directing manly men toward the idea of adopting a companion of the purring persuasion as part of Much Love Animal Rescue’s Cat Guy Week in L.A. The brother of Nicolas Cage and nephew of Francis Ford Coppola plays a part in debunking the myth […]

Cats “Create” Best Coast Music Video

The new music video from Best Coast is the cat’s meow, in more ways than one! Not only does “Crazy For You” have a toe-tapping beat, the clip was created by a budding Brian de ‘Paw’ma and a crew of cool cats. The L.A.-based indie band’s lead singer Bethany Cosentino often finds ins’purr’ation from her […]

The Algonquin Hotel Welcomes Matilda III

There’s a new ‘kit’ on the block on West 44th Street. After 13 years of greeting guests at the midtown Manhattan landmark, 15-year-old Matilda II (seen in the photo to the right) has retired her post at the Algonquin Hotel for the sweet life at a posh pre-war Brooklyn apartment– making way for a new […]

Most Popular Cat Names of 2010

Brando, Jimmy Dean, Monty….. their Hollywood names may give the members of my feline family a small claim to fame, but my fur babies can’t boast that their monikers made it on to the Veterinary Insurance Co. (VPI) list of the most popular cat names of 2010. Gathered from a database of more than 485,000 […]

Whiskers in Wonderland, Dec. 18-19, 2010, Manhattan

Have yourself a Meow-y little Christmas this year by attending Whiskers in Wonderland! Hosted by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals and Best Friends Animal Society, the two-day feline fete is the season’s largest pet adoption event in New York City, featuring hundreds of kittens and cats as well as rabbits, guinea pigs and other […]

Macy’s Holiday Windows Pet Adoptions Campaign Underway

To paraphrase Patti Page’s toe-tapping tune about our tail-wagging chums, animal lovers will find themselves asking “How Much is That Doggie (or kitty!) in the Window?” as they stroll by Macy’s in San Francisco during the 24th annual Macy’s Holiday Windows Pet Adoption Campaign. Through January 2, 2011, the display at Stockton and O’Farrell streets […]

Betty White Helps to Launch Happy, Healthy Cat Photo Contest

Betty White is the world’s perennial Golden Girl, and she’s also the cat’s meow in the eyes of feline fans thanks to her involvement with the Happy, Healthy Cat Photo Contest. The contest from Sergeant’s® Pet Care Products and the Morris Animal Foundation is in celebration of the organization’s annual campaign which shines a spotlight […]