How to Host a Kitten Shower to Benefit a Rescue Organization

Today, I take you behind the scenes of a kitten shower hosted by the foster mom at Meet the Fosters LA. Christina G., who I’ve featured on the blog before, fosters kittens for Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles. Christina was kind enough to share her tips and photos on how to host a kitten shower to benefit a rescue organization. Continue reading “How to Host a Kitten Shower to Benefit a Rescue Organization”

Cat Doodles, Sketches and More!

The other day, I was scrolling through my hubby’s Instagram account and thought it would be fun to share some of his cat (and other creature) art. While not an artist by profession, Ross can often be found with a sketchbook and pencil in hand. He’s also handy with graphic design – and pretty much anything artsy-fartsy related. Continue reading “Cat Doodles, Sketches and More!”

A Chatty Cats Portrait Sitting

Sophie: Come on, guys! The artist is here!
Dexter: What artist?
Sophie: We’re getting our portraits painted today! I’m so excited!
Olive: Mama, did I sign off on this artist?
Mama: It’s our friend Jen. I didn’t think you’d need to sign off. Who’s going first?
Olive: I will. I want Jen to be fresh for my portrait.
Dexter: Mama, should I put on my bow tie for this?
Harley: I’m hungry! Will food be involved?
Woodrow: JenJen, I love you lots.

Last month I commissioned some portraits of the Three Chatty Cats and the Jr. Associates. And today, I want to share them with you! Continue reading “A Chatty Cats Portrait Sitting”

America’s Family Pet Expo

This past Saturday I attended America’s Family Pet Expo, which is an annual event that takes place at the Orange County Fair Grounds in Southern California. Described as the world’s largest pet and pet products expo, they have everything from adoptable pets and a cat show to pet products and entertainment. I haven’t seen this year’s figures yet, but last year over 50,000 people attended the three-day expo and there are usually hundreds of adoptions each year – including cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, reptiles and more!

It was perfect weather for the expo, which takes place both indoors and outdoors throughout the fairgrounds. Here are some of the things I saw this year.

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