Portland

Nica Demaria & Stripe (Kitty)

I inherited my cat from an ex-boyfriend who I lived with for over 5 years. He had adopted the cat as a kitten for his daughter’s 6th birthday shortly before we met. Through the endless stress and tumultuousness of our complicated relationship and stepfamily dynamic, Kitty remained a source of calm for both of us. […]

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Portland

Ali Kasper, Senator & Francis

Before meeting my girlfriend, I always considered myself a dog person. But when I met her cat–Senator Milk Mann (AKA Milky, Milk Boy, or Senny) –I fell in love. Everything from the beauty mark on his nose to his chubby little dad bod and even his grumpy old man personality had me charmed. After becoming so […]

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Portland

Stephanie Buer & Matilda

I have loved cats my entire life. I had my first kitten when I was about 3 years old, I named him puffy. I can’t remember a time in my life when there was not a significant cat friend by my side. I got Lucy and Matilda just after I graduated from Art College, in […]

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Downtown Brooklyn

Lizz Hill Wiker, Prince & Stevie

My husband and I made the decision not to have children. Instead, we found ourselves wanting to adopt a pet and since we both grew up with cats, we decided that would be a good fit for us. We talked off and on for a couple of years, never really landing on the right time, […]

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Portland

Molly Douglas & Margot

  Margot and I are definitely two peas in a pod – we’re both fairly introverted, gentle, and very independent, but all we really want is love and attention (astrologically, we are both Aries, so that might explain it). Before I got Margot, I don’t think I believed that a cat (at least a cat […]

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