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Sibba Hartunian & Huxley

I decided to adopt a cat soon after I moved to New York in 2013. I had always wanted a big, lazy cat to cuddle and watch movies with. I was in for a rude awakening when I brought Huxley home from Animal Care and Control. At almost 19 pounds, he may be considered big […]

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Yael Peet, Ted & Hobbes

I am lucky enough to have two boisterous boy cats in my life, very different in personality but equally lovable.  Funnily enough though, my role as cat lady began when I was ten. I even have proof in the form of an embarrassing but hilarious snapshot. My mother took me to a portrait studio with […]

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Thanu Yakupitiyage, Bug & Fish

  I got Bagheera and Fisher (Bug and Fish for short) in early November 2016 with my partner, literally two days before the fateful election of he-who-I-refuse-to-name. My partner and I joke that we got them because we were stressed out by the election, and well, clearly having them around has helped us cope with […]

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Jessica Joiner & Slipper

I found Slipper through the powers of the internet. I was tagged several times in a post featuring 3 street kittens in need of a home. I never really considered myself a cat person, but when I saw this little ginger baby I felt him calling for me. So, I did some research and reached […]

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Chelsea Trout & Mushu

  “I began fostering with the NYCACC in the beginning of 2014. It was my junior year in college, and I felt simultaneously compelled to begin volunteering again and severe separation anxiety from having a pet. It was a fairly quick progression into fostering kittens for me. I started fostering 1-2 kittens every few months, […]

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Sara Anderson & Loki

  “This cat has more personality and sass than any animal I have ever met. We are inseparable. We are best friends. Loki came into my life shortly after I moved to Syracuse, NY with my boyfriend Brent, who was working on completing a graduate program at the time. We are both from Minnesota and […]

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Tea Leigh & Mush

“Mush was found at a meat packing plant somewhere outside of Philly by some union workers who took him in, got him back to health and then sent him to the shelter. They found him with a bum eye, eatin’ street meat. Mush came into my life when I met my partner. He had had […]

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Theadora Paulucci & Cleo

  “Cleo came to me and my partner through my partner’s best friend, who had been vacationing in Texas wine country with her friend from home and their moms. A small kitten approached them when they reached their vacation rental like she had been waiting for them. Our friend was certain she belonged to someone […]

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Alex Bak & Ace

“We knew my mother was very sick for a while, and that she didn’t have long to live. She lived in Denver, and I live in New York. I visited her at the start of last August and we knew she was getting bad, but we thought she had a few more months at least, […]

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