East Village

Emmy DaVirro & Maxine

My husband and I both grew up in anti-cat households. We blame it on our respective mothers’ allergies, not on anyone’s true hatred of the creatures. A year ago we began to toy with the idea of adding a furry roommate to our East Village life, but knew from childhood experience that dogs were more […]

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East Village

Allie Wuest & Claude

  “I may be biased, but I think he’s a very special cat. Most people who meet him are surprised that he acts more like a puppy than a cat. He’s truly the most confident cat I’ve ever met—friendly, playful, outgoing. Claude is a ragdoll breed, so he’s “floppy,” meaning he loves to be held […]

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East Village

Yael Borensztein & Phoebe

  “Growing up, my siblings and I enjoyed the company of geckos, turtles, a DIY backyard pond- never anything furry or snuggly. So not long into my newly independent young adult life, I decided it was time to go in on the real thing and adopt a puppy. Eleven humiliating and angsty days later, I […]

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East Village

-SMALLS CAT FOOD CAMPAIGN- Maggie Vocos, Millie & Scaredy

*This post is from my campaign shoot for Smallsforsmalls.com* “Millie and Scaredy were an accidental package deal when we adopted them. Scaredy was only 6 weeks old and needed a foster family so when we got Millie at a year old, Scaredy joined. Then, of course, we couldn’t say goodbye. I think the biggest difference […]

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East Village

Meghan Farrell & Blue

“Blue and I found each other last September. Every day I’d take the subway at Union Square, and almost every day I’d see her playing in her cage. She was with a woman who was offering cats for adoption. The kittens in other cages slept peacefully. Blue, however, was a pistol. She would try to […]

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