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Liz Moran, Cornelius & Mr. Whiskers

Cedric was a feline roommate of mine, and while he impressed me with his talents (like opening both the refrigerator and the freezer and helping himself to all of the cheese and imitation crab meat his heart desired), he didn’t necessarily SELL me on having a cat. I grew up with a dog—cats weren’t on […]

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Lydia White, Snax & Snüz

I moved from San Francisco to Brooklyn in 2010. It was a big move for me. I didn’t have a job or apartment lined up, but a huge priority was to fulfill my longtime desire to adopt a kitten. It seemed like the best way to ensure that outcome was to secure an apartment of […]

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Uli Beutter Cohen & Raymond

  In 2003, shortly after I moved from Germany to Oregon to go to college, my roommates and I decided to get a cat together. We looked in the classifieds and saw that a cat lady had to give all of her cats away because her family was moving her into assisted living. When we […]

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Camille Moroz & Audrey

I grew up in a household without pets—three younger brothers were beastly enough. I was one of those awkward people who, when forced to interact with animals, mechanically patted their heads and recoiled at any sudden movement. So when my husband suggested we spend a Saturday afternoon visiting BARC shelter’s cat loft, I said, “Ok, […]

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Rebecca Henderson, Dizzi & King

“In 2010, I wandered into Kitty Kind, a cat adoption organization run out of the PetCo at Union Square. A couple of years prior, my friend had adopted sibling cats and raved about them constantly so I was looking for two related or bonded kittens/cats. I had been looking for almost a year but hadn’t […]

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