Ridgewood, Queens

Kate Ruppert & Smalls

  “I love weird shit. Mark Ryden and Marion Peck art, skulls, rad taxidermy, ugly beauty. I honestly don’t think anyone knew of hairless cats until Austin Powers came out. I certainly didn’t. When I saw the movie in the theater, and Mr. Bigglesworth made his debut, everyone was audibly horrified by the creature. I, […]

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Ridgewood, Queens

Maggie Freleng, Bandit & Daisy

  “I went to the shelter looking for a kitten. I’ve never had a kitten because I always take in older rescues so it was time to treat myself. But when I went to the shelter I found Bandit, a 6-month-old blind cat, the shelter worker said had been there for months. No one wanted […]

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Ridgewood, Queens

Natasha Takemoto & Mochi

  “Mochi came into our lives in March 2014. I had been trying for years to convince my boyfriend that we needed a cat but he wasn’t 100% sure. We moved into a place that was basically above a pet store and I noticed that they were holding an adoption event by a cat rescue […]

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