Upper West Side

Paulina Pinsky & Jack

“My adoration and obsession with Jack Bird Pinsky is unfounded, unprecedented, and confusing, because I am damaged goods. I had a terrorist for a cat growing up. He would bite me on the face if I got too close; my mother would always laugh and say, “That’s a love bite! He loves you!” But I […]

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Upper West Side

Holly Mascaro & Sirius, Severus

  “Before adopting my Harry Potter-themed kitties, Sirius and Severus, I was looking for a more colorful cat – I grew up with black and tuxedo cats, and wanted to switch it up. Of COURSE, the skinny, big, elegant black cat alone in his cage immediately caught my eye – I felt destined to give […]

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Park Slope

Alexandra King & Lois, Maxine

“Lois and Maxine are 7-year old sisters. My husband adopted them five years ago from a no-kill shelter in Chicago, and named them after local diner waitresses. Even though they were the only kittens in the shelter that day, my husband said that everyone kept stopping to look, then immediately walking past their cage because […]

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Williamsburg

Sunny Shokrae & Elliot, Huey

“The person I married had three cats and at the time I was worried because I never really understood them and to be honest they frightened me a little. Cats in general seemed so unpredictable and vicious. His 3 cats (one lives upstate now), two brothers that he rescued from the ASPCA and the other […]

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Midtown

Alvina Bokhari & October

“I met baby October on the eve of my 21st birthday. He was the best birthday surprise! October was found inside a cardboard box behind an office in Long Island. As soon as I held him I was so in love. This is a new experience for me because October is my first pet. I […]

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Bed-Stuy

Simone Thompson & Nigel

  “It was the brutal winter of 2015 & as I sat in my poorly heated Flatbush apartment my girlfriend presented me with a tiny, scrappy little black kitten by the name of Nigel. Nigel was big enough to fit in the palm of my hand and street smart enough to be unmistakably feral. He possessed […]

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Portland

Monica Choy & Linus

  Monica has two cats- Linus and Zorro, but Zorro had other plans and couldn’t be found in time for these photos. They were adopted 4 years ago on Monica’s birthday after her husband @southersalazar drew her a little coupon to pick out a kitten from a feral litter found on their friend’s property. “I […]

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