Celebrating Two Years of Moderncat

Fri, Aug 7, 2009

Gifts & Miscellaneous

Today is the two-year anniversary of the first post on Moderncat. So much has happened since our last anniversary! This year Moderncat was featured on Apartment Therapy as part of Pet Month and again on Behind the Blog. The Pet Elite featured a Moderncat Trend Report. And the always awesome Julia Szabo gave us a shout out in her latest book. It seems that everyone’s buzzing about design for cats!

This year promises to be even bigger and better. Keep an eye out for a few changes to the site that will make it better than ever, thanks to the feedback from the reader survey. You may not be aware, but I recently left my full time job to dedicate more time to Moderncat, as well as the other blog, Catio Showcase, and to make myself available for other projects that help improve the lives of cats. Now I get to work from home with cats on my desk! It’s a dream come true.

As always, I just want to say how much I love my readers! I’m so glad you are all such an active part of this community. Cat people are the best!

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27 Responses to “Celebrating Two Years of Moderncat”

  1. 1
    Cooper

    Wow! Congratulations Kate! To build the modern cat in just two years is a huge accomplishment!

  2. 2
    pretapawte

    Congratulations! I love all the cool cat finds that you write about. Keep up the great work

  3. 3
    angie

    awww happy anniversary!!!! so funny too…as its my wedding anniversary today (the 7th that is)…16 years!

  4. 4
    Beatrice Bellin

    Congrats! It is a dream come true indeed, you’re very brave and I’m sure you’ll make Moderncat an even bigger success in the future – we’re behind you all the way and hope we can celebrate many many more anniversaries! Moderncat is one of my top 5 fav websites!

  5. 5
    Deb

    Congrats on turning two years old. Keep up the great work, your blog is a blast to read and I love discovering new items for my kitties.

  6. 6
    Nancy Wolf

    Happy Anniversary and Congratulations! I love moderncat and appreciate all the work you put into it!

  7. 7
    Lori

    Congrats! And how exciting that you get to do something you love FULL TIME WITH CATS!!! :)

  8. 8
    Laura

    Happy Anniversary! I enjoy modercat!

  9. 9
    Alissa

    Congratulations on all your success! I’ve only recently discovered Moderncat and I love it! It’s my go to site for cat answers and very cool cat stuff. Thanks!

  10. 10
    Bernie

    Congratulations, Cat Lady!

  11. 11
    Alexis

    Congratulations! Wow, you’ve accomplished quite a bit over the last 2 years!

  12. 12
    Karen R

    Congrats! I hope to be reading more for years to come. Cats rule!

  13. 13
    Debra Bashford

    Congratulations !!!!

  14. 14
    loulou

    Congratulations (concats?) on living the dream! Keep up the good work, and here’s to the next two years!

  15. 15
    Dan

    Congrats Kate! We are looking forward to another great year.

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    Kate

    Happy Anniversary! Two wonderful years and going strong :)

  18. 18
    hsiang

    i joined here not too long ago. thank you so much for everything you have done here. this is definitely one of the blogs i have to visit before my day starts every single day. :) congratulations.

  19. 19
    Little Doll

    Happy Anniversary, Moderncat!

  20. 20
    Terrie

    Congratulations!! I love this site and all of the great things you share with us!

  21. 21
    Joshua

    Congrats! I love your blog, and get excited everytime I see an update in my e-mail. I did have a young little kitty earlier this year but found out a few months after getting him that he had cancer, I couldn’t believe it. But now I have a new one on the way and I’m preparing myself with lots of ‘modern cat’ gear. I just put together the Cat Livin’ litter hider last night… looks great! I’m so glad I found moderncat.net. Keep up the great work… Josh (a moderncat guy from down under).

  22. 22
    Alexis

    Congrats, and keep them coming!

  23. 23
    Kyle

    Congrats Katie!

    Moderncat was what tipped the scales for me when I was trying to decide if I ought to keep the stray I found, or give him up for adoption. Finding a whole community of cat people out there that shook off the whole crazy cat people stigma as well as your beautiful guides and links made all the difference. Brody just turned a year old, and I couldn’t be more thrilled.

    Thank you, from both of us.

  24. 24
    jennifer

    Congrats! I love your blog and am always recommending it to friends and family!

  25. 25
    Angus Mhor

    Wow! You’ve taken a big step. But what a way to work! Cats on your desk..couldn’t get any better, could it? I love to read ModernCat. Your posts are always interesting and the Modern Cat furnishings, etc. are innovative and just plain neat! I’d like to fill my house with them!

    Congratulations on your 2nd Blogoversary!

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    Robyns Online World

    Congratulations on your 2 year anniversary! Yours is one of my favorite blogs and I look forward to the feed email daily. It is one of those that I constantly am showing to my husband and son or forwarding to other cat people. Keep up the great work! My cats, Peaches and Lottie, thank you also because they have gotten lots of new goodies and toys as a result of your blog.

  27. 27
    Loora

    Happy Birthday !! i hope you’ll continue your work for many, many years !

    From your fans, Loora (typing) and Be Bop (purring)


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