Fun Photos from the Meow Mingle

Thu, Jun 2, 2011

Gifts & Miscellaneous

Last week we headed over to Los Angeles for the monthly Meow Mingle at Pussy & Pooch Pethouse & Pawbar and boy did we have a good time! This was an incredible event with tasty treats for humans and felines, giveaways, and tons of cat lovers in attendance.

To my surprise, lots of people brought their cats. Now, this isn’t something I would try with any of my cats, they’d be gone so fast your head would spin. This kind of an event is definitley not for every cat, but the cats that came were really good. Lots of them were used to going out and they seemed fine with all the attention and the other cats.

The fabulous folks from Bark Pet Photography were there to capture all the smiling faces and the stunning felines. I was completely obsessed with a silver tabby American Shorthair named Bones. She is the cutest thing ever!

Celebrities from the cat world were aplenty, including Jackson Galaxy from the new show My Cat From Hell on Animal Planet; Mark Dodge and Karn Myers, founders of FixNation, LA’s leading TNR organization; Peter Wolf, founder of VoxFelina; and Janiss Garza, writer, publisher, and human to Sparkle the Designer Cat (Sparkle did not attend.)

If you live in the LA area, you must stop by Pussy and Pooch. They have a store in downtown LA and another one in Long Beach. They have a huge selection of cool pet gear and the best natural food available. Next month’s Meow Mingle will be at the Long Beach store.

Thanks also to the crew at Creative TV LLC for making a great video summary of the event. (If you can’t see the video below, click here to watch it on the site):

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14 Responses to “Fun Photos from the Meow Mingle”

  1. 1
    Connie

    I so wish I were closer so I could go… but I’m about as far away as I can get..

  2. 2
    Judy

    That looked like a fun social and great pet store! Enjoyed the video, Kate :)

  3. 3
    Jacquie

    Fantastic event! It was terrific to meet Jackson & Kate. I highly recommend Pussy & Pooch to everyone in L.A.- great selection, super mod & such a cheery staff. I’m dying over the Moderncat Studio kitty beds- ohhh so luxe!
    Great meeting you Kate!

  4. 4
    Kim

    How COOL!! I will have to get there one of these days. What an awesome vibe to that store! Great interview!!

  5. 5
    jmuhj

    Looks like fun and enjoyment for one and all — great seeing you and Jackson Galaxy, and of course, all those gorgeous felines, in one place!

  6. 6
    jmsjtb

    I just discovered Tiki Cat (on Amazon) and it is my three kitties absolute new favorite!

  7. 7
    Caren Gittleman

    that looks like it was a complete blast, wish I could have gone :(

  8. 8
    Laurie

    I spy with my little eye my cat’s favorite wet food! She loves Tiki Cat.

  9. 9
    Ingrid King

    What a great event! I can’t believe all the cats that came – amazing! If I ever get out to LA again, I’ll have to put that store at the top of my list of places to visit.

  10. 10
    Amy

    It would be great if you could introduce similar stores in other parts of the country. Also, what is the half-moon shaped, modern bed (appears in some pictures on their website) and where can I buy this?

  11. 11
    fayb

    Can anyone ID the harness In the last photo on the right? It is black.
    It appears that someone has a cat just like my FudgeRipple AND an escape-proof harness.
    THANK YOU!

  12. 12
    Janiss

    I had a great time, and it was so cool seeing you there! I can’t wait to see you again at BlogPaws!

  13. 13
    Barb

    Absolutely love the new wall design.My 2 girls would love it.You should offer it as a free gift & I should win it.


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