Caticons Celebrates National Pet Day by Donating to Alley Cat Allies

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In honor of National Pet Day, April 11th,  Caticons will donate $3 to Alley Cat Allies for every Caticons book purchased through our website www.caticons.info on April 10 and 11, 2019.  A global leader in TNR (trap/neuter/return), Alley Cat Allies works tirelessly with animal shelters, veterinarians, communities and legislators around the world to protect cats.  … Read More

Please Join Caticons at MEOW DC on April 27!

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Caticons will be exhibiting at Meow DC on April 27, 2019, at Dock 5, Union Market in Washington, DC.  This cat extravaganza benefiting the Humane Rescue Alliance brings together wonderful cat-related items for purchase, cats for adoption, demonstrations, veterinarians, and cat behaviorists. Created by the merger of the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal … Read More

The Cats and I are Ready for Spring!

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The Cats and I are ready for Spring! After what feels like a year of rainfall and having received over 2 inches yesterday alone which broke records for the most rainfall received EVER in March at Dulles Airport, I am quite ready for the warmth of Spring and a profusion of colorful flowers.  On the … Read More

Welcome Spring! And Please Wipe Your Paws!

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“For first he looks upon his forepaws to see if they are clean.” —Christopher Smart (Shipbourne, England 1722-1771 London) poet, in “Jubilate Agno, Fragment B, 1763” as quoted in Caticons, 2017, page 76 March is said to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb.  I love the feline reference and this … Read More

Mourning the Loss of Karl Lagerfeld with Condolences to Choupette

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 “I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat.” —Karl Lagerfeld, as quoted by CNN’s Fashion Week: Backstage Pass, 2013 Fashion lost an icon this week in the passing of Karl Lagerfeld, the visionary designer who reinvented the Chanel brand.  The cat world also lost one of its most ardent cat … Read More

Cats Love Without Prejudice

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“Cats look beyond appearances—beyond species entirely, it seems—to peer into the heart.” —Barbara L. Diamond (Queens, New York 1939-) actor and director The capacity that cats show for love is not simply limited to their interactions with humans, as beautifully revealed in this Walter Hunt painting of a tiny kitten rubbing affectionately against a kind … Read More