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CatCon is August 12 & 13 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA.Tickets are available at the Box Office.

  • October 16, 2017

    Let’s Go Global with @izzyandthefluff

    In this second iteration of Let’s Go Global, we traveled over to the Netherlands to meet Izzy and the Fluff (aka...
  • October 13, 2017

    Debunking 3 Black Cat Myths

    October is National Black Cat Awareness Month, and CatCon’s dedicating our blog to #blackcatfriday every Friday this...
  • October 09, 2017

    Let’s Go Global with @Barnaby_Persian

    LET'S GO GLOBAL! CONVERSATIONS WITH CATS AND THEIR HUMANS This is Barnaby. He’s a man about town (or rather, the...
  • October 06, 2017

    31 Black Cats for Your Viewing Purrleasure

    October is International Black Cat Awareness Month. In honor of the occasion, we gathered up 31 photos of the prettiest...
  • October 03, 2017

    Miel Speaks!

    If you’ve been following the coverage of CatCon 2017, you probably saw the inimitable Miel the cat in a few photos...
  • September 28, 2017

    Celebkitties

    Our Kitty Correspondent Brittany got up close and PURRsonal with Ian Somerhalder, Oskar the Blind Cat, Lil BUB and more...
  • September 28, 2017

    Purrveying the Crowd (PAWT 2)

    Join Kitty Correspondent Allegra as she meets more of 2017’s most notable CatConners!
  • September 28, 2017

    The Ellen Show Comes to CatCon!

    “The Ellen Show” sent Andy Zenor to CatCon, where he previewed her line of pet toys for PetSmart, met Julie Newmar,...
  • September 28, 2017

    Street Furshion at CatCon!

    The street FURshion at CatCon was off the chain! Kitty Correspondent Brittany High shows you some of the best!  
  • September 02, 2017

    PURRveying the Crowd

    Join our Kitty Correspondent Allegra Riggio as she PURRveys the crowd at CatCon 2017!
  • August 28, 2017

    Pudge’s Dating Profile

    Pudge is a fabulous, single female feline who’s always on the lookout for the perfect partner to tickle her whiskers....
  • August 28, 2017

    Adoptions at CatCon 2017!

    The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA helped facilitate 150 on-site adoptions at Furever Home Adoption Lounge at...
  • August 25, 2017

    Congrats to the CatCon Awards Winners!

    CatCon 2017 just closed the kitty door on another pawsome event. Its new location (Pasadena Convention Center) and...
  • August 22, 2017

    CatCon 2017 Was PURR-FECT!

    Thanks to all of you who attended the third annual CatCon®, presented by Rachael Ray™ Nutrish®. 15,000+ cat lovers...
  • August 14, 2017

    18 Cats Having A Bad Case Of The Mondays

      The alarm goes off. You open your eyes. Via Imgur   Annnnd immediately hide under the covers. You...
  • August 12, 2017

    Furrocious Fashion at CatCon 2017

    CatCon fans came out in their feline-inspired finery this past weekend. Share your best pix on our Facebook...
  • August 03, 2017

    10 Things to Bring to CatCon (And 1 Thing to Leave Behind)

    WHAT TO BRING 1. COSPLAY Cat ears, accessories, fashion, and cosplay are encouraged! Don't worry, if you...
  • July 30, 2017

    7 Questions for Nala and Fam!

    We recently caught up with three of CatCon’s biggest stars: the sibling trio of Nala, White Coffee Cat, and Luna...
  • July 26, 2017

    Q&A with ASPCA

    We’re proud to partner with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), who...
  • July 20, 2017

    A Day in the Life of Moshow

    We caught up with Moshow, everybody’s favorite cat rapper, and asked him how he spends a typical day. You know him...
  • July 19, 2017

    Catching Up with CatCon Adoptees

    Over the past two years, Catcon’s Adoption Lounge has helped over 178 felines find their forever homes. For...
  • July 17, 2017

    The CatCon Awareness Pavilion

    In addition to the many exhibitors selling merch at CatCon August 12 & 13, we’re proud to include six esteemed...
  • July 17, 2017

    Getting to CatCon!

    Our Kitty Correspondent Brittany has tips to help you get to CatCon, and where you can grab coffee or lunch to fuel...
  • July 16, 2017

    Show Us Your Pet Photos!

    We asked our Facebook followers to share a photo of their cat for All-American Pet Photo Day. Here are just a few of...
  • July 08, 2017

    Where to Eat, Drink, and Play in Pasadena

    Wondering what to do and where to eat when you’re not at CatCon? We’ve got your top go to’s right here! Eat,...
  • June 29, 2017

    The Greatest Cat Films Of All Time

    Any cat will tell you the best movies are the ones about cats. But not all feline films are created equal! Here are our...
  • June 18, 2017

    BLEP!

    We asked our followers on Facebook for pix of their cat showing bleppity-blep peeky tongue. Here are some of our...
  • June 12, 2017

    6 Fan Favorite Fictional Felines

    Garfield    How could we not include Garfield on a list of favorite fictional felines? SPOILER: we...
  • June 01, 2017

    PUDGE – 10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

    1.  I am an Exotic Shorthair cat. That’s why my face is flat and I sound like a little pig. We’re known for being...
  • May 30, 2017

    Get Your Celebricat Meet & Greet Tickets!

    Meet Oskar the Blind Cat Saturday August 12th at 3 pm! Saturday and Sunday we’re offering the opportunity to...
  • May 08, 2017

    Things You Can Buy To Spoil Your Cat

    If you’re reading this, congratulations! Your cat has you trained well. You see an article on how to spoil your cat...
  • May 03, 2017

    Create Your Own Indoor Cat Garden

    Spring is in full bloom, and we thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to pass along some instructions for creating...
  • May 01, 2017

    Koo Koo Kanga Roo Tells All!

    We had a chance to catch up with the Minneapolis based duo, Koo Koo Kango Roo last week, after they created this...
  • April 23, 2017

    10 Cat-tastic Cattoos

    During National Tattoo Week, we asked our CatConWorldwide Facebook readers to share photos of their fabulous cattoos....
  • April 19, 2017

    It’s National Cat Lady Day!

    Cat ladies at CatCon 2016. Image courtesy of @ladybearcat_ on Instagram For far too long the Cat Lady has gotten a...
  • April 07, 2017

    17 Cats That Can’t Wait For The Weekend

    As a wise Canadian rock band once sang: “Everybody’s working for the weekend.” And that includes cats! Well, not...
  • March 28, 2017

    Famous Actors Who Have Played Cats

    There’s nothing better than curling up with your cat to watch a cat film. You know I’m right! And as any...
  • March 23, 2017

    5 Ways to Kitty-Proof Your House

    This is Animal Poison Prevention Week, so it’s a great time to review some of the common household items that are...
  • March 16, 2017

    DIY ‘Nip Knots for Your Cat

    Our CatCon Special Correspondent Angie Bailey is back with a DiY cat toy project, just in time for National Craft...
  • March 07, 2017

    8 Cats Who Must Sleep Now

    Cats are known nap enthusiasts. They also don’t like to miss anything -- especially if it involves treats of any...
  • January 17, 2017

    Announcing Our Presenting Sponsor for 2017

    We’re pleased to announce our presenting sponsor for CatCon 2017 will be Rachael Ray(TM) Nutrish®. In addition to...
  • December 30, 2016

    8 Partying Cats on New Year’s Eve

      The one who’s had a few nip leaves too many Image via ilovebutter, Flickr   The one who...
  • December 17, 2016

    10 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for the Cat Lover in Your Life

    Ack! Christmas is a week away, and Hanukkah begins December 24! We’ve got you covered, though, whether you’re...
  • December 16, 2016

    12 Cats of Christmas

    Christmas is coming, and cats have a few things to say about the holiday season. How long do I have to hang around,...
  • November 21, 2016

    Miss Kitty Pretty Girl: 10 Things I’m Thankful For

    2016 has been a heck of a year! The stressful holiday season is upon us, so what better time than now for me to share...
  • November 01, 2016

    CatCon 2017 is Coming!

    Conversations With Miss Kitty Pretty Girl I have just received word from my human that CatCon 2017 is totally on and...
  • October 30, 2016

    10 Ways I’m More Like a Cat Than a Dog

    We're pleased to bring you this week’s blog from CatCon Special Correspondent Angie Bailey.  I know I spend a lot...
  • October 29, 2016

    Halloween Safety Tips for Cats

    Cats have always been synonymous with Halloween, from witches’ familiars to sweet treats to costumed fairy tale...
  • October 13, 2016

    10 Instagram Cats in Halloween Costumes

    BOO AND MEOW TO YOU! It’s that time of year again - when we start thinking about Halloween costumes … for our...
  • September 04, 2016

    This Labor Day, We Honor These 6 Working Cats

    On Labor Day, we celebrate people who work hard day in and day out to put food on their table and contribute to their...
  • September 02, 2016

    Our Favorite Cat Books for Young Readers

    At the CatCon Field Office, school has been back in session for a couple of weeks now, though we know some of your...
  • June 14, 2016

    Catching Up With… The CatCon Muse

    Journalist Susan Michals was inspired by her cat Miss Kitty Pretty Girl to curate the first Cat Art Show in 2014, and...
  • June 10, 2016

    The Truth Revealed: You CAN Train Your Cat

    Sudan, the author’s cat doing high fives by Marilyn Krieger, CCBC VCA Animal Hospitals will present Marilyn...
  • June 08, 2016

    Furr-ocious Contest Catspiration

    Photo credit: Rocketnews24 We’re looking for your best cat outfit EVER! Thanks to everyone who’s entered our...
  • June 07, 2016

    Q & A with Karn Myers of FixNation

    We’re proud to be partnering with non-profit organization FixNation again this year, with $1 of every CatConLA ticket...
  • June 04, 2016

    It’s Hug Your Cat Day!

    CatConLA Fan Abigail and her cat, Misty Moo It’s #HugYourCatDay! We’re celebrating by giving you $5 off all...
  • June 03, 2016

    Lil BUB – 10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

    1. The correct spelling of my name is Lil BUB, which is short for Lillian Bubbles. 2. I once interviewed First Lady...
  • May 26, 2016

    5 Cat Purrs and Meows We Can’t Resist

    1. Stina and Mossy having a "conversation" - these cuties have over 61 MILLION Likes on YouTube! 2. Tribble, the cat...
  • May 07, 2016

    Happy “Meow-thers” Day!

    Photo credit: Lubava / Shutterstock We here at Team CatCon would like to wish all you mamas a very Happy "Meow-thers"...
  • April 28, 2016

    It’s Hairball Awareness Day

    April 29 is National Hairball Awareness Day. Of course, with a cat in your household, you probably don’t need to be...
  • March 24, 2016

    All About Cat Art Show

    I’m excited to announce CatConLA’s sister project, Cat Art Show 2: The Sequel is debuting TONIGHT at Think Tank...
  • February 14, 2016

    No Kitten, These Valentine Puns are Ridic!

    We learned our lesson! Search "vintage cat valentines" on Pinterest, get sucked into an hour-long black hole of cute...
  • January 25, 2016

    10 Cat Ladies Who Epitomize Chic

    Last year we welcomed Diane Lovejoy, author of Cat Lady Chic to CatConLA for a panel called "Goodbye Dowdy, Hello...
  • January 21, 2016

    Welcome to Our Blog!

    Hi, I’m Susan Michals, creator of CatCon. We’ll be sharing the latest news and updates as we gear up for round two...