City Life

This 26-Pound Adoptable Chonk Sure Looks Like a Bobcat

I hope each and every Philadelphian is blessed enough to gaze their eyes upon these exquisite photos of Mr. B, a very large Philly feline who is, with no need […]

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City Life

Philly Used to Be a Cat Town. Now It’s Gone to the Dogs.

When I moved to this city fresh out of college in 1978, I brought with me my cat, Julio, who’d been living (illicitly) in my […]

Be Well Philly

This Philly Sports Event Manager is Powered By Yoga and Kitten Cuddles

Who I am: Kelsey Lauder (@kel__rose; @straycatrelief), 29 Where I live: Point Breeze What I do: I am the live events operations manager at NBC Sports […]

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City Life

This Brewerytown Cat Cafe Wants People to Stop Leaving Stray Cats

At Le Cat Cafe near 27th Street and Girard Avenue, you can pay $12 an hour (a price that includes a cup of tea or coffee) to mingle with 12 felines […]

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City Life

Campaign to Replace Torched Feral Cat Shelters Reaches $22K in Three Days

A nonprofit is raising money for a South Philly cat shelter after, it claims, someone set it on fire three times in two weeks. The flames destroyed […]

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$5,000 Reward Offered in Killings of N.J. Boardwalk Cats

An international cat advocacy organization is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects who police say killed three cats […]

City Life

“Kittydelphia” Pop-Up Cat Shop Coming to Philly

First came the cats. Then the cat cafes. Now, Philly will house “Kittydelphia” – the city’s first pop-up cat event. The three-day feline festival, which kicks off […]


Gelato Cat Bike Ride Combines Gelato, Cats, Bikes

Flow State CoffeeBar on Frankford Avenue is set to open sometime this fall. In the meantime, the owners are having some summertime fun with a […]


Kawaii Kitty Cafe is Opening in Queen Village

While this isn’t the most serious news Foobooz has reported, it might be the cutest. Kawaii Kitty Cafe will be celebrating their grand opening this […]

Things to Do

Internet Cat Video Festival Coming to Bryn Mawr

Paws the presses! The Bryn Mawr Film Institute recently announced it’s hosting the touring version of the of the Internet Cat Video Festival, which is […]

Things to Do

INTERVIEW: Our Chat with Beef, the Chief Feline Officer of Kawaii Kitty Cafe

Sure, Philly has been all abuzz with the word that Kawaii Kitty Cafe — the city’s first cat-friendly coffee shop were you’ll be able to get […]

City Life

Cat Cafes Are a Really Stupid Idea

News that a second cat café is opening in Philly has made me goggle anew at human stupidity. For most of my life, I’ve had […]

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Cat Acrobats Are Coming to Philadelphia

Do you like acrobatic stunts but can’t deal with watching humans fling themselves a hundred feet in the air? You’re in luck: The Acro-Cats are […]

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WATCH: Cop Helps Philly Rapper Free a Cat Trapped in His Car

The folks over on the Philadelphia Reddit page dug up a video posted yesterday of a local cop helping Philly battle rapper Uncle Nate free […]

City Life

Meet Sprinkles the 33-Pound Cat from Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Word has come to us from the eastern shores of New Jersey of the existence of a 33-pound cat. Yes, a 33-pound cat.