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The Best and Worst of CatConLA

The Best and Worst of CatConLA

Over the weekend an event — the first of its kind — occurred. A congregation of cats and humans converged at The Reef located in Downtown LA. A purrrfect way for cat lovers from around the world to look at celebrity cats, cat products, and cats cats and more cats, it was a time of highs and lows aplenty. Here is the best of CatCon…. Or as I like to call it, the cat’s meow of CatConLa. OK, I’ll stop with the puns now. [Ed. Note: NEVER STOP THE CAT PUNS!]

Let’s rip the bandaid off quick and begin with the worst….

The lines. Oh the lines. Waiting time to see the cats up for adoption was about 35-45 minutes and most, if not all of the kittens, had gone by the time I got there. :'( But in saying that, it was a wonderful idea to set up an adoption area and most of the cats were adopted with makes me heart go all warm and fuzzy.

(Jae C. Hong, AP / AP)

It isn’t a convention without at least one furry…

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and one crazy cat lady….


Who also sell those cats she’s wearing on Etsy.

And of course there was Pusheen which unfortunately I wasn’t able to snap any pictures of the booth because I was too busy BUYING EVERYTHING! The Pusheen booth was jam packed by thirsty teen and anxious mothers and it was glorious. I bought a plushie, tshirts, stickers, earrings and a notepad. I have a fever and the only prescription is more Pusheen. If you





All of which you can find here.

Pusheen was created by Clare Belton and started as an online animated web comic. It found early popularity on tumblr and now boosts a extremely successful merchandising line and facebook stickers!


Did I mention they were giving manicures?! Along the back wall of CatCon was a row of tables where you could get a ‘Caticure’ where they applied cat nail decals. Talk about cute-ticles!

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Ok I’m done.

Did you attend CatCon? Have any best/worst moments? Run ’em by us in the comments.

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