BY Susan Avett
on Nov 13, 2014
Did you know we're having a Cat Cafe at the BUST Holiday Craftacular Boston? It's true! On Saturday, November 22, from 11am-6pm at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts you can shop more than 100 indie craft, vintage, and food vendors. Check out our Facebook events page for more information!
For those of you who come out on the 22nd, make sure to take a break and have a nice cup of tea at the Cat Cafe. Meet some adorable adoptable cats from Broken Tail Rescue. You can even make a donation and chat with the Broken Tail team about the great work they do fostering animals in need. Read More
Halloween is two days away! Here is a list of adorable pet costumes and possible inspiration for all pet owners. But if your pet is anything like my dog, he’ll only wear the costume long enough to take one picture before shaking out of it. Happy Halloween!
(Above: 1. An Actual Chia Pet)
2. King Guinea Pig
3. The Little Mermaid
c/o: Getty Images
4. Hula Dancer
c/o: Getty Images
6. Scuba Cat
7. The Super Heroes We Need
9. Cat In The Hatc/o: i.imgur.com
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BY Oriana Asano
on May 30, 2014
I like Classical Art…and I also like voluptuous ginger cats. I’m sure I’m not the only one. Russian artist Svetlana Petrova probably heard the art world (and me) cry for more cat-tastic representation. Our “we need moar catz!@$!” vibes were heard! Petrova has a website that we can waste away hours on appropriately named FatCatArt.
Petrova photoshops her big cat, Zarathustra, into classics like Hokusai’s Great Wave off Kanagawa and Wood’s American Gothic. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jul 16, 2013
With all the upsetting, uber-depressing news pouring in left and right lately, I believe a good cat video is in order. This furry lil friend is up to no good, trying to nab some human's rug. (But what do they need it for anyway? They don't even have claws to knead and rip it up with! Silly humans.) Just try to tell me you've seen a cuter game of tug o' war. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Oct 02, 2012
BY Erika W. Smith
on Sep 10, 2012
You're familiar with the stereotype of the crazy middle-aged lady with fourteen cats or the hoarder who keeps more pets than she can count. Academy Award-winning actress Melissa Leo plays just such a woman, sans stereotypes, in the new movie Francine, opening September 12.
Award-winning documentary filmmakers Brian Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky (The Patron Saints, Fish Kill Flea) make their fiction debut with Francine. After serving time in prison, Francine (Leo) settles down in a small lakeside town and takes a series of jobs working with animals. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Aug 17, 2012
This summer, we've been admiring all the bold-and-nutty prints and patterns that the stylish ladies of NYC having been sporting. If you're a fan of the look, and have a plain T-shirt you'd like to spruce up, why not check out this rad tutorial from The Zen of Making? DIY guru Haley Pierson-Cox came up with this genius, simple way of block-printing a tee, and we can't wait to try it out this weekend. We may even try out this method on some pants that need a little something-something--we're crazy like that.
Images from TheZenofMaking. Read More
BY Emma Orlow
on Jul 05, 2012
If you have ever wanted to know what the brain of a Portland hipster cat lady looks like, well, then Lisa Riddle is your gal. Lisa runs the Etsy shop, “Nowvember” devoted to handmade stationery of the unusual variety. Her moleskine notebooks feature everything from vampire cats, cats beaming laser rainbows, cats vomiting rainbows, and even cats drinking PBR, all which are featured on notebooks sized perfectly for writing prose or poetry about your favorite felines. Read More
BY Intern Caroline
on Jan 20, 2012
If you're anything like me, you love cats and NPR, (and you need to quit jocking my swag because cats and NPR are/have always been my thing…) so listen up because you're going to enjoy this. Shanthony Exum, better known as Miss Eaves, is currently writing six songs in as many weeks. She's asking fans to vote on the topic of each song on her Facebook. Read More
BY shannon carlin
on Nov 30, 2011
Cat hair is a real nuisance. It gets all over everything you own, making you and your lint roller the best of friends. But instead of throwing those huge hairballs away, what if you used them in your next crafting session? A new book will help you turn Mr. Whiskers' castaways into wearable, hangable art.
Kaori Tsutaya’s new book, Crafting With Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make With Your Cat, tells you how to make mittens, finger puppets, and decorative details using your cat’s hair. Read More