Some of the things at CITF that we’ve accomplished since our start in 2013:

Proudest Moments:

  • Using everything I’ve learned here to get Alana hired as the Manager of Marketing and Community Relations at Tree House Humane Society in 2019
  •  Starting the CATastrophes Web Series to spotlight adoptable kitties and tell stories of adoption in a funny way!
  • Being selected by The Lazy Pitbull as one of the Must Read Blogs of 2014
  • Helping to raise funds for Kitty Bungalow’s Evander after our post was shared by Henri, Le Chat Noir – My words swayed even him!
  • Helping to arrange a transport from New Jersey to Calgary, Canada for a paraplegic kitten when one of our kind readers, Frank O., stepped up to help after reading our plea
  • Hearing from Tabby’s Place that several of our readers decided to sponsor some kitties because of our persuasive words
  • Sending my blankey to Dot  at Tabby’s Place and knowing it went to a worthy place where other kitties could get comfort from it


  • CWA Muse Medallion winner for art piece called “Black Cat” 2019
  • Winning the Golden Kitty in the 2015 CatVidFest
  • CWA President’s Award Winner for our film CHATastrophe
  • Best Blog and Best Screenplay winner from CWA 2014
  • Best Blog Video, BlogPaws 2014 Winner
  • Nominated for Best Cat Blog, Best Cause Blog, and Best Blog Video by BlogPaws 2014
  • Chosen by FitCat Publishing to publish my autobiography in the “Rescue Me” anthology of 2014
  • Chosen by the Lazy Pitbull as one of the must-read blogs of 2014
  • Adoption Champion grant awarded by BlogPaws/Halo/ to work for six months with Tree House on social media and photography, including a $2,500 grant to Tree House and 5,000 donated meals from Halo/Freekibble
  • Adopted Blogger award
  • Nominated for Best Special Causes Blog, BlogPaws 2013

News Mentions:

Profiled on Tripawds, a community for three-legged pets – May, 2014

Interviewed by – April, 2014

Mentioned in the Huffington Post Chicago – April, 2014

Featured on in the Raining Cats and Dog Blog – February, 2014

Featured in USA Today – July, 2013

Featured in Chicago Sun Times – October, 2013

Mentioned in Northwestern University Medill Reports – October, 2013

Featured on WebVee Guide – August, 2013

Life with Cats Article – January, 2014

Tree House Animals Blog Write-up – April, 2013

Interviewed by the Funny Farmer Felines on Mousebreath – November, 2013

Interviewed by Me, You, and Zu – January, 2014

Two “CATinee” reviews by SparkleCat – January, 2014

Featured on I Have Cat – June, 2013

Featured on Peace Love and Whiskers, December, 2013

Feature of MomFOD on FosterDogsNYC – November, 2013



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