Recap: #CatsOnYourMats – Cat Yoga at the Edmonton Humane Society

Linda Hoang - January 12, 2016
Cats on Your Mats - Cat Yoga - Edmonton Humane Society

I haven’t made any New Years Resolutions to be more active or fit in 2016 but thanks to the Edmonton Humane Society I’m well on my way to that anyway! To kick off the new year, I woke up bright and early on Caturday (Saturday, Cat Saturday) last weekend to do hatha yoga in the presence of adorable cats! It was all part of the Edmonton …

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Travel Japan: My Guide to Visiting Cat Cafes in Japan

Linda Hoang - October 29, 2015
Cat Cafe Calico - Japan Cat Cafe Guide - Tokyo

This October (2015), I had the most a-meowzing trip to Japan eating, sightseeing, and visiting a number of Japanese cat cafes! Cat cafes have exploded in popularity all over the world in recent years. The first cafe was started in Taipei, Taiwan in 1998 and quickly took off in Asia. Japan especially embraced the concept and is now home to (according to the Internet) hundreds of …

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Recap + Giveaway: Our Shopping Spree For #OliveAndTheCats + Win a $50 Gift Card to Homes Alive Pets

Linda Hoang - June 29, 2015

There’s a new breed of pet store in town! Homes Alive Pets is a new pet store located at 13340 St. Albert Trail. They actually opened on the same day as the Edmonton International Cat Festival (maybe next year they can be a part of the festival!) and co-owner Evan reached out to me and asked if I would be interested in checking out the …

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Recap: The 2015 Edmonton International Cat Festival!

Linda Hoang - June 7, 2015

As some of you may know, I organize the Edmonton International Cat Festival, an annual festival that brings cat lovers together to celebrates cats and cat culture, while raising money and awareness to support organizations that help cats in need. The inaugural festival took place last year, and the 2nd annual was just last weekend on Saturday (Caturday) May 30! In just a year, I …

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The Edmonton International Cat Festival!

Linda Hoang - April 17, 2014

I am finally a MAKER. I have wanted to “make” something for a very long time. I see so many Edmontonians creating these great events and projects all the time. Oftentimes I’ve done stories about these people and their great work! But in the back of my mind I’ve always wanted to be on the other end – to be the one creating something special, …

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