Music for Cats

Your cat will soon have a chance to listen to music created just for her!

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Kitty Diddies, Feline Airs and Cat Ballads are some of the types of music created just for cats. The music is chosen based on its appeal to our favorite felines as each style creates a certain mood.

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Goodnewsforpets Announces Contest Series for 15th Anniversary Celebration (GNFP) today announced the launch of the first of its 15th anniversary contests at Global Pet Expo under the Contests section of the goodnewsforpets website. The first contest consists of three prizes each for nine winners, a giveaway of a versatile sterling silver Heart-Paw charm, designed by Elena Kriegner exclusively for GNFP, a copy of ACVB’s Decoding Your Dog book, and a donation. To register for this contest, visit the Contest page on goodnewsforpets.


All of the GNFP anniversary contests will include donations to the local shelter or rescue group of choice for winners, reflecting the goodnewsforpets dedication for giving back to organizations that support pets in their community.

Launched in 2000, (GNFP) is a leading nationally recognized platform, curating news of interest for pet parents, and the pet industry and veterinary profession.

The Exotic is CFA’s #1 Breed for First Time!

The Exotic Breed Takes Over Top Spot from Persian Breed for the First Time

The Cat Fanciers’ Association Announces Most Popular Cats!


Pictured: CFA’s Best Exotic for 2014, GC, BW, NW Dandys Hey Jude of Ivy Cat, a cream spotted tabby male, bred by Natalie Blakeley and P & R Degolyer and owned by Natalie Blakeley and Pam Degolyer.

Busy cat owners who like the look of a Persian, but don’t have time for daily grooming sessions, have made the Exotic the most popular cat breed according to the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) 2014 registration statistics.  The Exotic is bred to meet the Persian standard in every way with one very special exception: the coat.  The thick, plush, short coat gives the Exotic a soft, rounded, teddy bear look. Based on registration statistics, the Exotic took over the top spot from the Persian breed.

Take a look at the ranking of all of CFA’s breeds here.

Flying Cat Book is Published in Japan

Well, here’s an interesting tidbit to note.  Tokyo-based publisher Kadokawa Magazine will publish a photo book dedicated entirely to 100 photographs of flying cats diving, jumping and leaping from wall to wall, roof to roof and even between two floating boats.


(C) Kenta Igarashi

The book, titled Tobi-Neko,which can be roughly translated as “flying cats,” features images by photographer Kenta Igarashi. Mr. Igarashi’s artwork has become popular after his images were featured on TV programs in Japan in 2014.  The book will sell for $11.

CFA’s Best Household Pet in the North Atlantic Region Stars in Animal Planet’s Halftime Show

Great news! We just got word that CFA’s 2009-2010’s Best Household Pet in the North Atlantic Region was on Animal Planet’s Kitty Half-time Show on Sunday, February 1, 2015.   BamBam, owned by Diane Bove starred as Katty Furry on the show.  Congratulations to BamBam! Take a look at this talented feline! Photo: Courtesy Diane Bove