Catastic: The App for Cat Lovers

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This post is sponsored by Catastic

If your social media newsfeed is anything like mine, it’s filled with cat pictures, cat videos, and stories about cats. Okay, so every once in a while, other topics show up. But don’t you wish sometimes that you could just filter out all the celebrity break break-up stories, political rants, or pictures of everyone’s lunch?

Well, now you can.

With Catastic, a new social media app made just for cats and cat lovers, you can share photos and videos, and participate in forums discussing all things cat.

You’ve already got more apps than you have time for on your phone, so what makes Catastic unique? Catastic has a real community feel, and interesting content. Catastic app users are passionate and involved. The forum discussions feature helpful advice, interesting topics, and share-worthy cat moments. The photos and videos are all relevant to the cat community, and thus present a most satisfying scroll experience.

Catastic users love seeing and sharing posts relevant to their interest. Unlike larger social media networks, Catastic is all cats, only cats, all the time.

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Catastic is very user friendly. The home page lets you scroll easily through all the cat content your heart desires. Like, comment, or zoom in your favorite photos. The camera function allows for easy upload of photos or videos at the touch of a button. And of course, you can customize your profile to show off your true feline nature. And of course, you can connect with other cat lovers, and their cats, in the cat community.

Whether you’re looking to follow some of your cat favorites, become the next famous internet cat, or join a discussion, all you have to do is download the app. It’s Smartphone purrfection.

To learn more about Catastic, and to download the app, visit Catasticapp.com.

FTC Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, which means that I was compensated to feature this content. Regardless of payment received, you will only see topics on this site that I believe are of interest to my readers.

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The Conscious Cat is an award winning website published by writer and cat expert Ingrid King, author of Buckley's Story and Purrs of Wisdom. Here at The Conscious Cat, we're passionate about cats. Our mission is to educate cat guardians so that every cat, and every cat's human, can have a happy, healthy life together.

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On this site, you will find expert advice from a seasoned cat consultant. The Conscious Cat features articles on cat health, cat nutrition, cat behavior, cat lifestyle, pet loss, and, of course, pictures of cats. We'll bring you product and book reviews, as well as news from around the cat world.

We'll also share Purrs of Wisdom: lessons in conscious living, inspired by the cats who share our lives. Other features include our Mews and Nips; fascinating feline stories from around the globe, and Allegra's World and Ruby's Reflections; written from the perspective of Ingrid's two feline companions. After all, who better than a cat to teach us a thing or two about how to live a joyful life!

And let's not forget, we have a soft spot for tortoiseshell cats and their unique personalities, also known as "tortitude."

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