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Today is our 11th anniversary! I can’t believe it’s been more than a decade ago that I started this blog, inspired by Amber, the original Conscious Cat. And while this is a huge milestone for Allegra and me, this day really belongs to you, our readers. Without you, we wouldn’t be here, and we appreciate you so much for reading, commenting, and sharing every day.

11 years – 4,551 posts – 93,100 comments
16 million page views

Since March 1, 2009, we have brought you 4,551 new posts. More than 93,000 comments are a testament to the strength of our Conscious Cat community. And with more than 16 million page views, our site is reaching an ever growing audience of cat lovers who want the best for their feline family members.

The Conscious Cat has become the “go to” site for cat parents looking for reliable information about cat healthbehavior and nutrition, as well as new cat productsbook reviews, and more.

240,000+ social media followers

Our community extends to our Facebook page and Instagram. Both attract cat lovers who enjoy sharing their love for cats with a group of like minded people every day. It’s truly a joy to curate both. We post unique content and lots of cat photos and videos several times each day. We’re also represented on Twitter and Pinterest. Social media may have its drawbacks, but it’s truly wonderful when it creates thriving communities like ours.

Happy, Healthy Cats and Humans

But the numbers don’t tell the whole story. Behind these numbers are countless cats who live happier and healthier lives thanks to the information presented on this site. There’s nothing that makes me happier than receiving messages from readers whose cats have been helped by the information found here.

Of course, this anniversary is bittersweet for us. I never thought Ruby would no longer be with us as we celebrate this milestone. Since she will always be a part of The Conscious Cat, I decided to include her in the graphic for this celebration. She would have loved that tuna cake, that’s for sure.


To celebrate these last eleven years, and to thank all of you for making it all possibly by reading, commenting and sharing, we have a BIG giveaway for you!

11th Anniversary Giveaway:
8 Grand Prizes, 8 Winners

We’re giving away a a Sleepypod Mobile Pet Bed, a $100 gift certificate from Triple T Studios, a Primetime Petz Lounge from Hauspanther, a Jackson Galaxy Cat Parent Starter Kit, a Meowfia felted wool cat cave, a 3-month supply of 1TDC® 4-in-1 Wellness Solution, a Gardens Complex climbing wall from Catastrophic Creations, and a package of all of my books, personalized and autographed.

For instructions on how to enter to win, see the Rafflecopter widget at the bottom of this post.

Limited Edition Sleepypod Air Carrier and Go Bag


The Sleepypod Air carrier has a unique design that allows the carrier to contract in size to fit in the space below most airline seats during the restricted times of takeoff and landing. Once the plane is in the air, the Sleepypod Air can be expanded to allow your cat the largest possible space below an airline seat. anything that your feline travel buddy may need while you’re away from the comforts of home. The Sleepypod Go Bag will keep you organized when you’re traveling. Whether it’s food and snacks, water, important papers, or a harness and leash, the Sleepyod Go Bag has a space for everything. The gorgeous Blush color is only available for a limited time.

For more information and to purchase, visit Sleepypod.com.

$100 Gift Certificate from Triple T Studios


Triple T Studios creates and curates uniquely designed handbags and accessories with feline finesse. Shop their cat inspired handbags, jewelry, scarves, and cat toys. Triple T Studios donates to global conservation projects including Lion Guardians Project, The Cheetah Conservation Fund, Panthera, and select domestic cat non-profit organizations. Triple T Studios motto is Fashion with a Passion™.

Exclusive 20% discount for Conscious Cat readers: use code ConsciousCat20. Code never expires.

For more information and to purchase, visit http://www.triple-t-studios.com.

Primetime Petz Lounge from Hauspanther

This hammock lounge comes in two versions, one in white with a teal cover,  and one in natural wood with a taupe and off white cover. The covers are double-sided and reversible.

The Primetime Petz Lounge is available from Amazon.

Jackson Galaxy Cat Parent Starter Kit


While this kit is designed for new cat parents, it will make any cat parent (and cat) happy. It also makes a great gift for new cat parents. It includes the Comfy Clamshell, which was one of Ruby’s favorite lounging spots, a Plush Twisted Kicker, an Air Prey Telescoping Wand Toy, a bottle of Stress Stopper, and a Ciao Churu Chicken Recipe treat.

The Jackson Galaxy Ct Parent Starter Kit is available from JacksonGalaxy.com.

Meowfia Felted Wool Cat Cave


Meowfia Felted Wool Cat Caves are handmade from 100% Merino wool, a soft, lightweight natural fiber. Merino wool is breathable, keeping your cat warm in the winter or cool in warmer weather. The beds are safe and eco-friendly. There are no plastic or other man-made materials used. Merino wool naturally repels odor, dirt and stains. The caves can be hand washed in cold water with a mild detergent designed for wool, and should be air dried. Machine washing is not recommended.

Meowfia Felted Wool Cat Caves are available from Amazon in a variety of colors.

3-month Supply of 1TDC™ 4-in-1 Wellness Solution


1TDC™ (which stands for 1-TetraDecanol Complex) is a revolutionary natural solution that keeps joints, muscles and gums healthy at a cellular level. This product goes beyond supplements containing glucosamine and fish oil. It works systemically as a catalyst to allow the body to improve joint and oral health.

For more information about 1TDC™ and to purchase, please visit 1TDC.com.

Exclusive 10% discount for Conscious Cat Readers: use code CONSCIOUSCAT10 at checkout. Discount never expires.

Catastrophic Creations Gardens Complex


The Gardens Complex is a great piece for homes with multiple cats! With many spots to move and rest, cats will not be competing for the same space, which can reduce stress in anxious cats and also help to curb unwanted behavior such as fighting and territory marking. It features several different routes up and down the structure to avoid “traffic jams.” Made from solid bamboo, each piece of this modular furniture is removable and washable, including the canvas and sisal pole sections. The included four Planters can redirect cats into chewing cat-friendly plants or cat grass instead of objects inside your home.

Viist CatastrophicCreations.com for more information and to purchase.

Exclusive 10% discount for Conscious Cat readers: use code CATA10 at checkout. Discount expires April 15, 2020.

A Complete Set of Autographed Copies of My Books


This set will include one copy each of Buckley’s Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher, Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living, Feline Style, The BIG Book of Cats With a BIG Attitude, and Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living, Feline Style. I will also include a Kindle copy of Adventures in Veterinary Medicine: What Working in Veterinary Hospitals taught me about Life, Love and Myself.

All of my books are available on Amazon and everywhere books are sold.

Enter to win one of 8 Grand Prizes – 8 Winners

For up to 10 ways to enter, see the Rafflecopter widget below. This giveaway is open to readers in the United States only, and ends Tuesday, March 31. Winners and prize will be chosen by random drawing.**
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*FTC Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by the brands providing the prizes, which means that I was paid to feature this content. Regardless of payment received, you will only see products featured on this site that I believe are of interest to my readers. The Conscious Cat is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to products on Amazon and affiliated sites. The Conscious Cat is an affiliate partner of Jackson Galaxy and Triple T Studios. This means that if you decide to purchase through any of our links, we get a small commission.

**No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering this giveaway, you understand that you are providing your information to The Conscious Cat, and not to Facebook. We will never sell, rent or share your information with third parties. Winners will be notified via e-mail. Prize winner must provide The Conscious Cat with a physical address to which the prize will be mailed within 72 hours. If this information is not received, an alternate winner will be chosen by random drawing. Winners will be announced in a separate post following the drawing.

165 Comments on 11th Anniversary Celebration and BIG Giveaway

  1. This site tells me everything I need to know about cats and having everything to do with cats! I’ve solved so many problems just by dropping by your site and reading and trying the solutions, thank you!

  2. What a fantastic giveaway! I love reading Conscious Cat articles on Facebook and in my email inbox. It always has interesting stories and tips for being a good human to our dear cats!

  3. Congratulations! It’s great that you’ve been there to help keep cat people informed on keeping our cats healthy.

  4. I love all the information! I am a new cat “owner” (pretty sure she owns me, lol) and need all the help I can get! For example, had never heard of the Garden Complex (cool cat shelves that I can mount on the walls for her?!!)… which I just saw advertised on this article and now I am really intrigued! I have some empty walls that could use something on them and what better way to dress them up than with something that’s also great for my kitty, that she’ll love! Thanks for all the great tips!!

  5. I love the information on cat care and health concerns. I also love the products you list and tell us about. It’s fun to go through the list to find new items for our kitty. One of the best websites out there for cat information.

  6. i almost forgot to mention that I stopped breeding and showing Tabby Persians in
    CFA in 2008. I now have only one spayed Cream colored Persian and 3 cats from local shelters. I have volunteered in the Adoption Center of the Madera County (CA) shelter, and I used to spend Saturdays helping potential adopters find cats or kittens, puppies or dogs for their forever homes. I’m a retired Spanish bilingual teacher, and the shelter needed a bilingual volunteer for the many Spanish-speaking
    people in our county. It was very rewarding to see how many beautiful, loving pets
    adopted from our shelter found their forever homes with suitable families!

  7. Please see my comments on The Conscious Cat’s Facebook page regarding my
    gratefulness for the support and information of the daily posts. I also described my experience as a conscentious CFA Persian breeder and exhibitor. I have always been interested in cutting-edge information on feline health and behavior. I have
    subscribed to Catnip (from the Tufts University Vet school) and to Cat Watch (from the Cornell Feline Health Center at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine) for at least 15 years. The information in The Conscious Cat really supports what I read every month in Catnip and Cat Watch. Again, thanks for the innovative and up-to-date information shared on the Conscious Cat. I have alsobought and read many of Ingrid’s books, and have purchased many of the feline products introduced on the Conscious Cat. My cats (I live in THEIR house!) LOVE them!

  8. Thank you for all the knowledge you so freely give the cat-guardian world! I don’t even know how much I’ve learned from you over the years.

    • Nevermind, I just saw 8 prizes and 8 winners. Not sure how I missed that. ‍♀️ Case of the Mondays lol!

  9. I’m sorry that Ruby is not here to celebrate with us. Aside from good information, I look forward to the evening “good nights!”

  10. Wow I’ve never read conscious cat b4 but as I scroll through the blog, I see a lot of topics I bookmarked to read.

  11. One of the earliest and oldest blogs I follow. I love the method used to present information very concise and well thought out from product reviews, feline topics to hospice care for ones cat. Congratulations on eleven years!

    • I love seeing topics about cats health. It’s nice to get some perspective on things and how to better my cats lives.

    • A good home base for cat information, especially for an owner with a cat who has some health problems! Thanks for being a good resource.

  12. Found your website when I got a tortie kitten this past summer and had so many questions about her weird personality! Congrats on your 11th anniversary ! I find your website very informative and easy to read , everything is explained so clearly THANK YOU!

  13. Congratulations on your 11th year anniversary with us. We very much enjoy all of your posts and insight into cat education. Thank you for all you do! Purrs

  14. Happy 11th Anniversary! I’ve been a huge fan of your blog for several years. I always trust the information you give us!! I look forward to many more years of reading your blog!!

  15. Happy 11th year bloggaversary!! Wow!! 11 years.. This year has been bittersweet for you with the loss of Ruby. My heart goes out to you. We all know how special she was. We look forward to many more years of your awesome work Ingrid!! Love to you & Allegra and a extra special prayer to Ruby girl <3

  16. Wow, I’m so glad you’ve been blogging for such a long time. You always pass on such wonderful advice and information. Congratulations!

  17. I just recently heard of your company. I am enjoying browsing through your site. I definitely have this bookmarked for future reference as we have 2 cats.

  18. I am fairly new to this site, but I do absolutely love how sweet and cheery the site is. It is packed with helpful information and adorable kitty things. I feel very at home here.

  19. I’ve been following you for years. I love all the information you share and I actually check your site frequently for your product recommendations and articles you share. Thanks for all you do, keep up the good work.

  20. I love learning about healthy food options, toys that will get my girls moving, and just cat behavior in general. Keep up the good work!

  21. I like the no-panic, very well researched and factual aspects of the blog. I know I can always start here to find good sources of further information and basic articles about health, food, and overall general cat health.

  22. I love this page! I too have a tortie (she rescued me four years ago), and I couldn’t be any more in love. <3

    Thanks for all the awesome pics and tips to keep our kitties happy and healthy!

  23. I find the most relevant informaton on your site…..the recommendations for food, litter, beds, carriers and more. I’ve found out about feeding raw, even though neither of my cats is of an age where I’ll be switching them over…..definitely info for the future.

  24. I learn so much from your page about new products and education about the health and well-being of and for my kitties

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