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Kayla Molander
Mike Ramirez shows off Noodles, a Highlander, a new breed known for their short tails and curled ears.
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CATPILE: Adoptable kittens rest at the Meow Meetup.
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Jenny Turner, the owner of Windy Kitty Cat Cafe in Bucktown, cuddles with one of her foster kittens at the Meow Meetup. Turner nursed this litter back to health after they were found malnourished and sickly.
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Local celebrity cat Chuck the Duck rests after a long two days at the Meow Meetup.
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This kitten is the grandchild of Noodles. This Highlander cat is bred by Mary Hudec, a member of The International Cat Association (TICA), a collection of breeders.
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Apollo Peak sells cat toy versions of Vladimir Putin and Bernie Sanders at the Meow Meetup. There were President Trump toys, but those sold out within the convention's first hour.
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A variety of different cat toys are for sale at the Meow Meetup.
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A cat stalks its toy prey at the Cat Café at the Meow Meetup. This cat loves to hide in the bushes then pounce suddenly on the toys the cat lovers wave around the café.
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Lauren Mieli, founder of The Catnip Times and the Meow Meetup.
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Candice Sides represents cat toymaker Dezi & Roo at the Meow Meetup.
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Allison Koziel (@underwqter) is dressed for the occasion at the Meow Meetup. Cat leggings, cat ears, and tails were in style at the event.
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Ashley Pezzuto tries not to wake her new friend at the Meow Meetup. This is the second cat who has fallen asleep in her arms today.
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Cat wine is made with catnip, so no cat owner will ever have to drink alone.
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Chuck the Duck out free “pawtographs” to fans at the Meow Meetup. Chuck has 11,500 fans on Instagram.
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The art of Mary Williams, a Detroit-based artist and a self-proclaimed cat lady who makes paintings and collages of cats.
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One kitten sits still just long enough for a picture before cat yoga at the Meow Meetup.
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Hood Cats: @catmanofwestoakland, a company from Oakland, CA, display their punk-style shirts, stickers, and pins, to support the trap-neuter-release program in the Oakland area.
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Adoption Room: Dozens of cats were in the adoption room at the Meow Meetup. One goal of the event was to find loving homes for as many cats as possible.
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A pop-up Cat Café is a popular feature of the Meow Meetup. Dozens of cats run around the room while cat lovers sip on coffee and eat cookies.
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Cat lovers are tempted to bring home another furry friend at the Meow Meetup. Four cats were officially adopted as for midday on Saturday, but many more are expected to find forever homes by the end of the weekend.
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Kayla Molander
Mike Ramirez shows off Noodles, a Highlander, a new breed known for their short tails and curled ears.

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