Who Has the Best Shop Pets in the World? We Do! We Do!

From the feline queen of Capitol Hill's Pretty Parlor to the gentle giant of a dog at Mike and Mike's Guitar Bar in Fremont.

06/15/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Hot Dog

Animal Cooling Shelter Opens in Bellevue

Dogs, cats, and even rabbits get a cool reprieve at a free shelter, but owners should RSVP in advance.

08/12/2021 By Allison Williams

Cat-ffeine Fix

A Guide to Seattle's Cat Cafe Scene

Whether it’s to adopt or just to get some kitty cuddles, the feline-friendly spots have settled into our coffee landscape.

10/14/2019 By Courtney Cummings


Perfect Party September 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

08/20/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Pet Guide

Seattle’s Most Famous Pets and Animals

You know these faces from somewhere.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle's Famous Pets

Cooper the Cat's Cat Cam Portfolio

The Ansel Adams of Green Lake wears a collar camera that snaps a shot every two minutes, capturing his chosen subjects—squirrels, possums, ankles—with a signature tilt and motion blur.


Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Stephen Colbert and Steve Buscemi Redo 'Fargo'

Plus, Michael Stipe sings Bowie, 'The Powerpuff Girls,' and cat memes.

04/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Cats and Coffee

Seattle Gains—and Loses—a Cat Cafe Project

Seattle Kitty Kafe halts its hunt for a space, while newcomer Neko sets its sights on Capitol Hill.

02/05/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Quote Unquote

Canopy Cat Rescue Is Here to Save the Day

Assuming you’re a cat and you’re stuck in a tree, Shaun Sears and Tom Otto are your best friends.

01/25/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Open Letter

Dear Matt Inman:


TV Talk

Hang in There: 'Treetop Cat Rescue' Week 3 Recap

Never trust a cat. Ever.

06/15/2015 By Matthew Halverson

TV Talk

Hang in There: 'Treetop Cat Rescue' Week 2 Recap

In which we discuss making muffins and fat shaming

06/08/2015 By Matthew Halverson

TV Talk

Hang in There: Recapping 'Treetop Cat Rescue'

The (sort of) Seattle-set reality show debuts with two episodes—and a cat impaled on a fence.

06/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Cats and Coffee

The Cat Cafes Are Coming!

Two local organizations are vying to bring Seattle its first-ever confluence of cats and coffee. It’s…not as easy as it sounds.

04/27/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Cats & Coffee

Yet Another Cat Cafe Coming Kirkland

Caffeinated cat lovers of the Eastside, rejoice!

03/11/2015 By Rosin Saez

Feline Frenzies

Oh, Yes—There's Another Cat Cafe Planned for Seattle

Seattle Kitty Kafe is aiming for a September opening...and a location in the U District.

11/12/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Feline Matters

Finally...Seattle Has a Cat Cafe in the Works

It shall be called Seattle Meowtropolitan.

10/28/2014 By Allecia Vermillion


23 Reasons It’s Great to Be a Pet in Seattle

Seattle pets eat better, play harder, go more places, and even have better career opportunities than their counterparts just about anywhere else.

02/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson