POP CATS™ MIAMI 2017

On October 28th, 2017, cat lovers gathered at the Miami Airport Convention Center to celebrate cattitude in a big way. POP Cats debut was lots of fun. All of us drooled over the visitor cats, the adorable adoptable kitties, talented artists, unique merchandise and awesome speakers!

SPONSORS & IN-KIND SPONSORS

SPEAKERS

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Amanda Brennan

the Meme Librarian
Amanda Brennan is Tumblr’s senior content insights manager and internet librarian. After graduating with her MLIS from Rutgers University, she began her career at Know Your Meme, researching the history of internet phenomena and niche subcultures. She has been at Tumblr since 2013 where she oversees The Fandometrics, Tumblr’s pleasingly scientific weekly ranking of entertainment fandoms on the platform. 
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Joann Biondi

Lorenzo the Cat Photographer

Joann Biondi is a feline art photographer whose work has appeared in numerous gallery and museum exhibits across the U.S. Her primary model and muse is Lorenzo the Cat, a regal Maine Coon with a flair for fashion. She recently photographed the cats of Cuba for National Geographic.

Brandon Zavala

Apollo Peak Pet Berverages Founder

Brandon Zavala is the founder of the snack beverages for pets Apollo Peak, created after his cat “Apollo” and known for their lovable “Cat Wine” line which has earned the attention of magazines and TV.

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TIA WILLIAMS

Operation Paw Director

Tia is one of the passionate directors behind Operation PAW, an all volunteer, non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless animals in South Florida.

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The Cat Network

South Florida CAT ORGANIZATION

The Cat Network is dedicated to reducing the overpopulation of stray and feral cats in South Florida through the humane practice of sterilization, vaccination, and release.

EXHIBITORS

ARTISTS

Bethmade
Miami, FL, USA

Cat-Hi
Miami, FL, USA

Erin Peter
Fort Myers, FL, USA

Gatos Ilimitados
Caracas, Venezuela

G.Man Productions
Hollywood, FL, USA

KrazyKari
Miami, FL, USA

Lorenzo The Cat, Joann Biondi
Miami, FL, USA

Mary K. Williams
Westland, MI, USA

Megan Lynn Kott
Detroit, MI, USA

Cat Food

Koha Pet Food
Delray Beach, FL, USA

Healthcare

Wellcare
Miami, FL, USA

Cat Furniture

My Four Cats Designs
Birmingham, UK

Square Paws
Viera, FL, USA

Cat Welfare

Ferreira Animal Hospital
Miami, FL, USA

Miami-Dade Animal Services
Miami, FL, USA

Operation Paw
Miami, FL, USA

Riverfront Cats / Pawsitively Humane
Miami, FL, USA

The Cat Network
Miami, FL, USA

Upcoming Cat Cafes

The Cat’s Meow Café
Miami, FL, USA

This & That With Cats
Miami, FL, USA

Publications

Pussweek
Sydney, Australia

Zee & Zoe’s Cat Chronicles
Coral Springs, FL, USA

Merch For Humans

Cat Lady Box
Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

CCT Miami
Miami, FL, USA

CEKU
Miami, FL, USA

Meowingtons
Miami, FL, USA

Nine Lives Twine
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Dancing Cat
Baltimore, MA, USA

Triple T Studios
New Lexington, OH, USA

Xenotees
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Merch For Cats

Apollo Peak
Denver, CO, USA

Carvas
Miami, FL, USA

Charming Creatures Creations
Orlando, FL, USA

Dezi & Roo
Atlanta, GA, USA

Fanti Arts & Crafts
Toronto, Canada

House Cat Club
St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Kitschy Cat Shack
Hollywood, FL, USA

Notso Kitty
Salem, MA, USA

Pet Winery
Fort Myers, FL, USA

Tabby James
Santa Monica, CA, USA

Want More Meows
Orlando, FL, USA