Cat week


6 Milwaukee men who love cats

Published Oct. 29, 2018

In the world of stereotypes, men's best friends are dogs and ladies are crazy for cats. However, many male celebrities remind us that there's nothing unmanly about expressing feline affection. Locally, we tracked down multiple men who really love cats and they shared their stories - and their photos - with us.


Check out the winning #OnMeowaukee cat photos

Published Oct. 13, 2015

Five people who posted cat photos to Instagram with the #OnMilwaukee hashtag won baskets of goodies from Bark 'N Scratch Outpost and Fresh Is Best. Check out the winning photos here.


Diary of a cat: Escape plan

Published Sept. 27, 2015

In this series, we peep into the private life of Elmo, a long-haired orange tabby cat who has a penchant for journaling.


Milwaukee All-Stars: Cat whisperer and rescuer Julie Krawczyk

Published Sept. 27, 2015

Meet the East Side's Julie Krawczyk, a programmer by day and cat and kitten saver by night. Julie is total All-Star material, giving everything she does 100 percent effort, and she tried to get a feline for the Milverine.


Run the Jewels' awesome rap album "RTJ2" becomes "Meow the Jewels"

Published Sept. 26, 2015

Forget Ryan Adams' cover of T-Swift's "1989." No, the remix event of the year dropped last night when Run the Jewels - the brilliant rap duo of El-P and Killer Mike - released "Meow the Jewels" and introduced the world to cat rap, because the world is a beautiful, wonderful place where anything is possible and dreams do come true.


Diary of a cat: Pastimes

Published Sept. 25, 2015

In this series, we peep into the private life of Elmo, a long-haired orange tabby cat who has a penchant for journaling.


Frawley finds friendship in felines

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Vivian Frawley didn't grow up with cats, nor did she have them for the first part of adult life, because she was allergic to them. However, in 1986 some friends invited her over for dinner and instead of a doggie bag, she left with a kitten in her purse. Today, she has dedicated much of her life to cat welfare.


5 iconic Milwaukee cats

Published Sept. 25, 2015

Thanks to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers, the Lake Park Lions and the Milwaukee Lion, Brew City may seem like a big feline town, but we also hold some iconic tabby-sized kitties close to our hearts. Here are a few of them...


9 cat questions my 7-year-old asked our vet

Published Sept. 24, 2015

My 7-year-old daughter is a big fan of cats, and not coincidentally, she's a big fan of our veterinarian, Dr. Becky Banks, from the Small Animal Hospital. In honor of OnMeowaukee Cat Week - and Becky and Mara's friendship - my daughter prepared nine questions about cats for Dr. Banks, which I shared with Becky over coffee. Here they are, in Mara's own words.


Diary of a cat: The visitors

Published Sept. 24, 2015

In this series, we peep into the private life of Elmo, a long-haired orange tabby cat who has a penchant for journaling.


Cat fashion ranges from darling to disturbing

Published Sept. 24, 2015

Most cats are purrrrfectly fine being naked, but for those who wanna dress it up now and then, here are some local and national outlets with the best in cat-shion.


Video: Take Your Cat To Work Day

Published Sept. 23, 2015

For most people, Tuesday was just another work day, but for employees at OnMilwaukee, ahem - OnMeowaukee - it was "Take Your Cat To Work Day." Here's some furry footage.