10 Epic Cat Cake Fails and Wins For a Mad Catter's Tea Party

On 27th May 2016, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home are inviting cat lovers to host a purr-fect tea party at home or at work, to help raise funds for the pussycats in their care. 

While sorting your fashion puss’ Mad Catter Tea Party attire is easy with our new Wonderland collection, wowing your guests with a cake that is worthy of their donations may be a trickier challenge. To avoid any red faced culinary disasters, take heed of our round up of #epiccatcakefails and #catcakewins to keep your cat lady crown in tact and help raise funds for a wonderful cause. 

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11 CATS who'd have PLENTY TO GRIN ABOUT in Wonderland

Cheshire & Wain’s latest collection takes its inspiration from Lewis Carroll’s childhood classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Published 150 years ago, this enchanting tale still captures our imagination and is even referenced in our company name. 

To celebrate the launch of our new Wonderland Range of luxury collars and toys, we round up 11 cute cats who'd have plenty of reasons to grin like a Cheshire Cat in Wonderland. 

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PRAWNS INCLUDED IN AUGUST CAT HAMPURR

I'M excited to have Cheshire & Wain's catnip prawns included in Cat Hampurr boxes this month (August). Cat Hampurr launched a few months ago with a great service that delivers carefully selected cat products direct to your door. I thought it was such a good idea and perfect for cat owners looking for new and interesting products for their pets...

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THE COLOURFUL WORLD OF THE REAL ANIMAL A-LIST – BESPOKE PET PORTRAITS FROM MARLENE’S GANG

THE world of bespoke pet portraits is a varied landscape: from the weird to the wonderful to the downright freaky, commissioning a portrait of your beloved pet won’t always produce the results you were hoping for. It’s important to choose an artist with a distinctive style, one who can communicate your pet’s personality and deliver a piece of art you would be proud to hang on your wall not just a painted copy of a photograph. When it comes to commissioning a portrait of your animal, I strongly believe that stylistic is better than naturalistic. This isn’t 17th Century portraiture – shouldn’t pet portraits be fun?...

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REVIEW: The Cat Who Came in off the Roof by Annie M. G. Schmidt

The Cat Who Came in off the Roof is a charming story about an unusual young woman named Minou who’s terrified of dogs, can climb trees and rooftops with elegance and ease and happens to be in love with the local fishmonger. Minou befriends a struggling reporter named Mr Tibble after he rescues her from an angry dog. Minou learns that Tibble is close to losing his job on account of only writing articles about cats...

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NEWS: CAT-LOVING LONDONERS FINALLY GET A CAT CAFE

On the 1st of March, London's hotly anticipated cat cafe, Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium opened its doors to an eager public - and they're already almost fully booked for March and April. It’s not surprising that the target of £108,000 was exceeded last year on crowd-funding site Indiegogo. Londoners really wanted Lady Dinah’s to become a reality and we’re so pleased it finally is...

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