While it used to be the foundation of most economies, bartering has become fairly outdated in recent decades, particularly in the states. With many incomes slowing down, the practice is gaining traction. Check out the details + learn how to barter in Bham.Continue reading “Do you have the goods? Bartering is making a comeback in Birmingham”
Having a cat or two while working from home can be a bit of a challenge. To make sure your workflow keeps…well…flowing, here are six things I’ve learned about working from home with cats.Read more
Grumpy cats are a favorite in the world of the internet. We found Birmingham’s 7 grumpiest cats—the best news? They’re all adorable and adoptable. Read on to meet them and to find out how you could win $100 to the animal rights nonprofit of your choice!Continue reading “Do you have Birmingham’s grumpiest cat? You could win $100 for charity.”
Cats, coffee and—yoga? Gatos and Beans, Alabama’s only cat café, is bringing the cuddles to Avondale. Check it out!Continue reading “Gatos and Beans cat café is purrrfect, and we’re not kitten”
New year, new pup! If you’re considering bringing a new furry friend into your home, rescuing an animal in Alabama is a wonderful way to do it. One misconception about becoming a rescue dog parent is that you can’t choose that one breed you really love. These breed-specific rescue organizations prove that idea wrong.Continue reading “Adopt, don’t shop! Rescue pups by breed in Alabama”
Want a Baby Yoda of your very own, do you? Today is your lucky day.
Baby Yoda has taken the internet by storm, and we. can’t. get. enough. If you’re in the same boat, check out these 10 adoptable pets in the Birmingham area who bear a resemblance to our favorite little green dude. The best news? They’re all looking for a “furever” home!
BONUS: After you feast your eyes on these babies, share your own. We’re giving $100 in honor of Birmingham’s best. Find out how.Continue reading “Found! 10 Baby Yoda lookalikes in Birmingham. Share yours and support a local nonprofit”
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and everyone knows that means prime travel time. Whoever you have coming to visit you in Birmingham, tell them to bring their fur babies along! The Magic City is fun for all—even Fido. Check out 34 hotels all over Birmingham that will welcome your pets with open paws.Continue reading “34 pet-friendly hotels in Birmingham, PLUS meet the Bham Now mascots!”
Do you have a special furry four-legged friend in your life? Are you looking for one? Do you just love dogs? If so, these seven events coming up this fall in Birmingham might be for you.Continue reading “7 fall events for dog-lovers in Birmingham, including #MakeADogsDay at Greater Birmingham Humane Society October 22”
On Saturday night, October 5th, someone broke into Birmingham’s first and only cat cafe Gatos and Beans, shattering their store window door.
Sound the alarm! Gatos & Beans—Birmingham’s first and only cat cafe—was broken into the night of Saturday, October 5. Now, this beloved feline animal shelter is asking for your help.Continue reading “Gatos & Beans, Birmingham’s cat cafe, sets up Go Fund Me campaign after break-in”
Hospitality is a cultural cornerstone in Alabama. However, that doesn’t have to just mean human houseguests! Our furry friends need homes to welcome them in, too. I became a foster parent to some of our fluffier Birmingham citizens—here’s why you should do it, too.Continue reading “I’m a new foster mom to fur babies in Birmingham—and you can be, too!”
The black cat. Demonized for centuries and still regarded by many as unlucky—especially on days like Friday the 13th. Here’s a look at some of the superstitions surrounding these lovable fur balls and where you can adopt your own around Birmingham.Continue reading “Boost your luck this Friday the 13th with a magical black cat in Birmingham. Adoption info inside!”
Have you heard the news? There’s a new dog in town. Fetch is an off-leash dog park, but with a twist. There’s also a full-service bar! This pup lover’s heaven is coming to Birmingham, AL—and we’re counting down the days.Continue reading “Pup Park? Brew Bar? Both. Fetch is coming to Birmingham!”
Everyone knows there are all kinds of childcare options for the working parent. But what about the parents whose kids are a little-uh-fluffier? Don’t worry, pup parents—you’re important too. Here are 7 options for doggy daycares in Birmingham, AL!Continue reading “7 doggy daycares in Birmingham for the pup parent on the go (plus cute dog pics)”
The owners of Slate Barganier in Birmingham, Alabama are not your average homebuilders. They had a vision. We got behind the scenes to meet the team and learn what they’re about. The most adorable member? Asher, the fluffy Australian Shepard. Feast your eyes on their designs.Continue reading “Meet the Alabama native team behind Slate Barganier – Stunning PHOTOS including Asher the office mascot.”