Cats Like Us Blog

Cats Like Us Celebrating 10 Years!!!

Posted Julie Ann Davis Behind the scenes Halloween

Cats Like Us made it! After 5 years we thought that was quite an accomplishment, but we are on 10! We've been through quite a bit. So far we have survived our building being hit by a car, trademark infringement (someone stole our logo), two commercials, hosting many MANY in-store events, fighting to get a park bench out front, finding "treasures" on said bench, being audited, a leaky roof, ten Canal Fests (Tonawantonians understand), becoming part of #retroblocktonawanda, pivoting to sell vintage in addition to retro, winning several Artvoice and Buffalo Spree awards, and much more! A GIANT THANK YOU...

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Cats Like Us Halloween Mix

Posted Julie Ann Davis Halloween Music

If you visit Cats Like Us anytime in October you're likely to hear our Halloween mix playing. We often get asked for our playlist -- so here is our collection of the best of the best kooky-spooky tunes that help keep us sane thru the holiday season! We have included YouTube videos of some of our favorites. Enjoy and have a wonderful Halloween everyone! ~Andrew   Halloween Mix   Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater Screaming Lord Sutch - Jack the Ripper Various Artists - The Twilight Zone 4 Flops - Trick Or Treat The Misfits - Halloween Harry...

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Halloween with the CLU Retro Collection

Posted Julie Ann Davis Fashion Halloween Lifestyle

Here at Cats Like Us we are always thinking about Halloween and it's time to take a look at our Retro Collection! What fun costumes can we come up with? Well here's some inspiration for you!

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Halloween Specials with Sweet Heart Pinup!

Posted Julie Ann Davis Behind the scenes Lifestyle Local

I'm so honored to be surrounded by talented business owners on our #RetroBlockTonawanda, and Sweet Heart Pinup is the place to be this spooky season! 

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Chevygrrl Our Halloween Pinup!

Posted Julie Ann Davis Behind the scenes Halloween Lifestyle Local

The lovely lady featured in our Everyday is Halloween Collection banner is Chevygrrl. Known locally for founding the Nickel City Dolls and as an internationally published pinup, we decided to get to know her a little more! Photo: Sweet Heart Pinup What's the story behind your pinup name? My Name is Anjie, but in the pinup world I go by Chevygrrl. Back in 1995, I bought my first classic car, a 1972 Chevelle. Also around this time was the wonderful world of the AOL chatroom and I needed a handle. One of my customers at the bar I was working...

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