Cats Like Us Blog

Waist Not, Want...Not?

Posted Julie Ann Davis Fashion Food Lifestyle Style Vintage

Some of the blogs I've written are based on real life questions I get from customers, and this one is no different. Since Cats Like Us started carrying vintage clothing one of the more frequent questions I get asked from the ladies is, "Why are waist measurements so small on vintage clothes?"

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The Lovely Buckminster Cat Cafe

Posted Julie Ann Davis Beer Behind the scenes Cats Food Local

I knew the Buckminster Cat Cafe was opening soon, as the owner Molly stopped in my shop Cats Like Us last summer and we were in communication about cross promotion. Well they finally opened in November and our family holiday obligations calmed down, so we stopped in for a visit! It was awesome! We paired up for a little cross-promo too!

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Your Vintage Wedding!

Posted Julie Ann Davis Fashion Lifestyle Vintage

I often get asked, "Where can I find vintage wedding dresses?" Here's a short blog about that (hint: you can find them at Cats Like Us!) As the saying goes... Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. We can cover three out of four, sorry you can't borrow from us. If you did, we wouldn't be able to stay open! Let's start with the "old" shall we? The dresses listed here are true vintage, and some may be a little unconventional, but I know if you're reading this YOU'RE not conventional! It's YOUR wedding, so make it your...

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CLU Gift Guide 2019

Posted Julie Ann Davis

We know people can sometimes be hard to buy for... Well you're in luck -- Cats Like Us wasn't awarded Best Funky Accessories for nothing! Here's a blog to get you inspired and shopping for that special someone. For Him Stick with a classic gift ~ ties! We have a wide assortment of Vintage & Retro Ties, everything from a conservative stripe to novelty print. Starting at $18, they are a safe investment and if you buy vintage, you are doing a small part in saving the planet by recycling!  Want to "up" the tie game? Add a vintage Tie Bar or...

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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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