Events at our Boutique Location

Smoking Hot Bags is BACK at Cats Like Us!

Event date Art Crafts & home Local

Smoking Hot Bags is the creation of local artists Leanne & Bill, once customers of mine and now friends, come and see their handbag creations on Saturday, May 29 from 12-5pm at Cats Like Us. Smoking Hot Bags are made from upcycled cigar boxes and sometimes wine boxes. Each is unique and hand painted. Leanne's specialty is horror movie designs, but she can create custom ones to match any style. She doesn't vend out often, but can be found at pinup events and horror conventions around the Western New York area. We are lucky to have her in the shop,...

Read more →


Across Lots Hair Adornment Pop Up Shop!

Event date Crafts & home Fashion Lifestyle Local

I was lucky enough to meet Monica as a customer at Cats Like Us. Then I found out she has a business making gorgeous hair accessories reminiscent of vintage Hollywood Glamour under the name Across Lots. Please stop by Cats Like Us Saturday, April 24 from 12pm-5pm to shop her accessories. We'll also be happy to coordinate an outfit around her hair decor! A little bit about the company... Across Lots is a millinery and accessories boutique based in Buffalo, NY. Using antique and vintage materials, they create pieces that recall the fashions of yesteryear. Their offerings include veils, fascinators/cocktail...

Read more →


Cats Like Treats w/ the Blue Moon Vintage Bus

Event date Local Vintage

We've been doing this event for 11 years now (whoot!) and this time it will be a *little* different, so please read the details... As the owners of two beautiful kitties that we love very much, Andrew and I have decided to pair up with @The SPCA Serving Erie County, NY for an in store event. Gather your kibble and save some scratch! Bring a new package of cat treats or dog treats OR ANYTHING FROM THE SPCA WISH LIST https://yourspca.org/donate/our-wish-list/ to Cats Like Us on March 9, 10, 11, 12 or 13 and for each bag/ item you donate...

Read more →


Meet & Book with Sweet Heart Pinup

Event date Art Lifestyle Local Pinup

Come in to Cats Like Us on Saturday, January 30 from noon-5pm and meet Destiny Rogowski, owner/photographer of Sweet Heart Pin Up! (https://www.sweetheartpinup.com/#/) She spent 12 years in Los Angeles working in the celebrity photo shoot industry doing wardrobe styling, hair, makeup and model coaching. She moved home to Buffalo, NY and started Sweet Heart Pin up in 2010. Sweet Heart Pin Up specializes in retro pin up inspired shoots including bridal pin up, pin up pregnancy, and pin up parties. She has custom made sets in her studio; A retro salon, 50's kitchen, living room, a bathroom with a...

Read more →


Retro Block winter Shop and Walk

Event date Local

Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 11 AM EST – 4 PM EST Public · Hosted by Retro Baker Cookie Co and Sweet Heart Pin Up FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE HERE Cats Like Us will be open 12-5pm running last minute holiday deals and offering a selection of Atomic Barbershop & Salon products! Blue Moon Vintage Bus will be outside Sweet Heart Pin Up from 11am-4pm. Sweet Heart Pin Up will be doing $20 off "Gift Deals" photoshoots and 15% off merch. Additionally, gift certificates will be available with a $50 discount off regular packages! Retro Baker Cookie Co will be set-up...

Read more →


Desire Link Tedesco Accessories & Gifts Pop-Up Shop!

Event date Crafts & home Local

Just in time for the holidays!!!! Join us Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 12-5 for the spooky and cute accessories & gifts of Desire Link Tedesco! She specializes in buttons, stickers, decals, t-shirts, patches, prints, magnets, paintings, jewelry, and really does a little bit of everything. She is a self proclaimed "para-abnormal craftonaut." Buy a gift for yourself and a friend. ***Double punches on your CLU frequent shopper cards. ***Masks will be required while shopping. ***We will have hand sanitizer available. ***No children under the age of 8. ***Practice social distancing while inside. You can see more of her work...

Read more →


Small Business CATurday with the Blue Moon Vintage Bus!

Event date Local Vintage

Shop Small Business CATerday...er I mean Saturday at Cats Like Us with the Blue Moon Vintage Bus! Small Business Saturday will be different this year but no less cool! Small Business Saturday is the day after Black Friday, Saturday, November 28, when we celebrate the Shop Small movement to encourage people to shop local. The Blue Moon Vintage Bus is a recommissioned school bus turned mobile antique store. They specialize in Mid Century Modern antiques, doodads, and collectibles. AND they'll be parked outside of Cats Like Us!!!! You can follow them on fb https://www.facebook.com/BlueMoonVintageBus/about/... and IG @blue_moon_vintage_bus ~Cats Like Us...

Read more →


Meet & Greet with Monster Matt!

Event date Behind the scenes Halloween Local

Award winning Author/Illustrator Monstermatt Patterson returns Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 12-5, to celebrate his new book “Ha-Ha! Horror Collectors Edition” and he’ll also have paintings, monster masks, sketch cards and copies of his other books. Just in time for the Halloween season!!! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We also interviewed him for our Cats Like Us blog, so you can get to know what he's all about! (Feel free to interview him at the meet and greet too, but if you get him started about horror movies...BEWARE...he may never stop talking and you'll learn more than you did before. Read about him here:https://catslikeus.com/.../54183300-monster-matt-patterson...

Read more →


Daniel Phillips & Behr Naked Soaps are back at CLU!

Event date Crafts & home Halloween Music

Stop into Cats Like Us Saturday, Sept. 19 from 12-5 for a meet & greet with our favorite creepy gothabilly cowboy, Daniel Phillips while shopping some retro scented lip balms, beard balms, and soaps from Behr Naked Soaps! Just in time for our favorite holiday ~ Halloween!!! He'll have his new record for sale too.Want to know more?Behr Naked Soaps Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pg/behrnakedsoaps/about/?ref=page_internalDaniel Phillips Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/danielphillipsmusic/***Double punches on your CLU frequent shopper cards and the Halloween cauldron will be stocked with $5 vintage goodies to purchase.***Masks will be required while shopping.***We will have hand sanitizer available.***No children under the age of 8.***Practice social...

Read more →


Krampus Cuties LIVE with Cats Like Us

Event date

Join us on our Cats Like Us Instagram page, Tues, July 28 at 6pm for a chat with the maker of Krampus Cuties. (We'll be streaming it live to our fb page, like last time.)Krampus Cuties are self-tie, reversible headbands, made from premium Kona cotton in awesome prints. The fabrics vary from florals, kitsch, pop culture, horror, and more! Wear them in your hair or around your neck. Buy one for yourself and a friend. She'll have one of a kind face masks for sale too.This Cutie will be showing off her new prints, some works in progress, and we'll...

Read more →