Virginia is for (Cat) Lovers: New Happy Cat Hotel Opens in Alexandria

Happy Hat Hotel & Franchising Virginia

The Happy Cat Hotel is proud to announce we’ve awarded our first non-corporately owned franchise to Leanne McRoberts and Jackie Warbis, who will be opening their new location in Alexandria, Virginia on Sunday, Nov. 14. The state’s tourism motto is, “Virginia Is For Lovers”, but we’d like to add one all-important word suggestion on the…

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SuperZoo Review: What We Learned in Vegas

The Happy Cat Hotel Crew recently got back from one of the most influential pet industry conventions of the year.  It’s called SuperZoo, established back in 1950 by the World Pet Association, which has grown to become the most-attended pet industry trade show in North America. Held at the luxurious Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las…

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A Cat-Centric Bed & Breakfast is the Idea You Haven’t Considered

According to IBISWorld, a leading market research firm, there are just over 8,000 bed-and-breakfast accommodations in the U.S., employing just over 20,000 workers. Of course, owning and operating a “B&B” has been at the top of many a retiree’s wish list, even capturing the attention of Hollywood with the hit TV show, “Newhart”. But before…

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An Ownership Stake in Pet Care is Surprisingly Possible

Happy Cat Hotel

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics most recent data (2019), the number of animal care and service workers in the U.S. is approximately 350,900. The rest of the data reveals a fairly steady employment outlook, with an expected increase of 75,500 new workers over the next decade, a 22% increase. But the median pay…

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6 Shocking Things Your Cat Wishes You Knew

Happy Cat Hotel & Spa

We pride ourselves on being the authority of all things cat. That’s because we live the life, 24/7, and were born to do it. While our core mission is the care and custody of our feline friends who regularly attend the Happy Cat Hotel, we also strive to educate our audience. We want a group…

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NEWSFLASH! CatCon 2021, Here We Come…

CatCon and Happy Cat Hotel

The seventh annual CatCon Convention is happening this month on April 17-18 and the Happy Cat Hotel team is proud to announce we’ll be there! Known as the “CatCon with Cattitude”, it’s the largest cat-centric, pop-culture event in the world. There’s an expo component to the CatCon Convention—where we’ll be an exhibitor promoting the value…

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Escape the Rat Race and Embrace the Cat Case

Have you heard of compassion fatigue? It’s a real condition that affects thousands of people in the pet care service industry. The sudden, yet explainable, boom in pet adoption spurred on by the pandemic is beginning to take a toll on the veterinarian industry. Forced to meet the growing demand in these clinical care environments…

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Why Should Dogs Have All the Fun?

Happy Cat Franchise Opportunity

Because you can’t begin an insightful blog without statistics, here is a fun fact for you to consider about pet ownership in the U.S. According to the American Pet Products Association, a nonprofit trade industry group that tracks spending, these are some discrepancies about dog vs. cat ownership, along with a truth-telling update to put…

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Cats Are Where It’s At!

If you’ve found us, that means you’ve gone down the rabbit hole (through the cat door?) in order to learn more about what we do and how you can get involved. So first, we must answer the question, “What IS a Happy Cat Hotel?” A Happy Cat Hotel & Spa Franchise is a luxury care…

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