Susan Michals

CatCon & DogCon

Susan Michals is the creator of CatCon, ( Cat Art Show, and coming soon, DogCon, ( three pet-centric entities based out of Los Angeles.

CatCon is the biggest pet-centric, pop culture event in the world. Part expo, part symposium, it is like Comic-Con for cat people and the epicenter of the cat community IRL. To date over 60,000 have attended, $200,000 has been raised for charities, and the event has been covered by over 1,000 outlets, generating close to 2 billion press impressions.

Her first book, published by TASCHEN, comes out this summer.

Michals is a dedicated animal lover, supporter, and advocate, for all little creatures who fulfill our lives in so many ways.


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