Making Pet Movies, Having Fun with Cats, and Enjoying New Zealand Life
Meet the Fur Family
This is our meet the fur family page.
Welcome, it’s nice to see you. Here you will meet Marjorie Dawson, Pet Blogger, and the rest of the cat family who live the good life in New Zealand. Mouse over images to see a mini biography!
Dash Kitten Founder Cat and International Blogger. Passed away on 6th September 2013 after a dog attack. He founded the blog to foster unity amongst anipals, and to help those in need. His work carries on with commitment, integrity and well researched honesty..
Marjorie Dawson, Pet Blogger
Dusty has been a product reviewer, reporter and wise counsel to the Dash Kitten Crew. He crossed the Bridge on 24th of May 2017
Harvey, senior blogger and author of our Middle-Earth Monday posts that highlight New Zealand.
Silver Kitten – our Technical Editor, he writes about social media, newbie tech issues and, how to have fun teasing his sisfurs!
TRAINEE Phoebe the Kitten youngest member of the family, loving, a chatterer, and outgoing. Phoebe tries very hard to pay attention, sometimes it even works!
Sienna, middle cat of the family. Returned to the vet as ‘feral’ she proved to be a sensitive carer of Dash Kitten, realising his micro-opthalmia inhibited his play style she tailored her games accordingly. She misses her friend.
Dot Kitten sisfur to Dash. Not the thinnest of the bunch but a loving cat who took up the yelling where Dash left off. She doesn’t usually wander far from home and is a tabby and we love her. She doesn’t blog, leaving that to her more energetic siblings!
Jack The Ginger Boy Another of the ‘smaller’ cats 😉 Jack is loving and quiet with a peaceful heart. He visited from a neighbour and never returned. The neighbours, sadly, divorced and Jack might not have come out of it very well – so we are glad he joined the family. He is another cat who loves the great outdoors – although he suffers from solar eczema which causes some skin damage (Filta-Bac is our protection of choice – if it stays put..)
Natasha Another member of the Upper Hutt Animal Rescue company that joined our family. As we fostered her Mum Tawai, and her siblings, we actually have pictures of her kittenhood so can embarrass her with baby pictures! Natasha is stockier in build than her sisfur and brofur on the blog and totally fearless in her exploration of the world at large.
PEANUT wearing her @MizzBassie handmade beaded collar
Littie ‘Un Helms our Rainbow Bridge Contingent. She left us aged 15 years, a victim of bone cancer. A loving and solid rock she was a calming influence on the family members and only had friends she hadn’t met.
NEMO our hospice foster who came to us and was greatly loved by everyone. RIP Nemo.
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The Dash Kitten Blog Mission Statement:-
We love making movies and will help you make them too. Wherever you are in the world and here in New Zealand we grab and go with our iPhone or GoPro to make fun movies.
We love to help you and your cats. Our tech reviews and movies have been finalists in the BlogPaws Nose to Nose Awards, and our popular ebook 'Making Your Pet an Internet Movie Star' launched in 2017.