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CatCon LA is coming. Here's what you should know




Internet celebrity cat Lil BUB will appear with her owner/manager Mike Bridavsky at CatCon LA.
Internet celebrity cat Lil BUB will appear with her owner/manager Mike Bridavsky at CatCon LA.
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CatCon LA, the first of its kind, debuts this weekend in downtown L.A.

Just like it sounds, it's a convention for cat lovers.

But unlike a cat show, it's not where the most pedigreed fluff gets crowned. Instead, think Comic-Con: This is strictly for cat fans and cat culture (and it's not BYOC, so don't bring your own cat).

"I expect this to be a really big event, a big gathering of the who's who of the industry," says Scott Stulen, creator of the Internet Cat Video Festival in Minneapolis.

It's also a rare chance for cat lovers to meet up.

"CatCon LA is like an oxymoron. It's like an introverts' conference," says Mike Bridavsky, who's the owner/manager of Internet star Lil BUB.

Here are some of the highlights:



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