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Loving Bruiser Through His Illness

September 02, 2020

Bruiser recently became quite ill. In addition to being diabetic again, he was just diagnosed with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. Please visit his current GoFundMe page to learn more and to help if you can.

MeowAsFluff published a heartwarming article about Bruiser!

February 04, 2019

Meet The Handsome One-eyed Cat With FIV Who Was Saved From A Life On The Streets By An Animal Control Officer And His Wife! 

Crosswicks Library

November 03, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Crosswicks Library. It was great to see several of our local friends and enjoy this special time together. Thank you, Crosswicks Library! We hope to see you again soon.

Delanco Library

October 26, 2018

Delanco Library gave us a very warm welcome tonight. The adults outnumbered the kids, which just goes to show that fans of ALL ages adore him. Thank you, Delanco Library, for your hospitality and love of our special boy!

Plumsted Library

October 09, 2018

Today was a special treat. Bruiser got to meet a few young fans at the Plumsted Library. We read his story, then the kids asked questions, fed Bruiser some treats, and played with him. He even pawtographed their books! Even the grownups had a great time! Thank you Plumsted Library!

Collingswood Book Festival

October 06, 2018

Today was the annual Collingswood Book Festival. We always enjoy this event so much! Lots of people attend this event. There are many talented authors to meet and books to buy. But there's only one Bruiser! If you were not able to be there this year, be sure to visit next year. You will be glad you did! Click below to see another picture.

Authors Fair in Chambersburg, PA

September 29, 2018

Today was the annual Authors Fair at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Chambersburg, PA. Bruiser was not able to attend this event but he was well represented by Mom and Grandma. Several folks stopped by to ask about him and his story. Click the button to find out if Bruiser will be at an event near you!

National Night Out

August 07, 2018

National Night Out was tonight, and Bruiser was happy to be a part of it. Just look at his ACO dad having fun with a pint-size fan! We hope you were all able to participate in your community events on this special night as well. For more information about National Night Out, click the button below.

Manchester Library

July 14, 2018

Storytime at the Manchester Library (Ocean County, NJ) today included ages 3 to 93! What a great time we had sharing Bruiser's story to this wonderful crowd. Be sure to support your local library. Below is a link to New Jersey's Ocean County Library System.

Bruiser Takes a Trip to Virginia Beach

June 11, 2018

Bruiser took a road trip over the weekend and participated in the Virginia Beach Pet Expo. Hundreds of people stopped by to meet him. His mom even got to share his story on the main stage a few times while Bruiser sat next to his book (he's such a good boy). We had a wonderful weekend and hope to participate in this event again! For more about the VBPE, click the button below.

Bordentown Street Fair

May 21, 2018

Although the first day of this two-day event was a washout, the second day (May 20th) was extra special as Bruiser was able to make an appearance in his hometown. He made lots of new friends at the annual Bordentown Street Fair, and enjoyed seeing a few old friends as well. Bordentown is a great little historic town where everyone feels like family. For information on other Bordentown events, click the button below.

Hollywood, Florida

April 20, 2018

Bruiser's mom got to read Bruiser's story today to a group of children at the Stirling Road Branch Library in Hollywood, Florida. They also colored pictures of Bruiser after storytime. Bruiser stayed with grandma in New Jersey, and hopefully he will go to Florida next time!

Super Pet Expo

April 15, 2018

Bruiser was a big hit at the Super Pet Expo in Edison, NJ, from April 13th through 15th. He even got to meet Big Joe Henry from NJ101.5FM! Keep an eye on the Events page for future pet expos and special events.

Storytime with Bruiser

March 17, 2018

Bruiser enjoyed a fun day at the Burlington County Library on Saturday. Decked out in his St. Patrick's Day sweater, he was a ham for the crowd as they listened to his story and enjoyed spending time with him. After lots of Q&A, Bruiser pawtographed everyone's books. He is such a ham! If you would like Bruiser to visit, we have a few dates left in the summer and fall. Click the button below to send a request.

Bruiser meets the students of OLS

January 31, 2018

Thank you OLS staff for allowing us to share Bruiser and his story with the students. He LOVED meeting all 220 students and their wonderful teachers! We had a great day! If you would like to have Bruiser visit your school or organization, send a request by clicking on the button below.

Bruiser is now on Instagram

December 20, 2017

Follow Bruiser on Instagram!

'Bruiser the Cat' author shares rescue story (Burlington County Times article)

December 14, 2017

Bruiser is a cat, and he’s a rather famous one at that.

In 2015, the tomcat was rescued from the streets of [Pemberton]...

Local author pens children's book about one-eyed rescue cat Bruiser

November 02, 2017

Author Barbara Ann Gareis recently published her fourth book and first children’s picture book, Bruiser: A True Story About a Special Cat...

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