Like many of you, we we inspired by our cats. More specifically, our first cat Andie, who we rescued on a whim after finding her abandoned in the back yard of a family member. One of us grew up with tons of animals, pretty much everything besides cats because of allergic parents, and one of us only ever had birds growing up. Although we had never had cats before and weren't planning on getting a pet, we thought seriously and hard about it and decided to go for it...we fell in love hard and fast.

Andie was our first fur baby ever, and she changed our lives. We became "cat people" pretty much overnight, and shortly after, launched Your Cat Backpack. Since then, we've quickly grown to be the #1 Travel Cat Product brand in the US and beyond. We also adopted a brother for Andie, Wilfred.

We're so grateful to run a company that's dedicated to nurturing the relationships humans have with their cats, and to be a part of so many families around the world.

We're proudly based in NYC.

- Ian & Emily, Co-Founders, Your Cat Backpack