Rraaorr! VH1 Amps Up The Cattiness With New Animal-Themed Programming

The fur is about to fly on VH1! VH1 is are thrilled to announce a new slate of programming inspired by some of our most beloved hits, but starring America’s most beloved house pets. You’re going to want to paws what you’re doing to hear about this. Among the new shows are Mob Cats, Love & Hip Hop Catlanta, and Love & Hip Hop Meow York, inspired by, you guessed it, Mob Wives and the Love & Hip Hop franchise. And if you though the claws were out on those shows, watch out, because Joseline Fur-nandez and Big Fang are even tougher kitties than human counterparts and they always land on their feet.

It’s the purrfect synergy of America’s passion for adorable animals and all-out catfights. Find out more about our new shows and how you can get your pets in on the action now.

New Programs Present New CATegory for the Music + Pop Culture Network
Open CATsting Call for New Series “Mob Cats” + “Love & Hip Hop: Catlanta” + “Love + Hip Hop: Meow York”

NEW YORK, NY (April 1, 2014) – The cat is out of the bag today as VH1 announced a new slate of original animal-centric programming for VH1’s new Feline Fridays. Greenlights for the new night include “Mob Cats,”  “Love & Hip Hop: Catlanta,” “Love + Hip Hop: Meow York” and “Behind The Scratch Board: Kitty Purry.” Sneaks of the series are available now at VH1.com and in the VH1 App.

New Series Ordered Include:
•    “Mob Cats” tags along with Staten Islands most (in)famous litter as they scratch, paw and pounce their way to the top. These kitties will definitely need all nine of their lives.
•    “Love & Hip Hop: Catlanta” The claws are out as these kittens hustle the game to make it in hip-hop. Some get distracted by laser pointers, though.
•    “Love & Hip Hop: Meow York” These bad kitties are prowling Meow York and they aren’t playing nice in the litter box. The claws will most certainly come out.
•    “Behind the Scratch Board: Kitty Purry” examines the glamorous – and yet still very lazy and indifferent – life of America’s most famous kitty and her famous momma, Katy Perry.

“You can’t deny the growing impact that pets are having on pop culture,” said Tom Calderone, President, VH1. “We know that crossing our proven hit franchises like ‘Mob Wives’ and ‘Love & Hip Hop’ with feline characters and storylines will be catnip to our viewers.”

Additionally, VH1 put out word of an open CATsting call. VH1 is looking for willing and able cats for its new series. To submit your cat for one of the network’s new shows, tweet or Instagram @VH1 a picture of your animal with the hashtag #VH1CatCasting. For every picture submitted VH1 will also donate $1 to a national animal support organization.

For more information, check out VH1.com, @VH1 and the VH1 Facebook page.

Kevin Purrrrner