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Cat Ladies is a verité documentary that pierces the intimate world of the “cat lady” – women who give and seek love in their world with their cats. Four different women who have been slapped with the same label: “The Crazy Cat Lady”. Through intimate access with Diane, Margot, Sigi and Jenny, we create a sensitive and emotionally honest portrait of women whose lives and self-worth have become intractably linked to cats. Some of these women have only a few cats; others share their small homes with hundreds. They’ve created an alternative society for themselves that they share with their feline companions. It’s not however, the number of cats they possess that defines them, but rather their struggle to find acceptance and value in a society that rejects them. A figure of fun, they’re easily dismissed but these women deal with the issues that all of us face to some degree – rejection, loss and loneliness.
Film Details
One Off
Run time--
Chocolate Box Entertainment
Christie Callan Jones
Sally Blake & Jeannette Loakman
Associate Producer: 
Suzanne Mullett
Awards and Festivals
2009, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival

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