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Hong Kong’s natural, healthy pet food retailer: Pet Sensei! Cat & dog supplies with a cause.

custom cat mascot suit, big cat head mask

Animal-lovers, you will love this story. Above, as you can see… my Scottish Fold cat has become a life-size mascot!

We’re thrilled to support a new Hong Kong pets service — Pet Sensei. This online store sells healthy products for dogs and cats, and supports animal charities. 

scottish fold cat cute face ears

Basil gladly “lent a paw” to the company, knowing that they only sell the best brands of food, litter and more — at affordable prices. Plus, Pet Sensei donates funds from every item sold to animals in need.

(Read on for more, as well as a Chinese Gothic Lolita modeling shoot!)

Pet 師父, petsshk

These days, having a pet is like having a family member. We want to provide our furry friends with the best possible food and care. (What a baby — Basil Farrow loves to be carried!)

However, in China and Hong Kong, it’s expensive and difficult to purchase high-quality pet food. Respected international labels (such as Orijen and Wellness) aren’t found in most local pet stores, and online prices are astronomical. Locals told me they feel stuck and frustrated by the situation.

pet sensei hong kong cat and dog food

Basil to the rescue! My plump cat is the face of Pet Sensei, a site that makes these top-quality products easily available in Hong Kong. The company imports pet foods and supplies directly, and sell them at lower prices than other sources. They’ll also deliver right to you.

buy healthy pet food online, hong kong

Pet Sensei has created an entire community around their mission of helping animals. On their Facebook page (Pet 師父), you can share cute stories about your pets, learn about animal care, and play games to win prizes.

In Hong Kong, it’s hard to find pet foods without by-products and potentially toxic ingredients. Pet Sensei, on the other hand, sells top-rated international brands including Orijen, Wellness, Oven Baked, Natural Balance, Artemis.

natural cat dog food retailer, hong kong

The staff illustrator does a fantastic job at turning Basil (the maoo) and Tiny (the dog) into cartoon characters. Above is a comic from Halloween — you can see the latest ones on the Petsshk Facebook page.

hong kong dog rescue, pet charity

In addition to donating funds to charities, the staff of Pet Sensei takes direct action to help animals in need. 

Recently, they rescued Pi — a dog who was constantly being mistreated, underfed, and thrown into the sea. When the owner found out Pi had cancer and needed urgent surgery, he abandoned him. Pet Sensei stepped in and paid for the surgery. They are giving updates on the Facebook page: “Pi is now recovering slowly. We will continue to fund the clinic expenses until we can find someone who can take good care of him and love him for the last stage of his life.”

scottish fold cat basil, pet sensei

Not all pets are as lucky as Basil… That’s why we wanted to lend our support to Pet Sensei and their animal rescue work.

We hope Hong Kong pet owners can feel great about buying quality goods from a company that cherishes animals, and helps them speak out.

buying pet food litter hong kong store

And to top it off — the prices are pretty fabulous. Right now, they are holding a week-long Pet Carnival that is offering discounts, lucky draws, games and more fun.

The site is available in both Chinese and English. Customer service is very responsive and fluent in English, so if you’re an ex-pat in Hong Kong, you won’t have any trouble ordering from them.

hong kong pet store, english language chinese supplier

I hope you’ll check out Pet Sensei — and please tell your Hong Kong friends who have pets! Basil sends a snuggle in return.

chinese gothic lolita dresses, spider hong kong

What else have I been up to in Hong Kong?

I recently did a photoshoot with my friends. Above, I’m modeling with Natalie Lam, designer of the local Gothic Lolita brand SpiderThese enigmatic photos are by Thomas Sandfield, who shoots fashion editorials and music videos in Hong Kong and worldwide.

hong kong rooftop fashion photoshoot

We snuck up onto a rooftop to shoot these images. Thomas has a magnificent eye for capturing the mood of the city.

chinese goths, gothic lolita models

Above, I’m with my rainbow-haired friend — Mim Lai Sandfield of Sandfield Productions, a talented illustrator who also edited these photos. We’re all wearing Spider Gothic & Lolita fashion.

chinese girl makeup portrait

K. Lau of Bright Production took part in the shoot too (we met in Cebu, Philippines). He captured the above portrait of me, and the behind-the-scenes below.

fashion photographer hong kong, street style

Natalie and I look pleased with the shots Thomas took!

"miffy

We are obsessed with Miffy the X-mouthed bunny. I got this purse from the Miffy store in Shanghai (there are branches in Hong Kong too).

hong kong fashion bloggers photography

Hong Kong’s gritty buildings formed the perfect backdrop for a squad of Goths. 

hong kong goth lolita fashion

A peek at what goes on behind the lens. Thanks also to photographer Arthur Rash (far right) who joined our adventure.

corset lace victorian goth dress

Good thing I’m not afraid of heights… as we were up high on the roof, without a barrier!

Thanks to my Hong Kong friends for the fun shoot.

goth bathrobe, silk kimono

Finally, on the topic of Gothic fashion… thought I’d give you a head’s up. Shopbop is having a big sale here until Nov 30 — a great time to pick up winter items, or presents for friends. I’m personally loving this silk kimono robe, top with collar and bow, and fuzzy black gloves.

What do you think of my Scottish Fold being a pet mascot? Enjoy more cat cuteness on the Pet Sensei site.

24 Comments

  1. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:52 am | Permalink

    sweetness ~~*

  2. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:53 am | Permalink

    Congrats Basil!

    I heart the drawings of him and the cat suit.

    • Posted November 25, 2015 at 4:37 pm | Permalink

      They’re so cute!

  3. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:53 am | Permalink

    <3<3<3<3<3<3

  4. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:54 am | Permalink

    Amazing

  5. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:54 am | Permalink

    Love BASIL

  6. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:54 am | Permalink

    Congratulations on the mascot-ship hah hah

  7. Posted November 25, 2015 at 2:55 am | Permalink

    BEAUTIFUL Gothic Lolita girls!!
    Inspiration gal-lore.

  8. Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:13 am | Permalink

    Congrats on a great shoot and here’s to helping the animals.

  9. Posted November 25, 2015 at 9:16 pm | Permalink

    Amazing!

  10. Posted November 25, 2015 at 9:17 pm | Permalink

    enjoy HK

  11. Posted November 26, 2015 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    wow!!! awesome dude!!! keep it up!!

  12. Posted November 26, 2015 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    Really great!

  13. Posted November 27, 2015 at 1:56 am | Permalink

    Chaplain JROTC prayer. “J’s”. Just Entertainment-Comedian.

    Okay I’m a mathematical Genius 1. One.
    I’ve been taught by the CIA to president. I’ve been taught by British white
    (USA) to be president. My President name is {President George Georgian} -white
    a type of –Swiss-Russia maybe not Swiss –Switzerland to Disneyland to
    Ranger-Post yes Taps-movie baby. We want to go Disneyland. Now the (USA) is not
    on hold butt … the British are somewhat white okay. Swiss [Spelling? Swahili] {‘”Swedish
    Bombshells with babies’”} Raideretts -Girl. My orders are {we give and take no
    orders w/ CIA orders ok.} I and we have no connections to the CIA. Period. See you
    in the end butt I hope we be surfing. Deer Hunter moment just hand over the
    surfboard. Marine-Recon-Ranger. In the US they don’t want to call yourself a
    ranger in the US marines butt … it’s just for the acting as a {‘”MOVIE STAR’”}
    okay. So again I’m not famous ok. I don’t like nobody for say its be-cuz I don’t
    want to handle it can no one maybe can handle it – the movie star cuz they have
    to all love you (U) ok. So compete level 1 A- Madicella Chavez {“CLUELESS-CHEER”}
    {compete, compete, compete G-Ride-Astrophysics-Chemist so up and drive NASCAR
    butt maybe this time G let’s try up and drive Formula 1. …} [with the psycho it’s
    with kill yourself so self-defense should be ok.]. I don’t want my number 1 one
    that bad, we’re number 1 one fighters in the Worlds for say. I don’t need
    everybody to love me ok. I just want to chill out at the beach and write {UC
    IRVINE MEDIA. With KGB radio and television we are ok. So ok. So {‘”No White
    Down’”} ok. Again {I guess I would just play good but with a little hope why
    not ‘”No White Down’” –somehow someway white people don’t trespass ok.}. Butt
    as a surfer I kind of don’t want to surf again. I wear an Italian Surfer Horn Charm
    so I have try to hold the Italian Mafia Devil’s Horn witch is surfer ok. What
    that means is I have too always back up me as a surfer. Now peace and we are all ok. Butt whatever
    dude dudett nurse dudett we need to just give them a doctor so peace out dudett.
    Maybe a fireman paramedic or EMT homey. Period.

    Jessica Alba might come back as a
    baby. [S.O.S] –SAS-baby. My personal Soulmate ok. Jessica Alba might not be my
    personal Soulmate ok. {Mores code possible}. Movie Mission Impossible. The Baby
    Rape Drug is untouchable so go get that somewhere else ok. Your baby rape drug needs
    to away from me ok. As a WalMart Drug Dealer ok. WalMart gave me a home in it’s
    the parking lot butt … once the homeless start to build a tent like an
    electrical engineer WalMart would have to kick me out witch is ok too me so ok.

    Az “George Howe” 0’Neill Anonymous

    Genius Physiologist Chaplain

    Psychologist Film Military Scientist

    Anthropologist Movies Sarcasm

  14. Posted November 27, 2015 at 6:15 pm | Permalink

    Well they do look like you Baby Basil but you look better!

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