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About us

meowbox is a happy humble cat subscription box company with offices in both Vancouver, BC and Portland, OR. We are kind of like an actual meowbox itself: cute, entertaining, unique, and well-put together.

meowbox is run by real people, who really love cats, and who care about their customers. We sincerely hope you can feel that.

It is our mission to get you as passionate as we are to try out new products and enrich the lives of your kitties. meowbox is our way of providing you with an exciting way to give your kitties the exercise, stimulation and happiness they deserve.

Our team

Olivia Canlas

Olivia Canlas
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Aside from serving as meowbox's head of opurrations, Olivia is a world traveller, aspiring polyglot, and cat mom to office mischief-makers Zac and Harvey. She never turns down ketchup chips or a good theme party.

Francois Deschenes

Francois Deschenes
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Francois is a foodie and whiskey lover who founded his first business in 1996. He’s since become a digital nomad, combining his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for travel.

Katie Rand

Katie Rand
Head of Growth & Marketing

Katie loves crime documentaries, plants, and traveling. She's constantly searching for the best vegan burgers and trying to find cupboard space for her ever-expanding cat mug collection. She has two kitties, Simmington and Fitz.

Leah de Roy

Leah de Roy
Social Media & Content Manager

Leah is cat mom to two Montreal rescues, Louie and Beatrice. An introvert at heart, she finds the most joy in curling up with a good book and a cup of coffee, drawing, or hunting for thrift finds.

Sarita Fichtner

Sarita Fichtner
Shop Manager

Sarita is passionate about living life to the fullest while finding joy in the little things. Born and raised as an animal-lover, she has always had a soft spot for felines. You can most likely find her near the ocean, cuddling her cats or organizing whatever is in front of her.

Lucas Meneses-Skoda

Lucas Meneses-Skoda
Customer Operations Manager

Lucas is an active cyclist with a love for adventuring, gardening, dancing, reading, creative writing, mindfulness, sunshine, and of course, coffee! He is cat dad to Coco, a former neighbourhood cat who chose him as her human.

Jessie Dissing

Jessie Dissing
Customer Operations Representative

Jessie can usually be found planning her next trip, going to concerts, or trying delicious vegan food. She owns an online shop, @vintage.byj, selling locally-sourced vintage furniture and decor. She has two kitties, Gnocchi and Wonton.

Justine Cheng

Justine Cheng
Events Manager

Justine is a dog mom turned foster fail cat mom to two house panthers, Sushi and Potato. When she isn’t planning meowfest or chasing after her toddler, she can often be found working with other small business owners. She can’t live without noodles, French fries or peanut butter.

Nicole Noel-Matheson

Nicole Noel-Matheson
Bookkeeper

A cat lover who can't have cats, Nicole is a bird mom to conure parrot, Rio. She enjoys volunteering and hanging out in the sun with a good book and a cocktail.

Madeleine Belanger

Madeleine Belanger
Community Manager

Madeleine is a feminist and illustrator of felines (@madeleineillustration on Instagram). She has fostered over 50 cats and kittens, but bottle-feeding orphans is her favourite! She will have you over for the best waffles you'll ever eat.

Casey Chun

Casey Chun
Graphic Designer

Casey started her career in architecture before finding her calling in design. She loves seeking out the best local dessert shops, watching Unsolved on YouTube, and making fun travelling videos. She has two small poodles, Swiss and Penny, and a robo hamster named Taro.

Lee Alexander

Lee Alexander
Photographer

Lee is a photographer with a particular passion for landscape and drone photography. He’s traveled all over the world but his favourite countries to visit are Italy and Bali. His secret (now not-so-secret) dream is to master the drums someday.

Jacquie Mangialardi

Jacquie Mangialardi
Product & Supply Chain Manager

Some of Jacquie’s obsessions include her kitties Hubert and Hannah, a good routine, and cute stationery. She also loves coffee, wine (in no particular order) and home decor and gardening, though she is a self-proclaimed amateur at both.

Tanya McKay

Tanya McKay
Marketing Manager

Tanya is a donut enthusiast who loves a good impromptu dance party with her niece (which can, and do happen anywhere). She recharges her batteries by watching true crime documentaries, having cooking nights, delving into a fantasy or sci-fi novel, or snuggling her house tiger, Fry.

Jessica Howorth

Jessica Howorth
Event Coordinator

Jessica has spent the last five years in Public Relations with a passion for all things events. She’s a proud mother of her son Jack and her ginger fur baby Hank. She loves to run, eat sushi, steal the mic at karaoke and travel the world.

Harvey

Harvey
Co-Chief Feline Officer

Harvey has come a long way since his days as a starving, flea-covered orphan abandoned in a ditch. When he isn't starring in meowbox campaigns, his daily tasks include keeping keyboards warm, supurrvising, and stealing bites of the humans' food. (His favourite snack? Avocado).

Zac

Zac
Co-Chief Feline Officer

Zac has been best buds with Harvey since they were foster babies. While he's more camera-shy than his brother, he excels at fitting into the smallest boxes, seeing ghosts, and summoning individual nuggets of kibble out of the automatic feeder.

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