A Cat’s Work is Never Done – “C-AT WORK” by Marianna Zampieri

You may recall that I introduced you to amateur photographer Marianna Zampieri in two previous posts. In the first post, we learned how Marianna’s own cat, Arthur, helped her discover her love of photography. In the second post, we saw Marianna’s Passions photography project, where she captures the relationship between cats and the people they live with.

If you haven’t read those posts, I encourage you to do so, as Marianna’s gorgeous photography will surely speak to any cat lover.

And we’re in luck! Today, Marianna has been kind enough to share one of her latest projects with us, C-AT WORK, which looks at cats in the workplace. Continue reading “A Cat’s Work is Never Done – “C-AT WORK” by Marianna Zampieri”

Touring Best Friends Animal Society – Los Angeles #NKLA

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to meet with Samantha Bell DiGenova, the Cat Behavior & Enrichment Lead for Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles, and tour their impressive facility.

I met Samantha through volunteering with the Jackson Galaxy Foundation’s Cat Pawsitive initiative (she as a trainer-mentor to shelters and me as a writer) and asked her if I could drive up for a visit. Being the fabulous person that she is, Samantha immediately agreed, and she gave me a personal tour of the Los Angeles facility, which I’m happy to share with you today.

Two black kittens at Best Friends - Los Angeles
Two black kittens at Best Friends in Los Angeles.

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Lakes Animal Friendship Society & “Nobody’s Cats”

Founded by Valerie Ingram and Alistair Schroff in 2008, Lakes Animal Friendship Society (LAFS) is based in Burns Lake, British Columbia in Canada. The group is run by the husband and wife team and recently became a non-profit charity.

Valerie and Alistair also authored a children’s book called Nobody’s Cats, which is how I learned about the rescue group. Fellow blogger Cori of Three Irish Cats wrote about the children’s book, and I promptly ordered it, finding it to be a great educational book that teaches children about trap-neuter-return (TNR) and the importance of caring for community cats. Continue reading “Lakes Animal Friendship Society & “Nobody’s Cats””

Jackson Galaxy Foundation’s Cat Pawsitive 2017 Class

Today, the Jackson Galaxy Foundation (JGF) launches its sophomore Cat Pawsitive class! With nine participating shelters, led by four feline behavior experts, the 2017 class hopes to continue on with the success of the 2016 Cat Pawsitive initiative.

Jackson Galaxy Foundation

What is Cat Pawsitive?

According to founder Jackson Galaxy, “Cat Pawsitive is about awareness, enrichment, innovation, and increased adoption placement on a grassroots level. I know that Continue reading “Jackson Galaxy Foundation’s Cat Pawsitive 2017 Class”

Treats for Sophie #ChewyInfluencer

One of the new things we’re trying in 2017 is being a Chewy Influencer. The cats were more than excited when we signed up, since they will get to try out food, treats and products for cats.

Chewy Influencer Disclaimer

Natural Balance Limited Ingredient Cat Treats

First up for the cats to try was the Natural Balance L.I.T. Limited Ingredient Cat Treats, rabbit flavor. I was happy to see this offering, as Sophie has been on a limited ingredient diet for quite a while.

When she first arrived at the casa of two chatty cats, she had Continue reading “Treats for Sophie #ChewyInfluencer”