My First Paying Clients And Other Milestones

I ended 2020 by writing that the milestones for my cat consulting business were continuing to accumulate. Before that list becomes too lengthy, I want to share milestones from the past few months, the biggest being my first paying clients. Read on to hear all my exciting news! Develop New Working Relationships Back in my days as a book review blogger, I felt honored when authors, publicists, and/or publishers contacted me about a review. It showed that my name and my work were getting recognized. By the same token, I felt honored when Elizabeth Burr of Preferred Pet Partners emailed … Continue reading My First Paying Clients And Other Milestones

Milestones in Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part Three

Recap: On May 17, I officially launched Allison Helps Cats. Both prior to and since my launch, there have been many milestones that have happened as part of my dream to become a cat behavior consultant. Some of those included taking courses, volunteering services, promoting my business, applying for a scholarship, seeking legal help, and talking with others in the field. In part three of a three-part series, I’ll share the rest of those milestones, to wrap up 2019 and look forward to 2020. Expand my Networking Circles In the fall, my attempts at networking continued to bear fruit. A … Continue reading Milestones in Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part Three

Milestones in Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part Two

Recap: On May 17, I officially launched Allison Helps Cats. Both prior to and since my launch, there have been many milestones that have happened as part of my journey to become a cat behavior consultant. Some of those included taking courses, offering my services for free, promoting my business, applying for a scholarship, seeking legal help, and talking with others in the field. In part two of a three-part series, I’ll share more of those milestones, to wrap up 2019, and look ahead to 2020. Start a Facebook Business Page While seeking advice from more experienced cat behavior consultants, … Continue reading Milestones in Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part Two

My Journey to Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part One

At the start of this year, I began to toy with the idea of becoming a cat behavior consultant. Since then, I’ve achieved many milestones on the way to that goal, including the launching of Allison Helps Cats just over six months ago, on May 17. As 2019 draws to a close, I’m going to share several of those milestones in a three-part series. I have two reasons for this, one is so I can remind myself that I’ve made progress towards my goal and the other is so I can share my journey with you. Take a Course on … Continue reading My Journey to Becoming a Cat Behavior Consultant, Part One

How To Introduce A New Cat

Need to introduce two cats? Follow this step-by-step guide. Except for the first step, for which you should allow 72 hours, there is no set time frame for each step. Watch the body language of each cat and wait until neither cat is reacting in a aggressive manner (hissing, growling, snarling) before moving onto the next step. The instant aggression does occur, revert to the previous successful step. The most important thing is to proceed with caution and take your time. Cats can take up to a year to accept each other. CREATE A SAFE ROOM Create a private space … Continue reading How To Introduce A New Cat

10th Annual Meow and Chow

Add warmth and luck to your fall season by attending the tenth annual Meow and Chow! This popular soup supper and bingo night returns on Saturday, October 19. The fundraiser is hosted by Lincoln Animal Ambassadors (LAA) and The Cat House (TCH). All proceeds go towards operating expenses for these two non-profit organizations. Meow and Chow will be held at the Center for People in Need, 3901 N 27th. Doors will open at 5 p.m., supper will begin at 5:30 p.m., and bingo will start at 6:30 p.m. For a $25 admission donation, attendees will have their fill of warm … Continue reading 10th Annual Meow and Chow