2020 Online Community Cats Conference

On the weekend of January 24-26, I participated in an online conference hosted by the Community Cats Podcast on the topic of community cats (unowned cats that live outdoors). Now in its second year, the conference featured thirteen speakers from animal welfare organizations across North America. Following are highlights from the one presentation I disliked, and from a few of those I enjoyed. “So much has evolved in animal welfare in just the past decade. Now that we know better, we can do better,” said Dr. Sara Pizano, in her presentation titled “How We Live with and Love Cats.” Pizano … Continue reading 2020 Online Community Cats Conference

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