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Welcome to the new CAT CHAT, brought to you by Dr. Elsey’s, the wonderful private company owned by Dr. Elsey, whose mission is to formulate litters to help keep cats in loving homes. Tracie wrote THE CAT BIBLE: Everything Your Cats Expect You to Know and with that book and this show, her own mission is to entertain, educate and inspire cat lovers to offer their kitty cats the best possible life in nutrition, affection, and environmental enrichment. With Dr. Elsey’s support, CAT CHAT® brings you interviews with cat authors and experts so you can better understand and appreciate your feline family members. Sit back and enjoy the conversations that we hope will deepen your knowledge and affection for all cats. Thanks for listening!

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The History of Feline Mascots on Exploration and Navy Ships

October 18, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (10-18-2020) #0011: Phillipa Sandal calls her book Seafurrers: The Ships’ Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World “an incidental history,” about the feline mascots who historically accompanied explorers and navy ships into extreme climates, defended valuable cargo, and even survived battles at sea.   MP3 Audio […]

Hyper T in Cats, a Benign Thyroid Tumor

October 11, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (10-04-2020) #0010: In an interview several years ago, Dr. Ariel Mosenco at the University of Pennsylvania veterinary college, spoke about “radioactive cats” and the radioactive therapy used to treat cats with hyperthyroid disease.   MP3 Audio [9 MB]DownloadShow URL

Lee Robinson (Lawyer for the Cat)

October 4, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (10-04-2020) #0009: Lee Robinson discusses her book LAWYER FOR THE CAT, “Southern fiction” in which lawyer Sally Baynard agrees to represent Beatrice, a black cat who’s the beneficiary of a multi-million dollar trust and a plantation, which makes good summer reading.   MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow […]

Understanding the World from a Cat’s Point of View

September 27, 2020

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-27-2020) #0008: Sarah Ellis speaks from England about the book she co-wrote with John Bradshaw, THE TRAINABLE CAT: A Practical Guide to Making Life Happier for You and Your Cat, which helps people understand the world from a cat’s point of view.   MP3 Audio [10 […]

Pam Johnson-Bennett Answers Your Cat Behavior Questions

September 20, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-20-2020) #0007: Cat guru Pam Johnson-Bennett talks about her book CATWISE: AMERICA’S FAVORITE CAT EXPERT ANSWERS YOUR CAT BEHAVIOR QUESTIONS. She talks about how many of the problems people have cohabitating with their cats come from not really understanding a cat’s basic needs and how he […]

The Four Things Your Cat Needs

September 13, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-13-2020) #0006: Dr. Meghan Herron discusses the “Feline Dream Home” chapter from the book she co-edited, DECODING YOUR CAT: THE ULTIMATE EXPERTS EXPLAIN COMMON CAT BEHAVIORS AND REVEAL HOW TO PREVENT OR CHANGE UNWANTED ONES. She explains that the four things a cat needs are hunting, […]

The Arc of Jackson Galaxy’s Life, TV’s Cat Daddy

September 6, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-06-2020) #0005: Tracie knew Jackson Galaxy “before he was Jackson Galaxy,” which began with his TV show “My Cat From Hell.” She talks to him about the arc of his life: dog lover, shelter worker, and morphed into the world’s most famous cat lover, known as […]

Cat Scratch Disease Can Put You in the Hospital

September 2, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-02-2020) #0004: Dr. Bruce Gordon Kornreich from the Cornell Feline Health Center (which does research to prevent and treat diseases in cats) talks about the dangers of cat scratch disease. In rare cases, a scratch or bite can send some cat owners to the hospital. Find […]

Decoding Your Cat with Dr. Meghan Herron

August 24, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (08-24-2020) #0003: The first of several conversations with Dr. Meghan Herron, a board-certified veterinary behaviorist, who co-edited the new book: DECODING YOUR CAT: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Cat Behaviors And Reveal How To Prevent Or Change Unwanted Ones. This book has advice and information essential to new cat owners and equally fascinating to those who already think they know everything about their kitties. This is an introduction to the subtle ways in which we can communicate better and provide a superior life for our cats.

Heather Green’s Journey Into Trap/Neuter/Return

August 17, 2020

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (08-17-2020) #0002:  Heather Green describes her journey into TNR and how it changed her life (and that of the kitties she trapped/neutered/returned!) in her book TO CATCH A CAT: HOW THREE STRAY KITTENS RESCUED ME . MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL