Cat Chat ®

Tracie originally spent 7 years on the Martha Stewart channel of SiriusXM satellite radio producing and hosting CAT CHAT® as a live, call-in show - helping cat owners solve the mysteries and challenges of living with felines, base don her encyclopedic book, THE CAT BIBLE: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know, which exposed myths and misconceptions, especially about what to feed a cat (calling any dry food for the obligate carnivores “kitty crack”). This show continues to offer advice, information and support for cat lovers, with the on-air assistance of the Official Vet of the show, Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins.

Hosted by Tracie Hotchner, Elizabeth Hodgkins, DVM

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One Woman’s Devotion to NYC Feral Cat Colony

Cat Chat (09-26-2016) #1059: Crazy cat lady or world class musician? Director Markie Hancock’s incredibly beautiful and moving documentary “Feral Love” chronicles the devotion of one lady to a colony of feral cats in NYC — a lady who also happens to be a violist with the New York Philharmonic. This film disrupts our ideas of who and what we love. See the trailer for the movie (, which has been selected by film festivals this fall in Tulsa, Kansas City, St. Louis and NYC.