Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, Peconic Public Broadcasting WPPB 88.3 FM in the Hamptons, where it has been on the air for 13 years and over 650 consecutive shows. This Gracie® Award-winning show (for “Best entertainment and information program on local public radio”), is produced and hosted by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner. Each show features Tracie’s interviews with authors and pet experts from around the world, discussing far-ranging topics involving practical and philosophical issues regarding our relationships with dogs and cats. The show broadcasts from the East End and reaches all across Long Island, into Southern Connecticut and Westchester. It is also carried on the NPR stations WHDD 91.9 FM "Robinhood Radio" in Sharon, Connecticut and Radio Cobleskill WCSQ-LP 105.9 FM in Cobleskill, New York. NPR Logo

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Answering Cat Questions, Siamese Rescue, and Meow Meetup

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-06-2019) #630: Featuring Rachel Geller, Siri Zwemke, and Lauren Miele. First, cat behavior expert Rachel Geller (author of Saving the World One Cat at a Time) answers listeners’ questions with Tracie: from Laura, who added a 7th cat causing big disruptions and is on the brink of becoming a hoarder; Maryann who added a 3rd cat and brought disharmony to her existing two kitties; and Laura in Hickory, NC, one of whose male cats intermittently marks the house. Next, Siri Zwemke, who founded a Siamese rescue, describes it all in her book Rescue Meez: My Journey Through Siamese Rescue. Finally, Lauren Miele of The Catnip Times in Chicago, describes her MeowMeetup there where more than 2,000 cat-passionate people are expected to gather July 20-21.