Dog Talk ® (and Kitties Too!)

NPR LogoDOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) originated on the only NPR station on Long Island, WLIW-88.3, where it has been on the air for 13 years and numerous 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. The show's theme song is "Mmm My Best Friend" by Sophie B. Hawkins from her album TIMBRE. WLIW FM88.3 Logo

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Cornwall Canada is Overrun with Cats — What’s the Solution?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-22-2022) #793C: Director Aaron Hancox talks about his documentary film “Running Wild: the Cats of Cornwall,” which chronicles the conflict over feral cats in the town of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. The film looks at the problem of community cats from all sides, and shows what happens when a municipality makes no provision for controlling the cat population through TNR, instead leaving it to tireless volunteers, who manage colonies.