Rita Mae Brown (A Hiss Before Dying)

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (11-01-2020) #0013: Rita Mae Brown talks about this addition to her cat-centric period mysteries, and her appreciation of history in her fiction, like A Hiss Before Dying, set partly in 1887. MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL

Abigail Tucker (The Lion in the Living Room)

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (08-10-2020) #0001: Abigail Tucker wrote THE LION IN THE LIVING ROOM: HOW HOUSE CATS TAMED US AND TOOK OVER THE WORLD from which came her New York Times article about how we live with cats MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL

Author of Hilarious Cat Poems

Authors On Animals (02-15-2016) #123: Francesco Marciuliano reads some of his hilarious poems from his books I COULD PEE ON THIS and YOU NEED MORE SLEEP: ADVICE FROM CATS, which give a perspective on how to appreciate the feline point of view. MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL

Falling in Love with Dog in Italy

Authors On Animals (10-12-2015) #116: Justine Vanderluen’s memoir of looking for romance in Italy and winding up in love with a local dog is the charming subject of Marcus of Umbria: What an Italian Dog Taught an American Girl about Love. MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL