Yes, Cats DO Like People!

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-18-2021) #723: Featuring Dr. Mikel Delgado, Paula Munier, and Toni Pimentel. Cat behavior expert Dr. Mikel Delgado discusses the New York Times article “Cats Like People (Some People Anyway)” and the study that shows what we all knew: despite their apparent aloofness, cats are social creatures capable of relationships with […]

Lourdes Bravo and Kitten Season, Revisited

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (01-17-2021) #0024: Back in 2017, Tracie talked to Lourdes Bravo, the Senior Manager for the Kitten Nursery at the ASPCA, following a big New York Times article about kitten management there. MP3 Audio [9 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

Dogs’ Inner Eyebrow Muscle Facilitates Expression to Melt Human Hearts

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (08-10-2019) #635: Featuring James Gorman, Nick Trout, and Jan Richardson. James Gorman talks about his New York Times article about the very particular inner eyebrow muscle dogs have which is what allows them to make an expression that can melt a human’s heart; Nick Trout talks about his touching novel […]

Dog Stress Tailspins?

The Bond (09-28-2015) #0009: Does “stress send dogs into a tailspin” as a recent New York Times article ( claims? Sarah Wilson says dogs have as many different personalities as people do, and the most desirable state of mind to encourage is calm, cool and collected. MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL