The Cat LVT

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-01-2021) #0057: Ellen Carrozza is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who specializes in cats and embraces the use of pheromones at the cat-only clinic where she works. She even sprays her arms and clothes with the new pheromone product bSerene, which she finds even more effective because […]

Cats Only Happy When They Feel Safe

Cat Chat – Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (01-24-2021) #0025: Dr. Elizabeth Colleran is a feline-only veterinarian who has a “board-certified cat friendly practice certification” from the American Board of Feline Practitioners, of which she is on the board. She talks about how cats are only happy when they feel safe — which is […]

Are Cats Smarter Than Dogs?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (07-21-2018) #580: Featuring Marc Bekoff, Mieshelle Nagelschneider, and Duncan MacVean. Are cats smarter than dogs? Marc Bekoff talks about this question by discussing the Harvard psychologist who postulates that there are “multiple intelligences in humans — so this question isn’t valid since each species intelligence serves their particular needs and […]

Communities Without Shelter Interventionists

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-08-2017) #519: Heather Owen, the founder and director of Chicago’s One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue (and beneficiary of the NY Dog Film Festival’s journey to the Music Box Theater there June 4th) talks about how some communities are “resource deserts” without shelter interventionists like One Tail which diverts […]

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure I received this plea for advice and help from an understandably distraught owner who was caught off guard by her cat’s sudden diagnosis with a serious heart condition. Linda wrote to me: “My seemingly healthy 10 year old cat was diagnosed with advanced hypertrophic cardiomyopathy […]