Does Your Cat Even Like You?

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (11-02-2022) #0116: Does your cat love you? Or even like you?! Zazie Todd, author of “PURR: the Science of Making Your Cat Happy,” talks about what attachment means to a cat. People can misinterpret a cat’s feelings towards them because they project human emotions onto the […]

Respect Your Elders – What Do Old Kitties Need?

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (09-14-2022) #0109: Zazie Todd (author of “PURR: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy”) talks about senior kitties with Tracie. They discuss the various ways in which you can improve quality of life and comfort for older cats and understand their evolving needs. MP3 Audio [17 […]

Leave the Hiding Cat Alone!

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (07-06-2022) #0098: Zazie Todd’s book “PURR: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy” explains that hiding can be a natural and necessary choice for some cats and people need to respect the need of a cat who is hiding to manage feelings of fear and vulnerability. […]

Put the Cat Spray Bottle in the Trash!

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (06-15-2022) #0096: Tracie agrees with Zazie Todd whose book “PURR: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy” explains why using aversive techniques to control a cat’s behavior will backfire on you. They discuss the problems with negative actions towards your cat like spraying your kitty with […]

The Cat’s Nose Knows

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (06-01-2022) #0094: People give all the credit to dogs for being good scent hounds, but should not underestimate how powerful the cat’s sniffer is, too! Zazie Todd’s book, PURR: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy, considers all the ways that odors can increase a cat’s […]

A Book with Ways to Keep Your Cat Purring

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (05-04-2022) #0090: Zazie Todd talks about her new book “PURR: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy” and her own desire to spread happiness in the lives of cats and the people they live with. MP3 Audio [18 MB]DownloadShow URL

Author Beth Morrey Discusses The Love Story of Missy Carmichael

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-09-2020) #674: Featuring Beth Morrey, Zazie Todd, and Diane Trull. Beth Morrey talks about her debut canine-centric novel – which has been a publishing sensation in England – “The Love Story of Missy Carmichael;” Dr. Zazie Todd discusses the facts behind a dog’s happiness from her book “WAG: The Science […]