June 22, 2017

Interview! Jim Tedford, President and CEO of SAWA

“The strength of SAWA is in its network.” Jim Tedford is the president and CEO of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA). In the early 1980s, fresh out of college with a degree in  animal science, he found his first job in animal welfare at a tiny humane society […]
June 20, 2017

Community Cats Podcast Anniversary Show, The Podcast Team

“I’m learning so much about the talents and passions it takes to make the world a better place for cats.” Community Cats Podcast celebrates it’s first year online! In the Anniversary Show, Stacy shines the spotlight on the ‘behind the scenes’ talent that has made this past year a success. […]
June 17, 2017

Interview! Shawn Flynn, Author, The Kitty Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him

“He had a huge impact on my life, and that’s why I decided to write a book about it.” Shawn Flynn is the author of The Kitty Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him, a current finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards. It tells the story of Shawn’s newfound best friend […]
June 15, 2017

Interview! Part Two, Monica Frenden, Cat Program Manager, Austin Pets Alive!

“This is the safest large city in the country to be a cat.” In part two of this two-part episode, Stacy interviews Monica Frenden about the various cat programs available at Austin Pets Alive! She describes the “Fel-V fever” that spreads once people in the community start adopting feline-leukemia positive […]
June 13, 2017

Interview! Part One, Monica Frenden, Cat Program Manager, Austin Pets Alive!

“We let the public decide what they want rather than assuming what they want.” When Monica Frenden lived in rural Illinois, she didn’t expect to start a TNR program. What started as a commitment to getting her own cats spayed and neutered exploded into a community-wide support and demand for […]
June 10, 2017

Interview! Elizabeth Feldhausen, Founder of Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary, Green Bay, WI

“You would think that there would be nose prints all over the windows, but it’s actually people face prints! Everybody that walks by presses their face up against the glass, and the cats love it.” Elizabeth Feldhausen is the founder of Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay, WI, a […]