October 21, 2017

Interview! Katie Lisnik, Director of Cat Policy and Protection, Humane Society of the United States

“We’re trying to package these bills in a media-friendly way, a legislator-friendly way, and an advocate-friendly way. Everybody has to be on board.” Ready for Round 5 of Policy Jeopardy? Katie Lisnik once again updates us on the various changes and new initiatives in community cat policy across the US. […]
October 14, 2017

Interview! Bryan Kortis, Director of National Programs for Neighborhood Cats

“It feels like we are starting over in Maui. We are having fascinating on-the-ground experiences!” Stacy catches up with Bryan Kortis today to cover a wide range of topics from what is happening in Hawaii with pending legislation that would help community cats, to an update on the group’s work in Jersey […]
October 7, 2017

Interview! Cathy Unruh and Chad Thompson, Board President and Executive Director, Meow Now, Inc.

“My ultimate vision is that there really are no more community cats, because the entire United States has bought into TNVR.” Cathy Unruh and Chad Thompson are the founding board president and executive director of Meow Now, Inc., respectively. Meow Now is the first and only non-profit organization providing TNVR […]
September 30, 2017

Interview! Dr. Nels Rasmussen, Animal Chiropractor and Spiritual Animal Healer

“Everyone else is saying ‘There’s just no hope anymore,’ and I’m here to say there is.” Dr. Nels Rasmussen is a third-generation animal chiropractor who now works as a spiritual animal healer in neuroenergetic balancing. In the early days of his practice he worked with paralyzed and injured horses, restoring […]
September 23, 2017

Interview! Esther Mechler, Founder of Spay USA

“What’s the tipping point? What’s the age that we could get the veterinarians to agree? The answer seemed to be, by five months.” Esther is back for another episode of the Community Cats Podcast, in which she shares more information on the Feline Fix By Five campaign, an initiative to encourage […]
September 16, 2017

Interview! Britt Collins, Author and Journalist, “Strays: A Lost Cat, a Homeless Man, and Their Journey Across America”

“Being a writer can be a lonely, hard process at the best of times.” Britt Collins is a writer, journalist, and animal activist, who has written investigative journalism on animal cruelty and has volunteered at animal rescues and sanctuaries around the world. Her most recent book, Strays: A Lost Cat, a Homeless […]