You can easily see her influence in the current books on cat behavior that are on the market today. 1 best-selling cat training book on Amazon. This unique national book tour took Pam to some of the most popular cat cafes in the United States to meet fans and sign copies of her book. The tour was designed to bring attention to the increasing popularity of cat cafes and how they help in promoting cat adoption.
1000 meals to each of the shelters associated with the cat cafes on every stop on the tour. Pam kicked off the tour with a a national press conference at the 2017 Global Pet Expo. Pam also travels extensively as a featured speaker on cat behavior, training and shelter issues at veterinary and animal welfare conferences, pet expos, and book festivals internationally. Pam makes numerous appearances on national television and radio. Friends, National Geographic, AM Canada, Animal Planet Radio, and many more shows. Pam, along with the Today Show’s Lou Manfredini and celebrity designer Frank Beilec, designed the Ultimate Cat Habitat that was unveiled to national media. The Habitat was created to showcase a cat’s need for environmental enrichment and stimulation.
She then went on a national tour to demonstrate how to create cat-friendly environments and provide enrichment for indoor cats. This tour educated cat parents about the environmental needs of cats long before creating cat-friendly decor was popular. Pam, along with country superstar Leann Rimes, was also the spokesperson for the prototype cageless shelter that was created at Northshore Animal League in New York. The cageless environment was designed to encourage cats in the shelter environment to enjoy living in social groups to reduce stress and promote adoption. Pam served as the spokesperson for the Friskies shelter grant program that awarded grants to 10 in-need shelters around the country. Previously, Pam was the award-winning behavior columnist for Cats Magazine as well as ivillage, Yahoo, Cat Fancy’s Cat Channel, Kittens USA, the Daily Cat and Catster. Pam is the recipient of numerous honors including the Winn Feline Foundation Award, multiple Cat Writers’ Association awards, the IAABC Cat Division Award and the Cat Fancy Magazine Hall of Fame.
Pam owns Cat Behavior Associates, LLC, a private veterinarian-referred behavior practice in Nashville, TN. Due to Pam’s lecture schedule, she is not taking any new clients at this time. Pam lives in Nashville with her husband, two children, a rescued Bengal cat and a rescued Sheltie. Her co-author is Kae Allen. The book received such acclaim that fans requested a sequel. Both books are available through online retailers such as Amazon.
Barnes and Noble and in bookstores. Please note that Pam is unable to answer questions posted in the comment section. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. I recently picked up a copy of think like a cat. A wonderful book for sure. I have had kitties all my life and he is the only one that has done this.
The situation is complex and for the most part I am able to handle his personality. He has a fight response and will even confront me when he is feeling out of control. He seems territorial as well. He is 8 years old, diagnosed with hyperthyroid at 6 years old and around the time of the diagnosis he started attacking me when I cleaned his litterbox. There is a Feliway diffuser plugged in the room. He is still extremely territorial over the room with all litter boxes.
I have been locking him up to clean the box, but it’s so frustrating. Especially since he was fine with me cleaning it for 6 years. Wonder if there is a way to counter condition this behaviour. She is 8 years old and has never done this before. But it is becoming a regular habit. There are two other cats in the home and they are behaving normally. Our kitten Beckham, aged 3 months, has been peeing and pooping on a bed. I cannot separate him from this room right now and I am frustrated. He does it right in front of us, loud and proud! He has no mental issues or stresses I am aware of.