Conversations on feline behaviour
Published by KiZa, 28th November 2020, paperback £12.99, ebook £
The whole world loves cats! People can’t get enough of watching their funny antics online, reading about them in feline-themed books, and many consider their cat to be their best friend.
Let’s Talk About Cats: Conversations About Cat Behaviour aims to help cat owners improve their own every-day connection with their cats. The book shares the combined wisdom of cat experts from all over the world on the psychology, behaviour, diet and training of cats, in a relaxed and conversational style. This essential new publication features 16 unique, in-depth conversations with devoted feline experts, each chapter answering a question about our cats.
The author also provides her professional guidance on cat care, explains the most important cat concepts, and expands on the most important issues and debates in the cat world.
From Jackson Galaxy, the US cat guru who starred in his own TV series ‘My Cat From Hell’, to classical composer David Teie, whose ground-breaking album, Music for Cats, was released by the Universal Music Group; each chapter demonstrates a real love for cats and offers a wealth of fascinating insights.
Anita Kelsey BA (Hons) is a cat behaviourist and rising star of the feline world. She runs an accredited vet-referral cat behaviour and mobile grooming service in London’s Notting Hill, the first and only feline behaviourist to run a practice in London.
She graduated from Middlesex University with first class honours after a three-year work-based degree, drawing on experience of cat behaviour in her own practice. Prior to university, Anita studied at the feline arm of the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour Training (CIDBT) with renowned cat behaviourist and biologist, Roger Tabor. She is a full member of the respected Canine and Feline Behaviour Association (CFBA).
Anita is a certified master cat groomer, which means that she is uniquely placed to offer specialist grooming services to phobic, aggressive and difficult to handle cats. As a respected authority on cat behaviour, Anita is regularly called to assist veterinarians with complex behaviour issues. She uses holistic methods and places the emphasis on caring for the cat while educating clients.
Anita writes for the UK’s best-selling cat magazine, Your Cat; for the Cats Protection charity magazine, The Cat, and is the author of Claws: Confessions of a Cat Groomer, published by John Blake.
When she isn’t working, Anita enjoys volunteering and raising funds for The Mayhew animal shelter in Kensal Green. She lives in London with her husband and two Norwegian Forest Cats, Kiki and Zaza.