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Practically Purrfect

Practically Purrfect

By Carrie Pawpins
Learn all about cat behavior, tips and tricks for owning a cat, community cat information, and even fun cat facts!
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Episode 13: Living in the Meow With Our Cats

Practically Purrfect

Episode 13: Living in the Meow With Our Cats

Practically Purrfect

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Episode 20: Is your cat trying to dominate you?
In this short episode we talk about dominance and what it really means in the cat world. Is your cat trying to dominate you? Listen to find out!
00:23
May 20, 2021
Episode 19: Boss Cat Products
Learn about the Boss Cat Line of products and the Boss Nation Brands and how your cat can benefit!
28:02
February 7, 2021
Episode 18: Community Cats Podcast
Learn all about the Community Cats Podcast with Stacy LeBaron! This podcast has so many great resources and stories for anyone wanting to get involved in the cat world. Find them on social media @communitycatspodcast
37:33
January 26, 2021
Episode 17: New Year, New Habits
Have you considered new years resolutions for your cat? Listen as we talk about 3 new habits that you my consider to add into your cats routine.
17:34
January 11, 2021
Episode 16: Surviving the Holidays with Cats
Think you can't have decorations this holiday season because you have cats? Think again! Its totally possible to decorate for the holidays with a cat or kitten at home.  Its all about how you introduce them to it and the outlets you provide them
23:49
December 14, 2020
Episode 15: Kitten Kindergarten
Kitten socialization is such a huge part of raising a kitten and not many people know that there are classes that you can take in order to help socialize your kitty! Kitten kindergarten can  be a valuable resource for kitten owners whether its your first kitten or you have had cats your entire life.  Check out Instagram @carriepawpinscatexpert for kitten socialization tips. 
18:12
September 11, 2020
Episode 14: AHS Working Cats Program
Learn about Arizona Humane Society's working cats program with Feline Welfare Specialist, Melissa Graham. This is a pretty unique program that is a great outlet for feral cats in the community. You can get more info about this program at www.azhumane.org/workingcats or visit AHS on their social media @azhumane 
36:32
August 15, 2020
Episode 13: Living in the Meow With Our Cats
In this episode, we talk with fellow cat behavior consultant, DQ, about how to live in the meow with our cats.  DQ is the owner of Go Cat Go Cat Behavior Consulting in San Francisco, CA. You can learn more and book an appointment at https://gocatgosf.com/ or find him on social media @GoCatGoSF
37:54
August 2, 2020
Episode 12: Why learn pet CPR?
In this episode we talk with Kate Klasen, owner of Balanced Paws and Balanced Paws Training in Fountain Hills, AZ.  She is a groomer and is also certified pet CPR, first aid, and wellness teacher.  Learn more about Kate on her Facebook page "B.P. Training"
33:13
July 28, 2020
Episode 11: Choice, Control and Fairness in Our Relationships With Cats
In this episode, hear from Beth Adelman, feline behavior consultant in NYC about how choice, control, and fairness can affect our relationship with our cats.  You can learn more about Beth and schedule a consultation with her on her website at: https://bethadelman.wixsite.com/catbehavior
41:06
July 17, 2020
Episode 10: Cat Pawsitive Program
In this episode I talk with Program Manager of The Jackson Galaxy Project at GreaterGood.org, Christie Rogero.  We will learn all about the Cat Pawsitive program, talk about training cats, and hear how your shelter can get involved in this life changing program! 
50:26
July 10, 2020
Episode 9: What's the hype with cat cafes?
In this episode I speak with Missy Pruitt, owner of La Gattara Cat Lounge and Boutique in Tempe, AZ.  We discuss what a cat cafe is, why people love them, and even some memorable stories over the past few years and 700 adoptions they ahve had!
25:19
June 28, 2020
Episode 8: Interview with Nicholas Everson
In this fun episode we chat with Nicholas Everson, a 10 year old who has a passion for cats! He shares with us some of the cat projects he has worked on, a bit about his cats, and some of his cat knowledge. 
16:53
June 5, 2020
Episode 7: Let's talk litterboxes
Inappropriate elimination is one of the top reasons I am called in as a feline behavior consultant. In this episode we talk about litter box issues: why they may happen as well as some things to take a look at when trying to solve the issue.   My favorite urine eliminator can be found at https://pawtree.com/carriepawpins/product/2354
24:37
May 22, 2020
Episode 6: Fostering Saves Lives
Today, we talk with Samantha Bell, cat expert from Best Friends Animal Society, about fostering cats and kittens. Any one can get involved and it isa fun way to help the cat community and save lives of cats and kittens!
37:56
May 2, 2020
Episode 5: Better Vet Visits With Your Cat
In this episode, we chat with Tabitha Kucera. Tabitha Kucera is an elite fear free and low stress handling certified RVT, CCBC, and KPA-CTP. She is the owner of Chirrups and Chatter cat and dog behavior consulting and training in Cleveland, Ohio. She loves educating others through writing, behavior consulting, and lecturing on all things cats and dogs including enrichment, socialization, Fear Free handling, and more. She enjoys the opportunity to help people better understand and relate to pets.
46:00
April 25, 2020
Episode 4: What is TNR?
In this episode we are talking with Vicki Farretta who is a long time TNR advocate from Washington state.  We will discuss what TNR is, why its important, and ways that you can help with your community cats. If you want to dive deeper into learning about TNR, here are some great places to start:  Trap-Neuter-Return Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1479283405672836/ Alley Cat Allies: https://www.alleycat.org/ Neighborhood Cats: https://www.neighborhoodcats.org/
40:45
April 18, 2020
Episode 3: Catios!
Join me as I chat with catio builder extraordinaire Catio Bob.  We will talk about the benefits of having a catio and how you can get one of your very own for your cats! Check out his facebook page and website for inspiration, ideas, and help with your project.  https://www.facebook.com/catiobob/ https://catiobob.com/  
26:23
April 10, 2020
Episode 2: New Cat Introductions
In this episode, we will be talking about some do's and don'ts of introducing a new cat to your household.  We will discuss both dog and cat households and some tips and tricks to help everyone live harmoniously.  If you would like to set up a consultation or have requests for a future topic please email me at info@carriepawpins.com
31:25
March 22, 2020
Episode 1: Meet Carrie Pawpins
In this episode get to know Carrie Pawpins a little bit! Learn about her background and what to expect in upcoming episodes!
12:49
February 1, 2020