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Cat Talk Radio is all about cats, what makes them do what they do, why they occasionally misbehave and what cat guardians can do to fix it. We educate you on how to modify unwanted cat behavior by providing the proper environment and stimulation, enabling cats to express their natural behaviors in ways that are preferable for both the humans and cats. You will learn how to have fun with your cat, fascinating cat facts and be inspired to try new things, which will lead to a happier relationship and closer bond with your cat. We’ll also call attention to the plight of cats in our country, feel compassion for their challenges and share the message.

Cat Talk Radio is all about cats, what makes them do what they do, why they occasionally misbehave and what cat guardians can do to fix it. We educate you on how to modify unwanted cat behavior by providing the proper environment and stimulation, enabling cats to express their natural behaviors in ways that are preferable for both the humans and cats. You will learn how to have fun with your cat, fascinating cat facts and be inspired to try new things, which will lead to a happier relationship and closer bond with your cat. We’ll also call attention to the plight of cats in our country, feel compassion for their challenges and share the message.

Location:

United States

Description:

Cat Talk Radio is all about cats, what makes them do what they do, why they occasionally misbehave and what cat guardians can do to fix it. We educate you on how to modify unwanted cat behavior by providing the proper environment and stimulation, enabling cats to express their natural behaviors in ways that are preferable for both the humans and cats. You will learn how to have fun with your cat, fascinating cat facts and be inspired to try new things, which will lead to a happier relationship and closer bond with your cat. We’ll also call attention to the plight of cats in our country, feel compassion for their challenges and share the message.

Language:

English


Episodes

Can Cats See Ghosts & Spirits?

10/20/2021
Do cats see ghosts, spirits, demons or other beings? And if they do, how are they doing that? You can also watch this podcast on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/WP6-aofW-bA

Duration:00:35:01

Nathan the Cat Lady!

10/13/2021
Quirky and cute, Nathan Kehn The Cat Lady, joins Molly to talk about his role in Cat Daddies - a moving documentary film that is a timely exploration of modern masculinity and the unlikely bond between man and cat. They also talk about his four cats and how they helped him to build a social media following of over 1 million, his role with Tabby the cat persons' dating app, and why he is hover boarding live on Instagram on Wednesday nights. This Cat Talk Radio episode was also recorded and...

Duration:00:26:37

Does Your Cat Prefer to Work for Food?

10/6/2021
A recent study was published that suggests cats prefer to have food freely given, rather than working for their food. Species who prefer to work for food are contrafreeloading. Cats have historically been thought to fall in this category, but the new study suggests otherwise. Molly and Dewey talk about the study and the results.

Duration:00:21:55

Getting Your Cat To Like Strangers

9/29/2021
This podcast shares how to get your cat to like strangers and visitors who come to your home.

Duration:00:35:41

Lab-Grown Mouse Meat? Because Animals

9/22/2021
Organic, sustainable, cruelty-free cat food? It's what all animal rights and environmentally concerned people dream of. This exciting interview with Shannon Falconer, CEO of Because Animals, gives you a peek into what's happening in their unique laboratory. Because Animals is growing meat-based food for cats and dogs. This isn't plant-based food; it's real meat - without harming a hair! Creating ethical cat food, that meets the delicate nutritional needs of a cat is world changing in Molly's...

Duration:00:44:38

At-Home Cat DNA Test - Basepaws

9/15/2021
Have you ever wondered about your cat's origins, breed and genetic health markers? Anna Skaya, Founder and CEO of Basepaws, created her pet genetic testing company as a way for cat owners to get the proper health care they need for their furry friends. Offering tools such as an in-home Cat DNA Kit, and Dental Health Test, Basepaws works towards providing cat owners a deeper understanding of their feline companions! Anna and Molly talk about everything from the type of health markers the...

Duration:00:37:40

Cats of Kabul - Interview with Gwen Cooper

9/13/2021
**SPECIAL EDITION** Animals, rescuers, and shelter staff are all caught up in the chaos and violence in the Afghan region. Author, Gwen Cooper has been covering the rescue efforts of Nowzad, Kabul Small Animal Rescue and the SPCA International. She and Molly talk about the realities of the plight of animals and their caretakers and what you can do to help.

Duration:00:25:38

Do Cats Have Homing Instinct?

9/8/2021
We've all heard the stories of cats traveling unfathomable amounts of miles to return to their homes; so how do they do it? What makes your cat able to find its way home? If your cat gets outside, should you assume their homing instinct will guide them back into your loving arms? This topic was sent by one of our listeners and Molly and Dewey dive into these questions.

Duration:00:36:31

The Good, The Bad, & The Snuggly - What shapes a cat's behavior?

9/1/2021
What makes each cat an individual? What are some of the factors that make up a cat's personality? What role does breed play? Are orange cats really more friendly? Dewey quizzes Molly on her 5 factors that contribute to feline temperament.

Duration:00:29:55

Moving With Your Cat - How to Reduce the Stress

8/25/2021
We all know that moving puts stress on the whole family, but since cats are such homebody, creatures of habit, they, most of all, suffer the process. How do you prepare for a move, complete the move, and get kitty set up in the new house without developing behavior issues?

Duration:00:29:28

Is Your Cat Obese?

8/18/2021
60% of cats in the United States are obese, so chances are pretty good your cat might be one of them. Molly and Dewey talk about how to tell if your cat is obese, the risks of feline obesity, and what you can do about it if your cat needs to shed a couple pounds.

Duration:00:27:42

Have you seen Tucker? Author Interview

8/4/2021
Jo Ann Jeffries, author of Have you seen Tucker? writes a delightful tale about a tuxedo cat who goes missing. His young person searches near and far for Tucker and meets some interesting new friends along the way. In this episode Jo Ann shares her inspiration for Tucker and her passion for helping homeless cats in need.

Duration:00:21:25

Aggression Case - Jasper

7/28/2021
This is the first episode I've recorded solo...I received a consult form from Jasper's mom describing a complex case and I thought it would make a good episode for Cat Talk Radio. Listen as I share what is going on with this kitty and his family and my thought processes on figuring out the triggers to the aggression and suggestions for helping him. - Molly

Duration:00:36:20

Getting Cats Into the Carrier

7/21/2021
Kim Pierce has once again provided us with a great topic: Getting Your Cat Into the Carrier - without traumatizing one or both of you. She asked us to cover how to get the cat into the carrier quickly if there is an emergency situation, and also how to train your cat to become acclimated to the carrier and enter upon request. Sounds impossible? Molly shares a story of a shelter cat who had a fear aggression response to being inside a carrier; they clicker trained him into being comfortable...

Duration:00:35:22

Cat Tails: What Cats Are Saying With Those Flicks and Swishes

7/14/2021
Our friend Kim Pierce sent in some great questions about how cats communicate with their tails. The tail is the cats' sign language; a portal to what they are feeling. It communicates everything from contentment to terror. Learn what the different postures and gestures your cat's tail is trying to communicate to you.

Duration:00:33:30

Cat Quiz #2!

7/7/2021
Tune in and test your cat knowledge! Kim P. requested we do a round two of the Cat Quiz, so Molly once again tests Dewey's knowledge of cat facts. Laugh along as Dewey thinks out loud to solve the questions.

Duration:00:50:39

5 Kinds of Cat Enrichment

6/30/2021
Are you providing your cats the enrichment they need? Molly breaks down feline enrichment into five categories and talks about what species-focused elements they need.

Duration:00:35:45

Feline Behavioral Health

6/23/2021
What is the difference between behavioral and mental health? How do you make sure you're providing what your cat needs to have healthy behavioral health? Tune in to this podcast to learn how to help your cat live its best life ever - the best of all his 9 lives!

Duration:00:27:49

Hyperesthesia Syndrome in Cats

6/16/2021
Does your cat display symptoms of Hyperesthesia syndrome? Tune in to discover what those symptoms are, what causes Hyperesthesia, how vets diagnose the condition, and what treatments are available. Hyperesthesia plays a big role in behavior because sometimes, what is often seen as the cat being aggressive, is actually a defensive reaction to physical discomfort due to Hyperesthesia.

Duration:00:21:39

Cat Reintroductions - Why & when you should do it

6/9/2021
What happens to cause two cats, who have historically gotten along, to suddenly act like strangers? It is stressful to watch two cats you love fight with one another - and not know what to do about it. Sometimes, a reintroduction is needed. Molly and Dewey discuss the causes of upset, how to know when it's time to hit the reset button, and the reintroduction method.

Duration:00:32:05