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I dropped out of school as a teenager and eventually got my GED and enrolled in community college before earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees as a single parent. I like saying that I am both a high school dropout and college graduate!
I discovered my passion for homeless animals a couple of years ago. My pets have brought a lot of joy to my children and myself. I am a strong advocate for animal rescue and adoption; I would like to see sliding scale veterinary clinics in every community to help make pet ownership more affordable for everyone.
Full Name: Kezia Willingham
Where You Can Find Me on the Internet: Twitter
What I Do for a Living: I work as the Health Coordinator for a Head Start program.
What I Do for Fun: Spend time with my kids, cats, and dogs. I enjoy reading and writing and volunteering for Regional Animal Services of King County.
The Furry Members of My Household Are: Miko, Jasmine, Luna, Oliver, Starry, and Hope are my lovely kitties. May Belle, Ruby, Daisy, and Lily are my loyal pups.
My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Personal essays, cats, dogs, animal rescue, and public education.
My Pet Peeves Are: Rude and selfish people.
My Guilty Pleasures Are: Cheeseburgers, dark beer, kettle chips. I love watching Kojak, Columbo, and The Rockford Files.
How I Deal with Cat/Dog Hair: I think I walk around in a cloud of it at all times.
What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: Me!
Jan 26, 2015 — I see many kids forced to find homes for cats on short notice, but having a pet can teach important lessons and bring parents and teens closer.
Dec 24, 2014 — Vacations, free time, and a clean house are among the things I've given up. How about you?
Sep 11, 2014 — When we found Grace she had a tumor, but she taught me it's wise to follow your heart, even when your mind tries to persuade you otherwise.
Aug 12, 2014 — My pets were at the core of our breakup, and he still gives me trouble about them. Have you ever had to put your cats ahead of your partner?
Jul 7, 2014 — News of her efforts in Seattle got her stalked, but it didn't stop her from opening the shelter.
Jul 2, 2014 — Since adopting one (and ultimately six) cats, I feel happier and more content than I was before -- my cats are now members of my family.
Jun 24, 2014 — Volunteering has become a wonderful part of my life -- here's what I've learned in the process.
Jun 11, 2014 — The very qualities I was drawn to in Starry, her honesty and willingness to express herself, were exactly those that my husband despised.
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