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Author: Kezia Willingham

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 a high school dropout as well as a 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. <strong>Full Name: </strong>Kezia Willingham <strong>Location:</strong> Seattle <strong>Where You Can Find Me on the Internet:</strong> <a href="" target="_blank">Twitter </a> <strong>What I Do for a Living:</strong> I work as the Health Coordinator for a Head Start program. <strong>What I Do for Fun:</strong> Spend time with my kids, cats, and dogs. I enjoy reading and writing and volunteering for Regional Animal Services of King County. <strong>The Furry Members of My Household Are:</strong> Miko, Jasmine, Luna, Oliver, Starry, and Hope are my lovely kitties. May Belle, Ruby, Daisy, and Lily are my loyal pups. <strong>My Favorite Things to Write About Are:</strong> Personal essays, cats, dogs, animal rescue, and public education. <strong>My Pet Peeves Are:</strong> Rude and selfish people. <strong>My Guilty Pleasures Are:</strong> Cheeseburgers, dark beer, kettle chips. I love watching <em>Kojak, Columbo</em>, and <em>The Rockford Files.</em> <strong>How I Deal with Cat/Dog Hair:</strong> I think I walk around in a cloud of it at all times. <strong>What I Want to Be When I Grow Up:</strong> Me!

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