Maryann Mott Is this Week's Guest Tipster
Hi everyfur! Just wanted to let you know that pet journalist and author Maryann Mott is dishing out the tips on The Daily Cat Tip, the Catster blog that serves up a juicy tidbit of feline information every weekday.
Maryann's books and articles can be found at Petwriter.com and you can follow her on Twitter here. She will be joining us every now and then as a guest tipster on both Catster and Dogster. Her first tip of the week is live already and can be seen here.
More about Maryann:
For more than 15 years Maryann has written exclusively about pets. Her thorough and accurate reporting has led to assignments with a variety of publications including: The New York Times, Family Circle, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor as well as National Geographic online. Articles written for syndicates has landed her work in the online editions of Newsweek, Yahoo!, MSNBC, USA Today and U.S. News and World Report.
As a contributing editor to Dog Fancy magazine (the oldest and largest pet publication in the country) she pens the popular Newshound and Lifestyle sections each month.
Over the years she's worked as a staff newspaper reporter as well as veterinary assistant. In 1996 Maryann was editor and publisher of Desert Pet News in Palm Springs, California. The newspaper featured shelter animals for adoption and educated owners on how to properly care for their pets. Later, while living in Lake Arrowhead, she started the Altitude Agility Club and served as president of the Mountain Humane Society.
Maryann now resides in Arizona. In 2005, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (a.k.a the pound) named her Volunteer of the Year. Currently she volunteers delivering meals to senior citizens here in my hometown.
Maryann shares her life with two dogs - K.C., a rescued Chow mix, and Sasha, an energetic 9-year-old Belgian Sheepdog cross.
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