Annie Butler Shirreffs

Annie Butler Shirreffs has worked in the pet industry for more than 20 years and is currently the executive editor of Catster magazine and contributing editor of Dogster magazine. A cat lover since she was a little girl, she has always had feline friends in her life. She and her husband share their Southern California home with their four cats, Agatha, Mathilda, Jack and Marty, and an ever-changing clowder of foster kittens, all of whom enjoy being testers for cool, new products. Contact her ONLY at catstermag@belvoir.com. (Any email not from belvoir.com is not this Annie Butler Shirreffs.)

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Leeza currently works as a full-time magazine art director, children’s book illustrator and licensing artist — all while selling her cat art in her Etsy shop. Three rescue cats rule her house — Jaspurr, Princess Pippa and Cole, Jr., all of whom provide a constant source of inspiration for her art. Here’s the scoop.

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