Get to know our certified cat behavior consultant, Joey Lusvardi, and learn a few things about cat behavior! Joey has spoken to a variety of media outlets about cats including CNN, People, Insider, Rover, Mic, USA Today, Reader’s Digest, and more! Here is a selection of where he’s been featured.
If you’re from a media outlet and need an expert to comment on cat behavior, I love talking cats! Feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll chat.
Abra Kadabra Environmental Services featured an interview with Joey on mental health and how he takes care of himself so he can take care of your cats.
Class Act Cats was featured in Best Life Online discussing why your cat may be biting your toes along with sharing a few potential solutions.
Thinking about getting pet insurance for your cat? There’s a lot to consider and you’ll want to make a well informed decision before purchasing a plan. If you want some tips on how to decide what to do and if it’s worthwhile, head to Business Insider for some key things to look at.
Cleaning up cat poop isn’t fun, especially if it’s on your sofa. What can be done if your cat isn’t using the litter box to poop? I shared a few tips with Chewy about how to get your cat using their box again.
Thinking of bringing home a new kitten? I helped contribute to Chewy’s new kitten checklist! Make sure you have all the supplies you need before your new fluff ball comes home.
Like humans, cats have things they like or don’t like. It’s easier than you’d think to ask your cat if they’re okay with something. Getting consent from your cat will make your life way easier in the end. Check out some tips on how to ask for consent from your cat.
Self cleaning and robotic litter boxes are convenient for us, but ultimately your cat needs to decide to use it. There are ways to pick out a better self cleaning box if you’re going for one and Joey provided some insights into how to choose a good one.
I was interviewed by my favorite catnip, silvervine, and valerian supplier, Meowy Janes, about cat behavior! Check out the interview and then check out their selection of goodies for your cats.
While not all behavior concerns are as simple as getting a new product to solve the issue, there are a lot of tools that can help. Check out some of my suggestions for helping with cat behavior concerns.
Does your cat love you? I hope so, but how can you tell if you’re your cat’s favorite person? Here’s what to look for to tell how attached to you your cat is.
A good scratching post will keep your cat happy and your furniture intact. See some tips I shared with People and check out which posts their cats seemed to like the best.
If you’re worried about your cat being safe at home while you’re not around, check out some some tips on keeping them out of danger.
Cats wandering through your yard and you’d rather they didn’t? There are a few methods that you can try to keep wandering cats from creating trouble in your garden.
One of the most important times in a cat’s life is when they are a kitten. Socializing kittens is an important skill and, if done properly, can set them up for success. I shared some tips with Rover about how to do the process correctly so your kitten has a successful life.
There’s a lot of debate about whether male or female cats are better and for what situations they are better. Of course, some of these lines of thinking aren’t accurate. Find out what the evidence says is different between male and female cats to help make an informed decision.
Destructive scratching is a big problem for a lot of humans. Thankfully, the solution is easier than you’d think. Head to Rover.com to learn what Joey has to say about stopping unwanted scratching.
Wand toys are a great way to actively play with your cat and get their natural need to hunt satisfied. Some wand toys are better than others. Check out these recommendations from Joey in the Spruce Pets!
I love catnip and I love cats on catnip. I shared some information about catnip and catnip toys with the Spruce Pets to help you pick out a ‘nip filled toy your cat will love.
Think all cat furniture is ugly? Think again! There are a lot of really nice-looking choices you can get. Learn about what’s out there and some important considerations from your cat’s perspective when picking out litter box furniture.
I wrote a special blog post for Whisker, the folks behind the Litter Robot, about a tough and emotional topic. Rehoming isn’t a choice to be taken lightly, but sometimes it’s the kind thing for the cat. Head to their blog to see what I have to say on this difficult and nuanced topic.
Articles Featuring Our First Chief Purr Officer!
It’s not just Joey that’s out there making the news. Our CPO, Zoloft, made the news a few times while he was around!
200+ Funny Cat Names... Featuring Z!
Reader’s Digest was coming up with a list of funny cat names and of course Zoloft managed to sneak his way into the article. Joey provided some insights on considerations with naming your cat, too.