All About Cats’ expert-written, expert-reviewed guides bring you the facts on cat products, behavior, health, and more. Whether you want to choose the best food or find out why your cat wakes you up in the middle of the night, we’re here to arm you with the knowledge you need. Our editorial team is made of dedicated cat lovers and experts, including over a dozen veterinarians, a cat behavior specialist, and several seasoned pet writers.
Mallory Crusta – Head of Content
As the head of content at All About Cats, Mallory is dedicated to ensuring that the information you see here is trustworthy, clear, and engaging. When she’s not reviewing cat products or editing content, Mallory enjoys skiing and hiking. She has two cats, Wessie and Forest.
JoAnna Pendergrass DVM
JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM, is a veterinarian and freelance medical writer in Atlanta, GA. After
graduating from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine with her veterinary
degree, JoAnna completed a 2-year research fellowship in neuroscience at Emory University.
During this fellowship, she learned that she could make a career out of combining her loves of
science and writing.
As a medical writer, JoAnna is passionate about providing pet parents with clear, concise, and
engaging information about pet care. Through her writing, she strives not only to educate pet
parents, but also empower them to make good health decisions for their pets. JoAnna is a
member of the American Medical Writers Association and Dog Writers Association of America.
Pete Wedderburn DVM
Dr Pete Wedderburn qualified as a vet from Edinburgh in 1985 and has run his own 4-veterinarian companion animal practice in County Wicklow, Ireland, since 1991. Pete is well known as a media veterinarian with regular national tv, radio and newspaper slots, including a weekly column in the Daily Telegraph since 2007. Pete is known as “Pete the Vet” on his busy Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages, regularly posting information on topical subjects and real-life cases from his clinic. He also write a regular blog at petethevet.com. His latest book: “Pet Subjects”, was published by Aurum Press in 2017.
Zara Boland DVM
Irish born Zara is a UK registered clinical vet with a passion for helping people to understand their pets. She does this in any way that she can from hands-on consults to international conference speaking, article writing, TV and radio. Her main areas of clinical interest are animal nutrition and behaviour, but she also has a lifelong fascination with exotic animals. She is the founder of Vet Voice, a specialist veterinary communications agency and has nearly 15 years globally acquired experience within the pet food and pet healthcare industries. She is also involved with a number of different animal charities and the proud pet parent of a Bernese Mountain Dog called Rhumba and a rascally rescue cat called Scamp.
Sarah Wooten, DVM
A 2002 graduate of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Sarah Wooten is a well known international speaker in the veterinary and animal health care spaces. She has 10 years experience in public speaking and media work, and writes for a large number of online and print animal health publications. Dr. Wooten has spoken in the veterinary education space for 5 years, and speaks on leadership, client communication, and personal development. Dr. Wooten is also a certified veterinary journalist, a member of the AVMA, and has 16 years experience in small animal veterinary practice. In addition to being a speaker, author, veterinarian, and co-creator of the wildly popular card game ‘Vets Against Insanity’. When it is time to play, she can be found skiing in Colorado or diving with sharks in the Caribbean. Go big…or go home.
Melina Grin ISFM Certificate in Feline Nursing
Melina’s love of animals began in childhood, when she would care for sick or stray dogs and cats while dreaming of becoming a Vet. While working in the Veterinary field she found a distinct interest and passion in Small Animal Rehabilitation and Feline Behaviour. Melina is the proud director of Pet Nurture in Sydney, Australia (Unique Mobile Animal Wellness Centre specialising in Cats). Melina is currently studying to become a qualified Veterinary Nurse with a view to progressing to Animal Behaviour Therapy
Jackie Brown is a freelance writer specializing in the pet industry. She writes on all pet and veterinary topics, including general health and care, nutrition, grooming, behavior, training, veterinary and health topics, rescue and animal welfare, lifestyle, and the human-animal bond. Jackie is the former editor of numerous pet magazines and is a regular contributor to pet magazines and websites.
Kate Barrington holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and is the published author of several self-help books and nutrition guides. Also an avid dog lover and adoring owner of three cats, Kate’s love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care and nutrition. Kate is also a blogger for a number of organic and natural food companies as well as a columnist for several pet magazines.
Amy Brown is a lifelong cat enthusiast who enjoys writing about cats and rescuing them. She writes for various pet related websites, including her own, Cat Mania.
I started the site in 2016 after my cat Pedro (the cool cat on the site’s logo) almost died from a case of urinary blockage. Turned out that food he’d been eating was a big reason he got sick. I’ve made it our mission to help educate cat parents so they can make better-informed decisions about their cat’s health and wellbeing.
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To help you make informed decisions about the products you buy for your cat, All About Cats offers an extensive library of unbiased product reviews and buyer’s guides. From automatic litter boxes to food and insurance, we’ve gone in-depth on the products that matter most.
Our buyer’s guides are based on extensive research and, when possible, hands-on testing. Before recommending any product, our team spends hours researching the market, identifying top products, and reading customer reviews.
When you want answers about your cat’s health, trustworthy information is vital. To ensure that the cat health content on All About Cats is in line with the latest evidence-based veterinary information and health guidelines, every health-related article is written or reviewed by our team of veterinarians.
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