Kate Barrington

Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh, PA

Highlights

  • I completed a certificate with Dogs Naturally Magazine to become a Pet Food Nutrition Specialist in 2020.

Education

Completed a Bachelor's degree at Marietta College in 2009 and have pursued numerous certifications since then.

Experience

After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in English in 2009, I dabbled in freelance writing for a few years until I eventually settled into the pet niche. For the past 5+ years my work has been concentrated in the pet industry, particularly in the subjects of pet care and nutrition.

About

I am the loving caretaker of a dog (Archie), three cats (Bagel, Biscuit, and Munchkin), and an ever-changing menagerie of other pets including guinea pigs and fish. I spend my free time reading, watching movies, and playing rec league sports in my hometown.


RECENT ARTICLES:


All About Tuxedo Cats

When you hear the word “tuxedo” you probably picture an elegant black-tie affair – a regal dinner attended by gentlemen in crisp black suits and ladies in flowing ball gowns. It’s probably safe to say you don’t picture a cat. That being said, it isn’t much of a stretch to see how tuxedo cats got their name. These cats are...

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All About Calico Cats Feature

All About Calico Cats

Whether you’re thinking about getting a cat yourself or not, you’ve probably come across the wonderful calico at some point. Who hasn’t? What Makes Calico Cats So Special? Calico cats have an air of mystery about them along with a rich history, not to mention their unique appearance... But what really makes calico cats so special? They aren’t even a...

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Leonardo Cat Food Review

We’ve rated Leonardo Food on ingredient quality, species-appropriateness, recalls, and more. Read our Encore cat food review to learn how this brand stacks up. The We’re All About Cats Standard—Rating Leonardo Cat Food On What Matters We’ve rated the brand on six key criteria for quality. Here’s how it rates in each of these six crucial areas. In total, we...

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Good Pet Stuff Hidden Planter Litter Box Review

The Good Pet Stuff Hidden Litter Box is probably not what you’d imagine when you hear the words “hidden litter box.” You might picture a litter box enclosure – something that’s fashioned to look like a piece of furniture. Or maybe a privacy screen you erect the obscure the box from view. What it really is, however, is much different....

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The 10 Best Cat Litters In Canada

The best cat litter gets the job done. It makes the task of scooping the litter box a little bit easier and it helps keep conditions more pleasant for your during the in-between times. A great cat litter combines strong odor control, minimal dust and tracking, and reliable performance in the litter box. After scouring customer reviews, researching popular brands,...

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Top 10 Best Cat Litter Boxes In Canada

The best cat litter box is one your cat finds comfortable and easy to use. After all, what good does a little box do you if your cat won’t use it? Cats typically prefer spacious, open litter boxes that allow them to see what’s going on around them. High-sided litter boxes may help contain litter scatter and urine spray which...

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Kindfull Unbiased Cat Food Review

We’ve rated Kindfull cat food on ingredient quality, species-appropriateness, recalls, and more. Read our Encore cat food review to learn how this brand stacks up. The We’re All About Cats Standard—Rating Kindfull Cat Food on What Matters We’ve rated the brand on six key criteria for quality. Here’s how it rates in each of these six crucial areas. In total,...

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Pidan Igloo Litter Box Review: We Tested It For 3 Weeks

Pidan Igloo Litter Box Video Review The pidan Igloo Litter Box is an attractive enclosed litter box with a unique shape inspired by the Inuit igloo. Its pure, minimalist design is both attractive and functional. A large dome provides your cat with privacy while also containing litter scatter. To use the pidan Igloo, your cat enters the litter box and...

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The 5 Best Catnip Products

Cats can be aloof at times and their behavior is often difficult to understand. One thing that isn’t a mystery, however, is their love for catnip. Catnip is a plant you can give your cat in fresh or dry form. Though each cat reacts a little bit differently, many exhibit excited (and often amusing) behavior. From toys and treats to...

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The 8 Best Cat Bowls

Your cat is a natural born hunter and his feeding experience should reflect that. While what you feed your cat is more important than what you feed him in, the way your cat’s meals are presented makes a difference. It’s worth considering your cat’s evolutionary instincts and natural behaviors when deciding how to feed him. It matters how often you...

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