I’ve been working with cats and their behaviour and welfare for over 10 years - as a cat behaviour counsellor helping clients with their cat’s behaviour and through my role as the Feline Welfare Manager at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home (Battersea's website) for nearly four years - here's a short video from my time at Battersea.
I’ve also volunteered with Cats Protection and continue to work with Battersea as a facilitator on their Academy programmes and supporting them with other cat behaviour and welfare related projects.
I have a BSc and an MSc in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Animal Behaviour from the University of Lincoln.
My training and experience has given me an in-depth and current understanding of cat behaviour and welfare, the skills to get to the root cause of stress and unwanted behaviour in cats, and to develop effective behaviour plans appropriate to the cat, the situation, and the person’s circumstances.
The RSPCA advises members of the public to work with behaviourists who are members of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) or Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourists – RSPCA's advice.
To give you further peace of mind, not only am I knowledgeable, qualified and experienced with cats and people, I’m covered by specialist professional insurance and have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.