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Memorials Help Us Cope With the Loss of a Pet

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Making memories while they are still here, remembering pets after they are gone, and disenfranchised grief. Photo: Enna8982/Shutterstock

Fellow Creatures: Common Misconceptions about Cats

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A new post on my Psych Today blog Fellow Creatures looks at some common misconceptions about cats. Photo: Krysten Merriman/Pexels

Why Did My Cat Attack Me, and Other Important Cat Questions

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Why did my cat attack me? I answer this - and other important cat questions - for Breakfast Television .

The Slow Blink, Litter Boxes, and Why You Shouldn't Punish Cats

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What does a cat's slow blink mean, and should we slow blink to our pet cats? I explain to CTV's Your Morning . 

Answering Questions About Cats for Global TV

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In two recent TV appearances, I answered some common questions about cats.

Pub Date (Purr Day?) for Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy

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Get tips for an even happier cat in my book, Purr , published today. By Zazie Todd PhD

Companion Animal Psychology Book Club May 2022

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"The book brims with Roach’s irreverent humor, which particularly shines when she experiences human-animal conflict firsthand... A blend of modern science and history, with Roach’s flair for spotting hidden absurdities... As another entry in Roach’s canon of books, Fuzz stands tall (and hairy), educating as much as it entertains."― Bethany Brookshire, Science News .