Answering Questions About Cats for Global TV

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

Zazie Todd PhD appears on Global TV via Zoom to talk about happy cats. She is wearing a red jacket and has a bookshelf behind her with a copy of her new book, Purr

By Zazie Todd PhD

Cats don't get a lot of publicity, but many people have questions about their feline friends. So I was delighted to have the opportunity to answer two common questions about cats on Global TV.

First up, I spoke with The Morning Show about how to make your cat happy. Watch it below.

We talk about the fact that cats aren't actually low maintenance pets and will do better if we put more effort into our relationship with cats. As well we talk about how to tell if your cat is happy or stressed, and what you can do to make them happier. And viewers sent in their questions (complete with adorable footage of their cats) so I answer those questions too.

Then, I spoke with Global News Morning BC for their Ask an Expert segment on cat happiness. Watch it below to learn more about feline happiness. 

We talk about how cats like having their owners at home, why people think that cats don't like to be around their owners, doing consent tests when you pet your cat, and how to help your cat adjust as you head back to work. And there's some adorable footage of kitties too. 

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If you enjoyed these TV segments, then you'll also like my book Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy, which is available from all good bookstores including your local indie (Indiebound)

In Canada, if you'd like a signed copy they are available from Black Bond Books via this link:

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Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy. She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, and also has a column at Psychology Today. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats. 

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