About the author

Deborah Barnes

<p>Deborah Barnes resides in South Florida with her fianc&eacute; and feline family of seven. She is the author of <em>Makin&#39; Biscuits - Weird Cat Habits and the Even Weirder Habits of the Humans Who Love Them</em>;&nbsp;<em>Purr Prints of the Heart &ndash; A Cat&rsquo;s Tale of Life, Death;&nbsp;and Beyond;</em> and <em>The Chronicles of Zee &amp; Zoey &ndash; A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary;</em>&nbsp;as well as the award winning cat-related blog, <em>Zee &amp; Zoey&rsquo;s Cat Chronicles</em>.<br /> <br /> She is the Vice President of the Cat Writers&rsquo; Association and was awarded 2013 &ldquo;Writer of the Year&rdquo; by Friskies Purina. She was also honored with the Adopt-a-Shelter Cat Award in 2016 from Adopt-a-Shelter.com for her article &ldquo;Any Cat Can be a Feral Cat, Even Yours&rdquo; and is the Secretary of the nonprofit, Pawsitively Humane, Inc. of Miami, Florida.<br /> <br /> Her freelance work has been featured in <em>Cat Fancy</em> magazine, <em>Kittens 101</em>, <em>Catster.com</em>, <em>BlogPaws.com</em>, <em>TheCatSite.com</em>, and the <em>American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians </em>newsletter.</p>