The Pet Professional Guild presents Geek Week!

I'll be presenting my talk "Peaceable Kingdom: Using Feline Science to Increase Success of Multi-cat Households" at this year's Geek Week conference! Four days of behavior professionals discussing companion animals, hosted by the Pet Professional Guild. Details and registration here.

Winn Feline Foundation Overcoming Adversity: Understanding the Health and Welfare of Orphaned Neonatal Kittens

This webinar will present ongoing research at the University of California-Davis which aims to better understand the health and behavior of orphaned, neonatal kittens. From this research, we hope to gain insight into the importance of maternal care across species, while also improving our understanding of the best ways to care for orphaned kittens.   […]

Flip the Lip – Your Cat’s Dental Health

I'll be hanging out with Basepaws on Instagram Live: Wednesday, February 17 to discuss how you can gently and effectively get your cat used to being handled for tooth brushing and other medical needs. Part of a whole week of talking about cats and dental care!!

Cat Friendly Homes Redesigned

I'll be part of a panel discussion hosted by Basepaws about cats and humans sharing their homes -- and meeting everyone's needs! You can register at:

2021 National Animal Welfare Conference

I'll be co-presenting with researcher Courtney Graham: we'll be discussing our respective research on early life experiences and stress responses in kittens.

Shelter Playgroup Alliance Shelter Behavior and Enrichment Conference

Join us a day before the SPA 2021 Shelter Behavior and Enrichment Conference for a special option on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Immerse yourself in feline behavior during a full day deep dive with Mikel Delgado, PhD.  Mikel is a cat behavior consultant and co-founder of Feline Minds. Mikel’s deep knowledge and expertise in feline behavior will include the following topics: […]

If Cats Could Talk…Webinar hosted by Basepaws

I'll be speaking about signs of pain in cats, and how you can establish a routine of dental care with your cat. Hosted by my friends at Basepaws!! The event is free and there will be time to answer your questions!!

CAT CAMP! Human vs Cat: When Litter Box Problems Cause a Rift

I'll be speaking with my good friend Jackson Galaxy on Saturday, August 7th, at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. To live with a cat is to embrace compromise. In no area of the home is that clearer than the litter box. Cat guardians will try almost anything to avoid “living with the litter box” - […]


Using science to build a better relationship with your cat

I'll be speaking as part of the Animal Behavior Society's FREE Public Day on Saturday, August 7th. Prerecorded talks will be available throughout the day, and I will be part of a LIVE panel discussion at 2 PM Pacific/5 PM Eastern. On August 7th, you can access all the amazing talks and the panel here: […]

Inside the Feline Mind: What Your Cat Wants (and Needs)

Cat parents aren't psychic but years of studying the feline mind have given us the answers to what most cats want and need from their human. Think about the things that make your house a home: it's functional, comfortable, and enriches your life. Your cat needs an environment that does the same. What does your […]


How to make your cat happy!

Join me at this FREE webinar hosted by my friends at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. Wednesday, January 18th at 6 PM Eastern/3 PM Pacific. Register here!!     Learn all about common cat behaviors, how to meet your cat's physical and emotional needs, and how to create a healthy and engaging home environment […]


I'm looking forward to giving three talks at this year's IAABC Conference in Houston, TX. I'll be presenting on play behavior in cats, feline feeding behavior, as well as the similarities and differences in working with cats in homes and shelters (co-presented with my business partner, Dilara Goksel Parry)! I'll also be part of a […]