Pam Johnson-Bennett is the star of the TV series "Psycho Kitty" that begins airing in 2013 on Discovery UK channel and Nat Geo Wild Canada. She is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and best-selling author of 8 books and countless articles. Pam is a pioneer in the field of cat behavior consulting, having begun her career 30 years ago.
Pam speaks on behavior at veterinary conferences and animal welfare organizations around the country. She is also a frequent guest on national TV and radio, including Fox News Network and CNN. Previously, she was the behavior expert at Yahoo, ivillage, Shine, and the Cat Channel. She was the VP of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She is the founder and former longtime chair of the cat division for the IAABC. Pam was a member of the American Humane Association's Advisory Board on Animal Behavior and Training and is on the Advisory Board for Tree House Humane Society. She was the behavior columnist for Cats magazine, Catster and the Daily Cat. She has been profiled in countless publications including the New York Times, Newsweek, Prevention, Real Simple, Family Circle, Woman's World, Enquirer, Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Weekend, USA Today, Newsday, Wall Street Journal, Parade, Complete Woman, The Tennessean, Daily News Journal and more.
Pam was the behavior expert for Friskies and a member of the Friskies "Dream Team" along with the Today Show's Lou Manfredini and celebrity designer Frank Beilec. Together, they designed the Friskies Ultimate Cat Habitat that was was unveiled to national media. Pam, along with country superstar Leann Rimes, was also the spokesperson for the Friskies prototype cageless shelter that was created at Northshore Animal League in New York. The shelter was designed to encourage cats in the shelter environment to enjoy living in social groups to reduce stress and promote adoption. Pam served as the spokesperson and one of the judges for the Friskies shelter grant program that awarded grants to 10 in-need shelters around the country. Most recently, she was the spokesperson for the Friskies Playhouse. Some very fortunate shelter cats got to live in this ultimate playhouse for two weeks while waiting for their forever homes. The purpose of the Playhouse was to promote cat adoption.
Pam is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Winn Feline Foundation Media Award.
In addition to her work with cats, Pam is the co-author of Cookies for Dinner. This book chronicles the funny and often embarrassing side of motherhood.
Pam owns Cat Behavior Associates, LLC, a private veterinarian-referred behavior service. Visit her website at http://www.catbehaviorassociates.com