The perfect read before you bring your rescue pet home, For the Love of Rescue Cats is a witty and informative book on all things feline-related. From illustrating the many facets of their personality and helping them transition to your home to learning the best ways to train and care for them, this is a great resource to give your rescue cat the life they’ve always wanted.
Tom Colvin has been instrumental in the state of Iowa for animal protection since 1974. He has been director of the Cedar Bend Humane Society and shelter director of Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Tom has been president of the Iowa Federation of Humane Societies since 1981. He is the current executive director of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.
Carol Griglione has worked on a wide range of animal issues in Iowa over the past 20 years, including those affecting animal shelters. She has been involved in such areas as making animal torture and dog fighting a felony in Iowa. For the past 15 years she has specifically focused on cats. She is president of the board of directors of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc., is on the board of the Iowa Federation of Humane Societies and regularly speaks on cat behavior on local radio stations.
Mick McAuliffe joined the ARL staff in 1990. He has worked extensively in canine training and served as Director of Animal Behavior and Training for the R.S.P.C.A. Queensland, Australia. He believes training should be fun for you and your pet and he stresses positive reinforcement techniques, eliminating the need for physical or verbal correction or training equipment that can cause injury. Mick educates owners on how to train their pets with patience and understanding, resulting in a well-mannered pet and life-long bond.