A podcast for owners who explore the world with their cats by walking them on a leash, biking while their cat rides in their backpacks, eating brunch with their cat at the local café & even travelling in a kayak with their cat. We chat to catexplorers and experts about the tips & tricks you can use, their war stories, the lessons they’ve learnt and about the funny moments they have along the way.
O.G. is an amazing hiking cat who loves travelling in the car. We chat with his humans about training O.G., taking a cat camping and introducing a dog sibling into the family.
Anneke van den Broek is the founder of the pet brand Rufus & Coco. She is also one of Australia’s 50 most influential female entrepreneurs. In this wide ranging conversation, she shares her tops on how we can protect our cats in the outdoors, how to find cat friendly rental properties and how to groom your cat.
Russ is a kitty who has travelled through 17 states of the US and also been overseas. Russ’ mum, Kat, shares her tips on how to fly in a plane with your cat, how to go on a road trip with your cat, find cat friendly locations and how to pack when travelling with a cat.
The sad reality is that our pets will not be here forever. At some point will have to grieve for them. We talk about how to grieve for our pets, the steps that may help us and how to support our friends and family (online and in real life) when they are grieving for their pets.
It’s amazing when a mid-life crisis results in something beautiful. This is exactly what happened to Rich, who packed up his life to van around Australia with his cat, Willow. Rich shares how he did this, the amazing experiences he has had and the lessons he has learned (that you can use!)
Clara Lee has already achieved so much. She set up the Hopkins Belize Humane Society, which has been instrumental in not only spaying & neutering animals in Belize, but also educating the locals about animal health and welfare. She is also an inspiring human being, who has found a beautiful way to grieve her late husband – by training her cat to be a therapy cat, to comfort others who are in the same position as her late husband. In this episode, Clara Lee shares about her amazing journey and experiences and her thought process.
We have lost track of the number of times Mike & Lily have been mentioned on the Catexplorer Podcast. Their mum, Stephanie, shares how they started catexploring at an older age, how they try new things like kayaking, SUPing, hiking and so much more. They show us that older kitties can learn new tricks – even the ones that some humans can’t do.
Sometimes, we bring our kitties into our lives to save them. But then they save us. That is exactly what Monk & Bean did for their mum, Nicole. Monk is known as a vampire cat and Bean is a cuddly kitty. When you dig deeper you hear about the amazing impact they have had on their mum. They have helped her managed her depression. And she in turn entertains us with their antics and personalities.
Have you been missing your weekly Catexplorer Podcast episode?
Don’t fret! The new season starts on the 6th May 2019!
We got some exciting guests coming up, sharing all about catexploring, tips you can use with your cat, ideas about looking after our cats and even about how they overcame some of their personal struggles.
We’re so excited for you to hear from them!
Find out where you can take your cat on a leash in an urban environment. Julie from Cats Going Places shares the shops & cafes that she takes her cat to, and how she finds cat friendly shops and cafes. She also takes us through her checklist on the stores she visits with her cat. We also chat about handling interactions with dogs as well as people and your cat while out and about.
Raw cat food can seem really confusing, especially when you want to make it at home. Eileen & Mallory from Wildernesscat shares why we should consider feeding our cats raw, and how we can easily make it at home. They speak about the commercial cat food options and how you can make it all on your own. And they highlight that raw feeding your cat is not hard – it is actually easy!
Learn some techniques on how to improve your photography skills, especially when photographing your cat. We hear about some simple techniques that can help compose that amazing photo and how to utilise the technology you have at home to get that perfect picture of your kitty.
Sushi’s Mums share how he explores New York and the cat friendly locations and accommodation he goes to. We learn how they trained him to ride in his stroller, the challenges they have had and how they overcome them and we laugh at the funny moments like when he was mistaken for a dog!
This is a story about overcoming adversity and the amazing roles our animals play in our lives. As a veteran, Stephen learnt to manage his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) using Adventure Therapy. Hear how his service dog, Puppi, helped him manage is PTSD and how his cat Burma helped him see the positives in life. An inspiring story that continually left us speechless and in awe.
Listen to all the challenges Roxy has faced while learning to walk on a leash and how she overcame them to be the catexplorer she is today. We also learn about how each of us can play a part in changing other kitties’ lives for the better.
Julie from Cat School takes us through how training your cat will help enrich their lives. We learn about different training techniques like clicker training, and how to use these while walking our cats on a harness and leash.
Wobbly cat syndrome (otherwise known as cerebellar hypoplasia) and FIV doesn’t mean a cat can’t enjoy life. Sophie shows that having CH actually makes her an amazing candidate to be a cat who walks on a leash. Sassy lives an incredible life with FIV. Sophie & Sassy are just 2 members of the Kitty Cat Chronicles team. Listen to how the gang goes exploring on hikes, in boats, in cars and even in planes.