Before she switched to a writing career, Catherine worked for 15 years as a veterinary technician. Her specific areas of interest included feline care, geriatric care, preventative medicine and client education. Her love of cats prompted her to assist in the grand opening of an exclusive feline practice on Long Island, where she continued to expand her expertise in feline health. Catherine also served as the cattery manager at a local no-kill animal shelter. As a writer, Catherine has had numerous articles published on various topics pertaining to dogs, cats, small mammals and wildlife. She is currently writing a fictional children's book in which a kitten and the young girl who finds him discover the human-animal bond.