About Us - Veterinarians, Animal Welfare Experts, and Dedicated Cat Parents

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Every Cat Deserves To Live Their Best Life

Scaredy-cats can become Cool Cats!

Our mission is to create a happier cat universe by offering you practical solutions and in-depth advice on cat anxiety. And along the way you might find you have yourself one cool cat. 

Our team is made up of qualified veterinarians, animal welfare experts, and cat parents. We share the answers to cat anxiety problems we have found on our own personal journeys through cat parenthood and veterinarian and animal welfare training. 

If there’s any questions we can help you with, please get in touch and we’ll do our best to help.

Our Core Writing Team

Carla Shaik, Editor & Writer

BSC Animal Behavior and Welfare

Carla Shaik Cat Welfare Cat AnxietyOur resident animal welfare expert, Carla Shaik has always had a passion for writing and educating the public on topics that really matter, especially cat welfare. Since graduating with a BSC in Animal Behavior and Welfare, Carla has written for a national cat magazine for eight years and more recently branched out into becoming a freelance writer full-time. Carla is an avid cat lover and has owned cats all her life. She couldn’t imagine life without them. You can check out Carla’s LinkedIn profile here. Carla also writes for Impactful Ninja, a site dedicated to making a positive impact on the world and society.

Ali Raza, Veterinarian

DVM, MPhil Veterinary Pathology

Ali Raza DVM veterinarian cat anxietyAli is a passionate veterinarian and veterinary content writer. He ensures our articles are top-notch and include all the necessary information for the care of your cats. Ali completed the DVM in 2020 and is currently working on a Masters (MPhil) in Veterinary Pathology at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Lahore, Pakistan. Ali loves using content writing as a way of communicating scientific information to pet owners for the benefit of cats, dogs and all pets and animals worldwide. You can contact Ali directly via his LinkedIn profile with any questions or through our contact form.

Desiree Delong, Writer & Cat Mom

Freelance Writer

Desiree Delong scared cat adviceDesiree Delong is a devoted cat Mom and freelance writer with a passion for all animals, but especially cats. She has owned cats since she was six years old and even though she is now in her thirties, her love for cats has never faded. She continues to adopt cats and give them a safe, loving home. Currently, Desiree spends most of her time writing. In her free time, she cares for her furbaby, a tabby cat named Halo who is nearing her seventh birthday. Desiree is a valued part of our writing team and has been invited to write guest posts for the likes of work at home blog, Superwahm and others. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team here at Cool Cat Advice.


Expertly Researched and Reviewed Articles

As cat owners ourselves we know it can be difficult to find reliable information on cat care, which is why we make it easy.

  • At Cool Cat Advice all of the information provided in our articles is written and reviewed by our animal welfare experts to ensure it is accurate and trustworthy. As a cat owner, you need to be able to trust the advice you’re getting. Our team includes caring cat owners who have years of experience in raising pets and who understand the questions and concerns that we all have as pet parents.
  • If we recommended a product it’s because we have done the research on it and we actually believe it has the ability to help you and your cat.
  • We don’t just talk about the benefits of any products we recommend, we also let you know what the downsides might be, because not all products will suit all cats.
  • We are independent and honest. You can rely on us to give you a good honest review.
  • We love creating free reliable content full of tips for our readers. Our opinions are our own, but if you find our recommendations helpful and you end up buying something you like through one of our links, we could earn a commission at no extra cost to you.

Every Cat and Situation is Unique

The best approach is regular veterinary checkups and following the advice of licensed professionals. The content on this website is provided for general informational purposes only and should not replace or be used instead of consulting your local licensed veterinarian.

We love cats and we’re here to help you help them live their best lives! Please contact us if you have any feedback or questions.

Yours in paws,

The Cool Cat Advice team

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