First of all, a big thank you to all of you who took the time to respond after our film Cat Crazed aired last week on the CBC. Most of you were quite complimentary. To those who took offense, I’d like to respond briefly. Because I disagree with you doesn’t make me a cat hater. In
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Did an interview with Radio Canada International about Cat Crazed – RCI is the CBC’s shortwave international service. Host began by asking me whether I was a cat or bird person – he couldn’t tell from the film! I took that as a compliment because trying very hard to advance the conversation about the needs
“As a culture we never outgrow the joys of puppies. There is no break in our obsession.” For those of you who think felines are the cat’s pyjamas (or want to understand those who do) here’s an article from the New York Times to tide you over until Cat Crazed airs.
Cat Crazed is a fun and irreverent take on an important environmental story: the world’s unprecedented cat overpopulation crisis. The cat is the world’s most popular pet – and the most disposable.
Spent a week filming in L.A., which I’d consider “Ground Zero” in the cat-bird wars. Many memorable images spring to mind but can’t get Fix Nation out of my head. Fix Nation is L.A.’s only free spay and neuter clinic for stray, homeless and feral cats.
This fashion show of clothing modelled exclusively by the hairless Sphynx breed of cats was one of the highlights of our filming at the Meet the Breeds Animal Show in New York City. Have a look.
Simultaneously celebrating and sending up all things “cat “in our new CBC Doc Zone film, “Cat Craze” (delivering fall 2010) requires a deft creative touch. And who better to deliver than Cordell Barker, creator of Canada’s most iconic animated cat film: The Cat Came Back. The Cat Came Back garnered Barker an Oscar nomination in
If you think TV is sexy glamourous work, don’t read any further. It’s 30 degrees, the hottest September day on record and we have just arrived in 100 Mile House for the first day and night of shooting on our new film, Cat Craze. It’s hard to breathe as the air fills with acrid smoke
Helen Slinger and Maureen Palmer, two admitted “crazy dog ladies” who also have a warm place in their hearts for kitty cats, announce a new commission from CBC Television’s flagship documentary program Doc Zone: “Cat Craze.” From the time of the Pharaohs human beings have been fascinated with the elusive nature of cats. Millions of