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Guest Name
Dusty Rainbolt
Guest Occupation
VP & Editor-in-Chief of Adopt A Shelter, Author and Pet Activist
Guest Biography

Rescued her first cat in 1986 when a family moved away and abandoned their pregnant kitty in the snow.  That experience opened her eyes to the vast problem of unwanted pets.  Since that day Dusty and her husband have rescued and re-homed over 1,500 cats and kittens, 500 of them bottle babies.  A journalist by trade, she turned her focus from local events to pet journalism in the hope that her writing would help people become more knowledgeable, responsible pet owners. 
Named the 2014 FRISKIES® Writer of the Year, Dusty is an associate certified member of International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, award-winning author of numerous cat care books and thousands of pet care articles, and a science fiction/fantasy/horror novelist (her first love).

Dusty Rainbolt, ACCBC
Editor-in-chief AdoptAShelter
Member International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
Past president Cat Writers' Association
Author of Death Under the Crescent Moon, Cat Wrangling Made Easy
Kittens For Dummies, Ghost Cats: Human Encounters with Feline Spirits
All The Marbles, The Four Redheads of the Apocalypse