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    Dr. Temple Grandin, author, professor, expert on autism and animal cognition
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    Paula Poundstone, Comedian & Cat Fancier Extraordinaire
    September 26, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jane Velez-Mitchell, TV Journalist, Bestselling Author & Animal Advocate
    September 19, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Marty Becker, Veterinarian and author, most recently of “Your Cat: The Owner’s Manual”
    May 30, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Bob Barker, retired host, “The Price Is Right” & philanthropist
    January 11, 2012 No Comments By Duncan
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    Jill Robinson, founder of Animals Asia Foundation
    September 28, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    September 14, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    Wayne Pacelle, President & CEO of The Humane Society of The United States–and author
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    Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, also known from television’s “Whale Wars.”
    March 9, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan author, conservationist and elephant expert
    January 26, 2011 No Comments By Duncan
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    Alec Baldwin, Actor-Animal Advocate
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    Joyce Poole, Elephant Expert Extraordinaire
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Jon Katz, author of “Saving Simon”


Jon Katz—the New York Times bestselling author of 26 books, most recently “Saving Simon: How A Rescue Donkey Taught Me The Meaning Of Compassion”—discusses how he came to place the titular donkey at the center of the new book. Read more…

Myriam Parham, co-founder of Florida Voices For Animals


Myriam Parham—the co-founder and president of Florida Voices For Animals (FVA)—traces the history of the organization, which she formally launched with her mother, Elena Flanagan, in 1989, but was functioning informally some years before that. Read more…

Kate Benjamin, co-author with Jackson Galaxy of “Catification”


Kate Benjamin—the cat style expert extraordinaire, founder of the cat design website Hauspanther.com and frequent collaborator with Jackson Galaxy on his show “My Cat From Hell,” helping him create cat-friendly environments for his clients—explains her lifelong love of cats, yet her relatively recent step toward sharing her life with them. 13 of them! Read more…

Mindy Smith, Singer-Songwriter


Well, as these show summaries go, this is certainly an unusual one. Quite fitting, really, given how unusual this show was, to say nothing of the morning this show aired. WMNF is in Tampa and as many listeners know, I live on the opposite coast of Florida. Which means a three-plus hour drive, each way, on Wednesdays, and getting up at 3:45am to get behind the wheel. So that’s the backdrop. On this particular Wednesday, I got in an accident en route to WMNF. Read more…

Frank Hamilton & Ken Donofrio, of Animal Coalition of Tampa (ACT)


Frank Hamilton and Ken Donofrio—co-founder and president of Animal Coalition of Tampa (ACT) and ACT’s marketing and events coordinator, respectively–discuss ACT’s history and evolution, the multiple challenges posed by its building being set on fire by an arsonist, as well as various aspects of its then-forthcoming major fundraiser, Stride For Strays. Read more…