Welcome to the Cat Division

The Cat Division of the IAABC offers opportunities to both seasoned and aspiring professional Cat Behavior Consultants. We encourage members to share with and learn from one another in IAABC's online educational venues, including discussion lists, guided studies, case study tutorials, mentoring, and networking. We work together to establish guidelines for dealing with cat behavior issues and toward the goal of enhancing the lives and relationships of cats and their people.

Marilyn Krieger, CCBC

Eric Goebelbecker on May 25, 2014

Marilyn and Maulee
Marilyn and Maulee

Marilyn Krieger is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and owner of The Cat Coach, LLC®. She also served as the Cat Division Chair of the IAABC and is a former member of the BOD. Marilyn solves cat behavior problems nationally and internationally through Skype, phone and on-site consultations, working directly with clients as well as through veterinarian referrals.

Marilyn, an award-winning author, writes behavior articles for Catster and the monthly behavior columns for Cat Fancy Magazine. Her book, Naughty No More! focuses on changing unwanted cat behaviors through environmental management, clicker training and other force-free methods.

In addition to consulting and writing, Marilyn teaches classes and lectures nationally on cat behavior. She frequently guests on television and radio programs, providing valuable insights on cat behavior. She was featured, along with her Bengal and Savannah cats on Animal Planet’s Cats 101, showcasing clicker training and talking about cats and using force-free methods to change unwanted behaviors. CBS has aired segments that featured her along with her cats as well. Marilyn was also the cat behavior advisor for a program aired on National Geographic. She and her cats have been filmed for segments that aired on KPIX, ABC, KGO as well as other television venues.

Marilyn is frequently interviewed on numerous AM/FM and internet radio stations. She is a regular guest of Ronn Owens on KGO Radio, where she enjoys answering questions from the audience and conversing with the host.

For articles and more information, check out Marilyn’s Facebook page and The Cat Coach, LLC


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