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Kristyn Vitale, PhD, is an educator and researcher focusing on cat social cognition, cat behavior, and human-cat interaction. Her research and expertise in cat behavior has been internationally featured in media outlets such as Science MagazineThe New York Times, National GeographicThe Washington Post, PBS, Scientific American,Time, The Times of London,and Wall Street Journal.

Learn more about Kristyn here.


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Research: Social interaction, food, scent or toys? A formal assessment of domestic pet and shelter cat preferences: Kristyn Vitale Shreve, Lindsay Mehrkam, Monique Udell. 


Research: The quality of being sociable: The influence of human attentional state, population, and human familiarity on domestic cat sociability: Kristyn Vitale & Monique Udell. 


Research: Attachment bonds between domestic cats and humans: Kristyn Vitale, Alexandra Behnke, Monique Udell.

Research: The Influence of Food Distribution and Relatedness on the Social Behaviours and Proximities of Free-Roaming Cats: Kristyn (Vitale) Shreve 


Contact Kristyn Vitale for Media & Speaking Inquiries:

maueyes.catresearch [at] gmail.com