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As a lifelong animal lover and cat owner, Rochelle has over 30 years of experience with our feline companions. She is a cat behavior expert, a colony caretaker, community cat advocate, and is often found TNRing local colonies. She once trapped, neutered and vaccinated, and relocated over 40 cats with only one volunteer to help her. She works with horses during the day and is never without peppermints in her pocket. She is an avid reader, coffee addict, gamer, and a writer (as Selenity Jade).

Stubby: One Cool Cat

Stubby: One Cool Cat [Adopted!]

I have another success story to share with you! One of my favorite abandoned cats has finally been adopted into an indoor-only home! Stubby’s story is why I continue to find homes for the cats dumped at the barns, abandoned cruelly by their original owners or other irresponsible people. Stubby’s story started in the Summer of 2019. Abandoned, Unwanted, and …

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What is the Best Food for Outdoor Cats in 2020?

Today we’re going to be talking about what is the best food for outdoor cats. It was brought up in one of my comments from a reader, and it’s definitely important if you’ve never had a cat before. If you’ve had cats your entire life, you probably have this covered. But just in case, read on! This article is going …

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Fresh Step With Gain Scoopable Cat Litter

Fresh Step with Gain Scent Scoopable Cat Litter Review

Cat lovers can all agree that dealing with cat litter kind of stinks. There are many different options out there just to make cleaning a litter box more convenient or – more importantly – less smelly. There’s now a new kitty litter option to try: Fresh Step with Gain Scoopable Cat Litter. Owning a cat is an awesome and rewarding …

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Barn Cat Tweety with his Eartip

Meet the Cats

Are you ready to meet the cats? After all, I can’t be the Barn Cat Lady without my loyal companions, can I? I have two personal cats that I adopted as older kittens (4-5 months old) and tried ( and failed) to make an indoor pet out of them. They are fully vaccinated and fixed, have microchips and collars (break-away) …

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How to Adopt a Barn Cat (Do’s & Don’ts)

You have a rodent problem and decided that you need a barn cat. But you’ve never owned working cats before. So you want to know how to adopt a barn cat for your farm, shop, warehouse? Read on! Unfortunately, people have the habit of overthinking this. Some people believe they need to adopt kittens so they can ‘train’ them to …

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How to Save a Cat (& His Friends)

How to Save a Cat (& His Friends!) in 2020

You want to know how to save a cat, right? Hopefully, you want to save all of his friends too! You found yourself in a situation that is becoming all-too-common these days.  Perhaps it was something like this… You’re taking out the trash one evening and hear a sound from beside you. Peeking under the shrubs lining your drive, you …

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Wet Cat Food: Yay or Nay?

Wet Cat Food: Yay or Nay?

There’s a lot of misconceptions and confusion about cat food in general, but especially regarding wet cat food. Dry food is good for their teeth, people say. Wet food has meat by-products, which are hooves and beaks and feathers, people say. A raw diet is best, some say. All store-brand food is crap, people say. Dry food is better for …

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Buddy and I

About the Barn Cat Lady

My name is Rochelle and I’m the founder of BarnCatLady.com and the Barn Cat Network. I’m a cat expert, barn cat rescuer, TNR volunteer, cat caretaker, kitten foster, and community cat advocate. For all things cat, I’m your girl! My focus is to get people in agriculture, barns, farms, ranches, or warehouses to stop letting their barn cats breed and …

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