Contact & About Amy


I love to hear from y’all, and chat about your dogs, cats, writing projects and more–and the best way to do that is subscribe to one of my newsletters here.

SNAIL MAIL me at P.O. BOX, 1904, Sherman TX 75091. CALL ME at 903-868-1022.

Are you a journalist interested in an interview? Reviewer requesting a book? A conference coordinator needing a presenter? Catch me between writerly projects, sparkly appearances, or consults with hissed-off pet owners: amy @ (remove spaces, of course!) and for more details check out my MEDIA KIT HERE.


Amy Shojai has been reinventing herself for years. She’s a certified animal behavior consultant for cats and dogs, and the award-winning author of 30 best selling pet books that cover furry babies to old-fogies, first aid to natural healing, and behavior/training to Chicken Soup-icity. She co-founded the CAT WRITERS ASSOCIATION, created the site as the Puppies Expert and was the cat behavior expert at, and you can find her half hour Internet Pet Peeves radio shows here. Amy has been featured as an expert in hundreds of print venues including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Family Circle, as well as national radio and television networks such as CNN, Animal Planet’s DOGS 101 and CATS 101. She’s been a consultant to the pet products industry and a host/program consultant for select “furry” TV projects.

Amy  is also a musician, actor and playwright, and brings her unique pet-centric viewpoint to public appearances and performances, audio books (her own and others), writer webinars, conference keynotes/seminars and THRILLERS WITH BITE!