Karen Nichols is a Pet Industry Influencer, Publisher and Multimedia Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She has over 15 years of experience in the Internet Industry as a User Experience Analyst and Interaction Design Consultant. She's blogged professionally for nine years, and is a respected expert in social media, web analytics, online branding and Wordpress design and development. She's a popular speaker at pet industry conferences.
In 2013, she won the BlogPaws social media awards for Best Cat Blog and Best video. In 2012, Karen won the Best Blog Design award for SkeezixTheCat.com. She was one of seven finalists in the national Purina Cat Chow Correspondent search in 2010. She has been a spokesperson for Friskies and judge of the 2012 "The Friskies" video contest, and a juror for the Internet Cat Video Festival.
Karen is a member of the Cat Writer's Association, Women in the Pet Industry, the IAABC, The Interactive Design Association and the North Bay Multimedia Association.
When we first met today’s interview subjects, they were just joining Cat Scouts and looking for a fun furry niche to call home. Their human didn’t have a PC or a laptop, just a phone. We would like to put our paws together to acknowledge her determination in attaining a goal because Aspen and her […]
Most of you are undoubtedly familiar with the popular human treat peaches and cream. Now meet the purrfect combination of sweet and spicy sisters from the blog Peaches and Paprika. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and Carol. Peaches: Good morning, my name is Peaches. I am a tiger Calico, and I am 5 years […]
Attention! Attention! Calling all kitties! Are you a cat with a blog? What about a Cat Scout? (You Cat Scouts can earn a badge for an interview.) Or are you a cat with your own social media account(s)? You’re in luck. We are looking for some chatty catties … er, cats, who would like to […]
We love stories with a happy ending and a new beginning. Pull up a cushion for the story of Cat Scout Cat and Nugget, two cats who found a new beginning. Funny Farmer Felines: Please introduce yourselves and your human. Cat: Hi, I’m Cat and I’m about 6 years old. When I was about 1 […]
Today’s the last day to enter for a chance to win a jug of Tidy Cats new Lightweight clumping cat litter with Glade. To help give you first-hand experience with this revolutionary new product, we’re giving away a jug of Tidy Cats Lightweight formula to TEN lucky readers so that you can try it for yourself. Find […]
Even if you’re cursed with a black thumb, you’ll lust after these cute cat planters. Some handcrafted, some kitsy-vintage, they’re all purrfect vessels in which to cultivate your catnip crops. Plants pictured are not included, so you can pick your own greenery to kill. First up: the “Nerd Cat Planter” is handpainted by an Dona […]
I spent three months of the last year on crutches after two knee surgeries. I suck at crutches. Those experiences demonstrated to me the challenges faced by those who are mobility-challenged. I came to appreciate ADA-mandated ramps and bathroom stalls, and marveled at random acts of kindness by total strangers. One of the crutch-challenges was […]
Deer Max – one of mine favorite things to do is to walkout on the teeny tiny bit if floor on the “wrong” side of the balcony. It’s fun but how can I get mommy to clap for me instead of yelling at me to “get down or you’re going to break your neck”. It’s […]
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