About Tracie Hotchner

Tracie is the Founder and Director of the Cat Film Festival™ (following in the footsteps of her Dog Film Festival™). She is a nationally acclaimed pet wellness advocate, who wrote THE CAT BIBLE: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know (as well as THE DOG BIBLE: Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know). She is recognized as a Thought Leader in improving the lives of companion animals and is the premiere voice for pets and their people on pet talk radio.

She produced and hosted her own live, call-in show CAT CHAT® for nearly 8 years on the Martha Stewart channel of Sirius/XM, until the channel was canceled. Tracie then created her own Radio Pet Lady Network where she continues to produce and host her own Gracie® Award winning NPR show DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) from Peconic Public Broadcasting, WPPB in the Hamptons, after 13 years and over 625  consecutive shows.