She shares her life in Richmond, CA with her family of humans, dogs, and cats and chickens.Mikel Maria Delgado is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and worked as a full time Cat Behavior Specialist at the San Francisco SPCA for several years before co-founding Feline Minds. She has been interviewed for Cat Fancy, Valley News, sfgate.com and thiswildlife.com and has done presentations on cat behavior at the Bay Area Pet Fair and the Exploratorium Museum of Science.
Mikel is currently a PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley in the Psychology Department, where she studies animal behavior, and human-pet relationships. She has presented research on the welfare of laboratory pigeons, human attitudes about domestic cats, learning in zebrafish and pigeons, and emotions and decision making in squirrels at several academic conferences. She also served on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants for four years, and is their current Co-Chair of the Cat Division.email us or call 510-619-9567