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Deb Barnes
Works at ZeeZoey Partners LLC
Attended College of Saint Rose
Lives in Florida
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It’s that time again – National Hairball Awareness Day – that special day where we try to spread awareness about why hairballs are no laughing matter in our cats. Please stop by   for some grooming tips on how to keep your cat healthy and happy and why hairballs in your cat can be dangerous.  http://zeezoey.com/blog/national-hairball-awareness-day-the-furry-facts-and-a-little-help-from-furminator/
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Jazmine shares her thanks on Earth Day for this beautiful world we have been blessed with along with a couple of fun projects to make cat toys and a cat scratching pad out of recycled materials!  http://zeezoey.com/blog/celebrating-earth-day-in-a-feline-friendly-way/
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Featuring Mr. Jazz, our most current card at Zazzle to help provide comfort for those that have lost a beloved feline friend...
http://www.zazzle.com/sympathy_card_for_cat_loss-137632105026775611
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So Beautifully it makes me cry. 
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Purr Prints of the Heart has made the "Hot New Releases section at Amazon.com! For anyone that has felt the loss of a beloved pet and needs comfort and guidance, please be sure to check this heartfelt and poignant book out. http://amzn.to/1HUwEe1
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Happy Spring!
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Thank you to BlogPaws for the nod to Zee & Zoey for Best Cat Blog. We are beyond honored and so appreciative of the nod. And major concats and barks to several of my animal loving peers who have been nominated for a BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Award as well - Riverfront Cats, Cat Chat With Caren & Cody, Alana Grelyak, Sue Grybel Doute, Amy Shojai, Janea Kelley,Kevin Hattori, GLOGIRLY - Tails Of A Cat And Her Girl, and Ann Staub.    http://blogpaws.com/events/2015-conference/2015-nose-nose-awards/announcing-the-blogpaws-2015-nose-to-nose-award-finalists/
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Just a friendly reminder from Jazmine on Earth Day – water is a precious resource that not everyone has! Don’t take it for granted – try your best to turn your faucets off as much as possible while doing things like brushing your teeth, washing your face, shaving, doing dishes, etc. - rather than letting the water run freely! (click image to see Jazmine's message better) http://zeezoey.com/blog/celebrating-earth-day-in-a-feline-friendly-way/
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Wishes for a most blessed Easter – purrs and hugs from Deb and the Zee and Zoey kitties!
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Hoppy Easter from us,xx
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I share a behind the scenes look into how I got into writing and publishing at GoodNewsforPets.com​ in conjunction with the “Bridging the Gap Between Bloggers and Publishers” panel I will be speaking at for the upcoming BlogPaws​ conference- check it out when you have a minute! http://goodnewsforpets.com/an-interview-with-cwa-member-deborah-barnes/
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We will be dog-sitting this weekend and Kizmet shares his reaction. Stop by Zee & Zoey's blog to see a humorous look as to how the rest of the feline gang reacts....
http://zeezoey.com/blog/not-really-wordless-wednesday-waiting-for-the-weekend/
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Whiskers Wednesday by Jazmine... How about you kitties - any great whiskers pictures to share?
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Chocolates, roses, romantic dinners and all of that is nice, but don’t forget about the simple joys of love that is all around us on Valentine’s Day - like a purr, a hug, a kind word, or a smile from those you love. I share that message today at Zee and Zoey's along with some wonderful pictures of my feline gang that inspire lots of kitty love!  
http://zeezoey.com/blog/a-heartfelt-meowy-tines-day/
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Education
  • College of Saint Rose
    Education, 1990 - 1993
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"The Leopard Lady"
Introduction

Deborah Barnes currently resides in the tropical paradise of South Florida and is the author of the book, The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey– A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary, that was inspired by the relationship she shared with her family of seven cats and lessons learned from them after a life changing event in 2009. She is also the creator and author of the popular blog, Zee & Zoey’s Chronicle Connection, that not only continues to follow the everyday journey she shares with her cats, but covers topics from the humorous behaviors of cats to very serious subjects on the misconceptions of feral cats and the critical need to create public awareness on pet responsibility.  All of Deborah’s venues – from books, to blogs, to website are done with her signature style of combining stunning photographs with custom artwork to give the reader not only a literary work, but a visual treat of unique style and craft.

 

 While her first work was not published until 2011, Deborah has a background in marketing and has been writing for over 20 years in various capacities. Her current circle of works has brought her to where she is today – a serious cat advocate and Secretary of the newly created Pawsitively Humane Nonprofit organization of Miami, Florida, whose mission is to create public awareness and reduce the numbers of animals on the streets and in shelters through an extensive educational campaign.

 

Her efforts to educate mainstream society on the issues of cat overpopulation have led her to conduct critically acclaimed interviews with Jackson Galaxy, Hollywood Cat Behaviorist and author of Cat Daddy and star of My Cat From Hell on Animal Planet, Karn Meyers of FixNation Los Angeles, and Steve Dale, multi-award winning pet expert. She has also worked instrumentally with the Alley Cat Allies organization and Vox Felina and has made several video documentaries about the misconceptions of feral cats and the importance of TNR programs. Her most recent series of interviews have been about the abandoned cats in Japan as an aftermath of the devastating tsunami/earthquake/nuclear disasters of last year and she has been integral to spearheading the efforts of saving the outdoor cats that were once safely and peacefully residing on the Loews Orlando Universal resort properties that has garnered national news due to the inhumane and cruel removal of them from the premises.

 

Bragging rights
• 2013 Friskies “Writer of the Year” Award • Petties Finalist 2013 – Best Designed Blog • BlogPaws 2013 Nose to Nose Social Media Awards Finalist – Best Blog Writing • 2012 Pettie Award Winner - Best Designed Blog – Resulted in $1000 won for Abandoned Pet Rescue • 2012 Pettie Finalist - Best Blog Post – The Controversy of Pedigree Cat Breeding • 2012 Cat Writers’ Association Certificate of Excellence – Online Article / Rescue: The Japan Disasters and the Surviving Cats • 2012 Cat Writers’ Association Certificate of Excellence – Online Article / Rescue: Mainstreaming Feral Cats • Created the innovative marketing concept - “Zee & Zoey’s Cat Ruler of the World Contest and Campaign for a Cause 2012” that raised over $10K in prizes and donations for shelters across the country • BlogPaws 2012 Nose to Nose Social Media Awards Finalist – Best Blog Design • BlogPaws 2012 Nose to Nose Social Media Awards Finalist – Best Twitter Page • First Place Award – BlogPaws Photo Caption Contest 2011 • Petties Finalist 2011 – Best Designed Blog
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Award winning author, blogger, and cat advocate
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Writing, Blogging, Marketing
Employment
  • ZeeZoey Partners LLC
    Author, present
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Florida
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Upstate New York