Kristen Hampshire is an award-winning writer, author of four outdoor design and landscaping books branded by John Deere, including Hobby Farms, and co-author of The Dog Owner’s Devotional (both by Quarry Books). She has been published in more than 30 periodicals, including Ladies' Home Journal, Vogue Knitting, and Consumers Digest. Hampshire works as a freelance journalist and owns WriteHand Co. in Bay Village, Ohio.
Lori Paximadis has been a professional book and journal editor for eighteen years. She and her husband currently share their home with Fiona, Spaz, and Ciara, and fondly remember Neuman.
Iris Bass is a freelance writer and editor, and the owner of Cat's Pajamas, a one-human crafts company that occasionally sells handmade cat-related items at artisan cooperatives. She is author of What’s Your Opera I.Q.? (Citadel, 2000), and she brings to this book the expertise culled from five decades of living interactively with cats.