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About PetsLady.com

PetsLady.com is a fun and informative website for animal lovers. We focus on providing the latest news and interesting articles about pets and other animals. We also provide helpful information and unbiased reviews and recommendations on the products and services you need for your pets.   PetsLady.com also highlights cool, fun, funny and unique gift ideas for animal lovers.

The main sections of our site are:

Please remember, PetsLady.com is fun for you and good for your pets.


The PetsLady.com Team

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We have team of several experienced bloggers writing for our site.  Many of us met each other writing for InventorSpot.com - The Most Popular Invention Website in the World and decided to work together to focus on building a really fun and helpful site for pet owners and others who love animals.

Our news writing team includes:

Amanda Dickens - writes on the latest animal and pet news. Amanda currently resides in the Pittsburgh area with her family and her pet cat, Finnegan. She is a long time animal activist who has been a member of the World Wildlife Fund.  Amanda graduated from Penn State University and worked in the real estate industry focusing on green issues prior to working as a professional writer..

Laurie Kay Olson - writes on the latest animal and pet news. She also writes non-news articles for PetsLady as Kitty Devine. Laurie Kay has written for Colorado Daily in the past, and lives on her urban farm in a Colorado trailer park with her cat, Naomi.

Myra Per-Lee
- covers unusual news and, often, controversial stories about animals and pets.  A devoted pet mom and animal activist (not affiliated with PETA), Myra's career as a writer has spanned three decades and dozens of subjects areas, even throughout her career as a college professor and administrator. Myra's many interests are shared with readers of PetsLady and InventorSpot under several aliases. Myra lives in California.

Ron Callari -  writes on interesting animal news and stories. Ron Callari (aka "Social Media Scientist") is a pet enthusiast who has owned German Shepherds and Siamese Cats over the years.  Presently the proud owner of a Yellow-sided Conure, named "Gauguin," he has his work cut out for him in teaching him how to paint. Ron lives in New Jersey.

Steve Levenstein is a features writer highlighting news, views and musings on pets and their owners. When not attracting you with his "animal magnetism", Steve can be found churning out articles on the latest inventions, innovations and interesting ideas from China and Japan at InventorSpot.com blogs China.new and Japanorama. Steve has over 20 years of writing experience and lives in Canada.

The rest of our general writing team includes:

Curt Miller - writes on a variety of subjects about animals.  An avid outdoors-man and conservationist, he also is a certified hunter education instructor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission and a certified shooting range safety officer for the NRA.
Gayle Rodkay - writes on working with animals. She covers helpful information, tips and ideas for pet and animal related businesses and careers. For pet businesses, Galye offers creative ideas for making more money with your pet business. Gayle has a degree in veterinary technology and has worked as a veterinary technician, manager of a local animal shelter, and owned her own pet sitting business.

John P. Barker - is our fun animal videos and fun animal stories writer. John also writes about gadgets (both practical and just plain crazy) for pets and pet-lovers from time to time.  A former writer for InventorSpot.com, John currently writes articles for Robot Magazine and has a variety of other projects in the works.  His best buddy is a very large cat named Buster who will occasionally make guest appearances in his blog.

Julio Baloo Mamalu - writes articles about weird, wild and wonderful animal artwork. Julio has a background in graphic design and independent film, and major interest in comic book art and concept design for cinema. He also has a boxer puppy named Spartan who is not nearly as tough as Julio lets him think he is.

Kitty Devine - aka Laurie Olson, write on cool and fun stuff to buy and gift ideas for animal lovers of all types.

Lady Bee - aka Myra Per-Lee,  focuses on scientific, medical, historical and other noteworthy pet and animal stories. She also covers some of the best pet products from around the world and helpful info for pet owners on the care of their pet.

Lady Bug - aka Kat Zand, writes on the seriously cute and seriously bizarre. She likes finding silly, ingenious and odd things on the web and focuses on creating fun articles for PetsLady.com. Kat has over 10 years of web publishing experience.

23 Paws and Me - aka Stacey K, writes on how to take better care of your dogs, cat and other pets.  Stacey is a freelance writer and has 3 dogs, 3 cats and 3 fish. Her dogs include a tiny 10 pound rat terrier, a 65 pound lab mix and a 100+ pound Saint Bernard.



PetsLady.com is owned by Halcyon Solutions, Inc., a privately owned website company. The management team includes:

  • Michelle Blu - Founder and Content Manager
  • Kat Zand - General Manager
  • Ken Casey - Webmaster and Technical Manager


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You can contact us by sending us email using our contact form.

If you need to speak to us by phone, just email us with a suggested time, the number to call and the topic you'd like to discuss and we'll call you back. Or you can also reach us by calling 702-703-4546.  

You can also send us a mail to the address below.

          c/o Halcyon Solutions, Inc.
          15500 SW Jay Street #74449
          Beaverton, OR 97006-6018 

Thanks for visiting our site. We hope you will keep coming back as we continue to build the site and create more wonderful features for you to enjoy.

Updated: November 2012