Celebrate the Transforming Power of Animals with
Kristen Nelson, D.V.M.


-Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love is finished. This book stars Radar, a cat who was born without eyes.  Genny, Ivan, Bongo and many other animals from the first book will also appear.  
-Dr. Nelson appeared in a series on cat health for eHow.com.  The 12 videos cover a wide range of topics.  Here is the list: 
Hookworm infections in cats, Alopecia in cats, Cold symptoms in kittens, Melanosis in cats, Anesthesia recovery and cats, Tapazole for cats, How to separate cats with colds, Sweaty feet and cats, Cats with cystitis, Helping blind cats, Epilepsy in cats and Rhinovirus in cats. 
-May 23, 2014 Braden River Branch, Manatee County Library, Bradenton, Florida.  
-May 29, 2014 Pima Alliance For Animal Welfare, Tucson, Arizona.
-June 7, 2014 Cancer Survivor's Day, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, Arizona.
-June 12, 2014 Civic Center Auditorium, Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale, Arizona.
-August 6, 2014 Table Talk to benefit Children's Hospital Association and Clinics of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. More info at
    Dr. Kristen Nelson is a veterinarian, speaker and author of Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life and Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love.  As a young veterinarian, she started a practice in Burnsville, Minnesota. In 2010, she was diagnosed with cancer by her cat. Because of Tigre's early diagnosis, she is cancer-free today. Her experience as a business owner, clinician and cancer survivor inspires a unique perspective on the human-animal bond and business lessons from the animal kingdom.  Animals provide an endless supply of funny stories so audiences of employees, customers, non-profit donors, religious groups and conferences of all types have a fresh and unique speaker in Dr. Nelson.  Her media credits include USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Ladies' Home Journal, Disneyfamily.com and numerous radio and television interviews.  Kris and her husband Steve share their home with rescued cats, birds and a dog. 

    Studies demonstrate that people who live with animals have lower blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels than those who don't.  They also report fewer feelings of isolation and loneliness.  Why?  Because of the human-animal bond, an innate connection between people and animals.  Learn what the animals are trying to teach you from an expert with stories to tell.