Florida Cat Behaviorist Mieshelle

 Award-winning Certified Cat Behaviorist and Doctor at The Cat Behavior Clinic

Acclaimed New York Times Feline Behavior Science Author:  Watch Mieshelle on NBC Dateline, National Geographic, Animal Planet, The Today Show and Hallmark Channel Educating Cat Owners.

Cat Behaviorist Mieshelle Nagleschneider has earned her reputation as a pillar in the cat behavior specialty.

Learn more about her past and current animal behavior and animal welfare studies through Oxford University, The University of Edinburgh – The Royal School of Veterinary Studies, and her experience at Yale and Harvard University. Specialized behavior study has helped enable her to solve cat behavior issues since 1999.  She is also a feline behavior science writer and editor cat expert on the 37 species of tigers and wildcats including the domestic cat and wildcat hybrids for National Geographic documentaries and published works in additional to her own feline science book published by Random House Publishing.

Mieshelle has traveled the globe as a cat behaviorist, keynote speaker, lecturer, and animal welfarist improving the status of the cat in the Philippines. Costa Rica, Canada, and Australia.  In addition to being a New York Times acclaimed feline behavior science author (Random House) solving cat behavior issues for over two decades, Mieshelle founded The Cat Behavior Clinic in 1999 and has continued making creative and innovative advances in cat behavior.  Learn more about our Clinic Success Rate.

Go Beyond the Obvious Feline Behavior Strategies and Facts During the Behavior Consultation.

Professional Statement

Cat Behaviorist, Mieshelle Nagelschneider, has always felt that it’s important to offer support to cats and their owners, which has led her to her career as a behaviorist for cats.  It allows her to help cats and their owners every day. In providing care, Mieshelle says her primary goal is to “partner with cat owners so that they feel empowered to manage their cat’s behavioral health effectively.”
Read 200 Case Study Reviews and Testimonials of cats’ lives she’s changed worldwide by not only improving their behavior, but also by elevating the status of the most misunderstood companion animal, the cat.  She has been the guest lecturer for international Humane Society and SPCA behavior conventions educating hundreds of veterinarians, shelter workers, and cat owners on behavior issues in cats to improve their lives and those of their owners, too.
In addition to Mieshelle’s remote consultations, veterinarian, Dr. Jim Shultz, has been a private practice and mobile service veterinarian for small animals and conducts cat behavior consultations locally.
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Mieshelle is the Feline Behaviorist Advisory Panel Expert for Comfort Zone Pheromones with Dr. Evan Antin.

Mieshelle Nagleschneider has conducted several thousand cat behavior consultations since 1999 and is referred by, worked with, and trained veterinarians, cat shelters, and even wild-cat sanctuaries from England to North America to Australasia.   She has also performed much needed cat studies for Hammacher Schlemmer on advanced litter box technologies and perching and resting areas for cats.

Featured in the New York Times and Known as the “Queen” of the Cat Behavior Specialty (Inner Lives of Cats author Thomas McNamee) Mieshelle has worked with thousands of cat owners and vets since 1999.

And among the clients who follow her advice, including her proprietary C.A.T. Plan™, her success rate is 95% or better and close to 100% for the most common cat behavior issues. Read our clients’ success stories and see why the Clinic is a smart choice for stopping all behavior problems now and future ones from occurring (very important!). You can also read Mieshelle’s charming story of how she became a lover and observer of animals, nearly 40 years ago, in her Life Among the Animals (excerpt from her cat behavior book — Random House Publishing with co-writer Cameron Powell).  Her cat behavior science book is required curriculum coursework for a number of animal behavior certifying organizations.

Mieshelle can solve your cat’s behavior issues with a behavior plan designed for your cat(s) that include the latest scientific research and advanced techniques (found only here) that have helped thousands of cats and their owners.  Litter box elimination issues, urine marking, excessive meowing, inter-cat social and aggression issues, are her specialty. The veterinarian also conducts consultations locally for all behavior issues.

Mieshelle is also known for solving cat behavior issues that are deemed “unfixable”

Mieshelle is a long time member of the Animal Behavior Society and the Association of Animal Behavior Professionals, and Cat Behavior Counselors.  She has studied cat behavior for decades, and she continually keeps abreast of and takes part in observational studies on cats which has enabled her to provide behavior plans and techniques that have given proven results.  200 testimonials

About Cat Behaviorist
A Cat Patient with our Veterinarian Dr. Jim Shultz.

One very crucial component in treating some cat behavior issues is ongoing help after the initial consultation.  Because appropriate and sound behavior advice for a specific cat is not one-size-fits-all, continued correspondence with your behaviorist is possible at The Cat Behavior Clinic.

Mieshelle is a popular resource for many cat-only veterinary practices nationwide, many wild cat sanctuaries, and countless animal shelters needing expert advice on feline behavior, which she will often donate her time to.  Mieshelle has worked professionally with thousands of domestic house cats, wild, and feral cats. She is referred by many vets nationwide for her remote behavioral consulting.

Mieshelle visited the capital and recently testified along with The Paw Project team on the anti-declaw bill to end cat declawing.  She spoke at great length to urge lawmakers to ban declawing.  She is also an active supporter of the new anti-declaw film, The Paw Project, by veterinarian Jenny Conrad.

Featured in The New York Times and a best-seller on Amazon, Mieshelle’s breakthrough science-based book on her C.A.T. Plan system for solving and even preventing all feline behavior problems, The Cat Whisperer (Random House Publishing with co-author Cameron Powell), is available online or in bookstores now!

As the International Cat Behavior Expert for: Whiskas, Arm & Hammer Cat Litter, and Comfort Zone, and cat welfarist for the SPCA in Australia to cats in the Philippines at The International Cat Association as The Cat Whisperer™, she has saved thousands of cats’ lives directly and indirectly through her lifetime of cat behavior work.  Along with Best Friend’s Animal Society and Stray Cat Alliance in L.A. as a welfarist for cats and as their guest speaker, The Cat Whisperer™, Mieshelle has educated cat owners on cat behavior issues.

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President of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Lynn Hoover with Mieshelle Nagelschneider 2005
OXFORD University
Animal Behavior
The University of Edinburgh – Animal Behavior and Welfare Study – The Royal School of Veterinary Studies
Yale University
Animal and Human Psychology

Harvard University Extension School:  Animal Cognition – The Cognitive Dog: Savant or Slacker.

Current social facilitation data study for our clinic of domestic felines — 2007 – PRESENT

Perching and resting areas of the domestic feline 2009

Advanced litter box technologies and usage of the domestic feline 2008