Kitten Lady offers inspiring and educational workshops for animal shelters, conferences, universities, cat conventions, and other animal-friendly hosts.
Conferences and Conventions
Hannah Shaw is a regular speaker at industry conferences and cat conventions*, offering talks which span from fun and entertaining to in-depth and instructional, with talks tailored to the needs of the specific event. Shaw has lectured at national conferences such as Animal Care EXPO, VMX, Best Friends National Conference, and Animal Rights National Conference, and large cat conventions such as CatCon, CatCamp NYC, Meow Festival, Snowcats, and Catsbury Cat Convention.
Inspirational and keynote Speaking
Hannah Shaw is available for inspirational and keynote speaking at nonprofit fundraisers, universities, and other events. Her speeches focus on how we can change the world through tiny acts of kindness, using fun kitten stories as a way to promote compassionate action. These talks can be tailored as needed for each hosting organization. See a sample of her inspirational talks in this video.
Hannah Shaw's educational workshops are designed to provide thorough and accessible training opportunities to volunteers, rescuers, shelter staff, administrators, animal control, and members of the community with the goal of reducing the euthanasia of cats and kittens in the shelter system. Having held dozens of trainings with organizations across the country, Kitten Lady is ready to come inspire your local community to come together and get active for cats!
meet and greets
Hannah Shaw is available for intimate meet and greets, Q&A sessions, and donor events. Meet and greets are typically 1 hour sessions added onto a gala, convention or conference event, or at a local cat cafe. These small sessions include a signed card and a photo opportunity.
Booking an event
Kitten Lady has a built-in audience ready to come to your event! With an actively engaged global network of more than one million Kitten Lady fans, these workshops expand public awareness and inspire increased community participation. Let's turn your local cat lovers into cat advocates!
The following workshops are currently available:
Saving Kittens' Lives: a 120 minute workshop covering the essential knowledge needed to raise kittens, with a special focus on neonatal kittens and feral kittens.
Community Cats 101: a 120 minute training covering effective practices for humanely managing and caring for community cats, including trap-neuter return, feral kitten socialization, and colony care.
Programs that Save Lives: Kitten Lady offers trainings to shelter staff, shelter administrators, and other professionals in the industry with a focus on programs that save kittens and/or community cats. This training is tailored to the needs of the organization and is generally 60-120 minutes.
Tiny But Mighty: Fun, entertaining talks are offered to conventions, conferences, fundraisers, and other hosts seeking a lighthearted but inspiring presentation of animal rescue adventures. This is generally tailored to the event's needs.
Ready to transform your shelter's kitten outcomes, or book a fun event with Kitten Lady?
*Please note that Hannah does not speak at cat shows or events where purebred cats are sold.
check out some videos from a variety of events below!