Randi E. Golub is a state certified veterinary technician who brings more than three decades of experience to this book. Her specialty is the care of elderly, terminally ill, and diabetic cats and dogs. She has brought this experience to zoos, private and surgical practices, humane societies, and emergency clinics. As the proprietor of CatNurse on Call/CatNurse Cottage, she provides in home services to cats and dogs and feline exclusive boarding. The author, a world traveler and accomplished artist, resides with her husband and a tribe of rescued animals in Eugene, OR.