As the Feline Intake, Foster, and Enrichment Coordinator for the Roanoke Valley SPCA, Katie works with our feline pets to ensure they are happy and healthy during their stay at the shelter, manages the foster program for our very young and special needs cats, and counsels members of the community on alternatives to relinquishment. Katie has Bachelor’s Degrees in Archaeology and Art History and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Animal Behavior and Welfare..
Before joining the Roanoke Valley SPCA in December 2018, Katie worked as a vet assistant with exotic and local zoo animals, but her heart is with rescue and conservation. Her long term goal is to work with large cats in a sanctuary setting.
Katie lives with 2 miniature schnauzers, Finley and Ava. Katie can be reached at 540-339-9505 or email.