Where All People and Animals are Created Equal!
The United States of Animals Podcast

The United States of Animals Podcast

There is a special bond between animals and people. The United States of Animals explores that bond through stories and interviews from throughout the world. Some will make you laugh, some might make you cry - but through them all you will discover why in the USA all people and animals are created equal.

Recent Episodes

Soul Cats - How Feline Friends Teach Us to Live from the Heart

June 14, 2022

Our guest is Tamara Schenk, author of the new book Soul Cats.  She'll tell us how her Soul Cats  Max, Flix, and Howy all helped her find her mission and you'll discover how your cats may be trying to guide you too - all you …

Sharing Your Pet's Love

June 2, 2022

We talk with Jaime Goldfarb of Paws to Share - a group that brings the love of a pet to people who otherwise wouldn't get to experience that amazing bond.  Paws to Share believes that everyone who wants a dog or cat should b…

The Story of Scarlett Chwatko

Sept. 30, 2021

Scarlett Chwatko always loved animals.  She had pets at home and also was always trying to help animals at the SPCA shelter near her home.  Scarlett lost her battle with Cancer when she was 8-years-old but before she left th…

Episode 3 United States of Animals - The Shannon Jay Story - Part 3

July 29, 2021

The final part of our conversation with the amazing Shannon Jay.  His uncanny understanding of feline behavior has led to countless cats being rescued from disasters and reunited with their families. In this episode, he tell…

United States of Animals - The Shannon Jay Story Part 2

July 14, 2021

Super cat rescuer Shannon Jay tells more stories about his amazing rescues including the story of a cat whose family was so sure he was dead that they held a funeral for him and another feline who crossed one of the tallest …

United States of Animals - The Story of Shannon Jay

June 29, 2021

Whenever a major disaster hits, many animals are left lost, homeless, injured and scared.  But Shannon Jay is there if it's a wildfire, rushing in to rescue as many cats or  'fire monkeys' - as he calls them - as he can.  Th…