Brandi Greene, Shelter Director and Veterinary Nurse
Brandi served in the United States NAVY for 4 years working in the CIC (Combat Information Center). After the NAVY she went into her career as a Veterinary Nurse. She has worked in Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospitals, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Physical Therapy and private practices. Brandi started working at Kitty Cottage Adoption Center in 2013 and puts every ounce of her energy into caring for the two loves in her life, her daughter and Kitty Cottage. Brandi plays a crucial role in helping the shelter run smoothly with her many jobs. When she isn’t behind the desk answering questions, she is pulling cats from shelters, caring for cottage’s cats, taking the shelter kitties to vet appointments, facilitating adoptions, organizing fundraisers, securing fosters, fostering animals and over all making sure the shelter operates to it’s fullest potential. As an animal lover, she is owned by 4 cats, 2 dogs and the many KC fosters.
Lynn Staples, Shelter Assistant
Lynn started working at KC in 2010 after retiring from a nursing career splitting her 24 years between ER and hospice. Her family had 6 cats over the years, but none for the last 12 years due to her husband’s severe allergies and asthma. Wanting something to do in retirement and her love of cats, she came to KC. She started cleaning 2-3 times a week as a volunteer and was asked to join the staff a year.
In addition to cleaning, Lynn has done a myriad of jobs such as painting, office work, decorating the office, minor repairs, fund raising, sign making, helping Brandi with cats and kittens on intake, and making dozens of baskets for the Meow Mixer. High on the list is giving love to the cats and kittens waiting for their forever homes.
Lynn and husband Mark , who authors the plea letter, have 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren.
Hobbies and interests include reading, Sudoku, jigsaw puzzles, traveling, volunteering at her church, cat sitting, spending time with friends and family.
Lori Strange, Assistant Manager
Lori joined Kitty Cottage in January 2018 and has been a huge asset with her top-notch organizational skills and upbeat personality. You might see Lori behind the desk at Kitty Cottage, but you will also see her caring for the many cats in the cottage, maintaining the property, organizing everything in sight, facilitating adoptions, cleaning, managing volunteers, helping with intake, planning fundraisers, coming up with great ideas to help the Cottage run more smoothly and just generally being helpful. She has always been an animal lover and has had animals all her life including rats, cats, and dogs. She also volunteered at a Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic for 13 years specializing in work with squirrels. After many years working in her corporate career, she decided to follow her passion by working with animals and animal rescue She is owned by her own 3 cats and KC fosters.