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About Janet

Janet Vormittag is an author, publisher and animal advocate. She is the author of Dog 281, a suspense novel set in Michigan about a stolen dog. Her most recent novel, More Than a Number, is a sequel to Dog 281. Her latest book, a humorous memoir, You Might be a Crazy Cat Lady if ..., was published in 2017.

Janet is the founder and publisher of Cats and Dogs, a Magazine Devoted to Companion Animals, a free publication distributed in Western Michigan that promotes pet adoption and spay/neuter. 

Janet has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Grand Valley State University and was a correspondent for The Grand Rapids Press for ten years. She has had articles published in Cat FancyThe Muskegon Chronicleand the North Ottawa Weekly. Her true story of the taming of a feral cat, Wild Cat I Think You Love Me, was published in The Ultimate Cat Lover (HCI, 2008). 

Janet is a member of Toastmasters International, Club GVSU 4380, and is the District 62, Division L winner of the 2011 Tall Tales Contest. In 2017, after almost nine years as a Toastmaster, she became a DTM –– Distinguished Toastmaster.