Before Kate came to work for CVCA in 2011, she worked in a large animal shelter in Pittsburgh, PA and also spent time at the University of Pittsburgh where she studied Environmental Studies.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 cats, hiking in Shenandoah National Park, kayaking, and traveling to Western PA to visit family.  Kate is an avid sports fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Pirates.