CatsCast is open to submissions through March 19. Please see our submission guidelines for more details.

CatsCast publishes speculative cat stories monthly. We hope that each story leaves its cat-loving listeners a little happier after listening than they were before. See the sidebar for instructions on how to subscribe, or listen to (or read) individual episodes on Patreon.


March, 2023: CatsCast Episode 13: A Routine Vet Visit by Anya Ow

February, 2023: CatsCast Episode 12: Mandy and Lulu Welcome Walter by S. M. Hallow

January, 2023: CatsCast Episode 11: Headspace by Beth Cato (patron-only)

December, 2022: CatsCast Episode 10: The Stray by Christina Westcott

November, 2022: CatsCast Episode 9: The Kipnibbles Singularity by by Andrea M. Pawley (patron-only).

October 31, 2022: CatsCast Episode 8: Love Tokens by Constance Fay.

October 2022: CatsCast Episode 7: Four Stories About … Cats?.

September 2022: CatsCast Episode 6: Magnificent Maurice, or the Flowers of Immortality by Rati Mehrotra (patron-only).

August 2022: CatsCast Episode 5: Daisies by Marshall J. Moore.

July 2022: CatsCast Episode 4: The Cat by Nicole Walsh (patron-only).

June 2022: CatsCast Episode 3: What Cats (and Dragons) Do by KT Bryski.

May 2022: CatsCast Episode 2: Tin Opener by Charlotte Platt (patron-only).

April 2022: CatsCast Episode 1: The Cat Lady and the Petitioner by Jennifer Hudak.

April 2021: CatsCast 341 (April Fools 2021) – Bargain by Sarah Gailey

April 2020: CatsCast 289 (April Fool’s 2020) – The Thing in the Basement by Gerri Leen

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Our Staff

Editor: Laura Pearlman (she/her)
Laura PearlmanLaura Pearlman’s short fiction has appeared in Nature, Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and a handful of other places. Her LOLcat captions have appeared in McSweeney’s. She’s a former associate editor at Escape Pod and has guest-edited episodes of Escape Pod and Cast of Wonders. She has a tragically neglected blog called Unlikely Explanations and can be found on twitter at @laurasbadideas.


Associate Editor: Kitty Sarkozy (she/her)
Kitty Sarkozy is a speculative fiction writer and actor. She is an Associate Editor of Pseudopod, an award-winning weekly horror podcast in the Escape Artists network. Several large cats allow her to live with them in Marietta GA, She enjoys tending the extensive gardens, where she hides the bodies. For a list of her publications, acting credits or to engage her services on your next project go to


Associate Editor: Tarver Nova (he/him)
Tarver NovaTarver Nova is a spec-fic writer and professional night owl. His stories are found or forthcoming in Kaleidotrope, Daily Science Fiction, and elsewhere. He is found in New York with an ever-growing number of forever and foster cats. Visit him at or show him your cats on Twitter @tarvernova.


Audio Producer: Wilson Fowlie (he/him)
Wilson FowlieWilson Fowlie lives in a suburb of Vancouver, Canada and has been reading aloud since the age of 4. His life has changed recently: he lost his wife to cancer, he has joined the Escape Artists team, and he changed day jobs, from programming to recording voiceovers for instructional videos, which he loves doing, but not as much as he loved Heather.


Audio Producer: Dave Robison
Dave Robison

Dave Robison has lent his voice to dozens of stories for Escape Artists Inc. where he also supports the organization as Production Concierge. He’s currently shepherding several enterprises, including ARCHIVOS, a story mapping and presentation tool, a zombie-themed coffee company (complete with a weekly webcomic) called CORPSE COFFEE AND TEA, and his voice acting career.

Supervising Editor: Purrsephone (she/her)
Purrsephone (or Seffie, as she likes to be called) divides her time between the sunny living spaces of her home and the dark nether regions of her human’s bedroom closet. Her hobbies include purring and chasing the laser dot.


Editorial Intern: Frankie (she/her)
Frankie, a tuxedo catFrankie “Bartleby”, Esq. is a full-time snuggler and part-time dust mop from Queens. In her free time, she enjoys playing fetch with bottle caps and chirping at anything that moves (and some things that don’t).


Cover Model: Guinness (he/him)




Thunder (August 19, 2004 – January 6, 2023)
Thunder served as supervising editor at CatsCast from the beginning. He also worked in a research computing group in southern California, participating enthusiastically in conference calls. Always an overachiever, he held an additional job as a food critic. He was the best cat ever.