Cat has extensive experience supporting access to reproductive health services and international family planning funding. Her work around reproductive health and rights has helped build bridges between the conservation and family planning communities. Cat has over thirteen years of communication and writing experience, getting her start as a science writer and environmental reporter, including serving as the D.C. Bureau Chief for the Environment News Service, where she covered issues ranging from air and water quality to land conservation and public health. In the nonprofit sector, she served as the Policy Press Secretary at Earthjustice and as Communications Director at Defenders of Wildlife. Cat joined Resource Media in 2011.