Cat has written & photographed several nonfiction titles for children, and has her first adult title coming out in the fall of 2008.
She and her family are sheep and cattle ranchers in western Wyoming, where they also raise guardian dogs. She likes to spend her free time with nomadic sheepherders in western Wyoming, documenting their lives, and the lives of their sheep herds, through photography.
As a newspaper reporter, and publisher, Cat Urbigkit has won numerous awards for her coverage of agricultural and environmental issues. She has made it her priority to write factual books for children that promote positive views of agriculture in the United States. She's recently expanded her scope to begin work on several nature titles.