08/13/16  •  Des Moines

The cat whisperer

When rabies spreads to the cats on her childhood farm, Laurie is heartbroken - but determined. A once shy girl, she sets out to save the farm’s kittens.

From the event: Animal Kingdom

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Laurie Johns

Laurie Johns grew up on a Wright County hog farm. A writer, runner, artist and mother, she's an (exhausted) caretaker to five shelter pets. She works in public relations, helping Iowa farmers share their stories. But despite being out of the "news biz" for 13 years, most people still recognize her as former news anchor (Laurie Groves) from WHO in Des Moines.

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