Lynn has been heavily involved in the grooming industry for over a decade. Born and raised in Hamilton, New Jersey, she has groomed pets in Robbinsville, Bordentown, South Brunswick, Howell, NJ and Greenville, SC. She attended pet grooming school with industry leader and judge Grace Woodford in Georgia, where she received her Dermatech certification with the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists. Since then, she has worked for several private dog and cat grooming salons, mobile groomer services and veterinary clinics. 

Her true love of cat grooming developed after she received training and earned her Certified Feline Master Groomer certification through the National Cat Groomers Institute in May 2011. In March 2012, she accepted a job working for the same organization to train groomers as head instructor at their cat grooming school in Greenville, South Carolina. Being involved with NCGI, Lynn has been on the forefront of the cat grooming industry, speaking at trade shows and teaching hundreds of groomers around the globe learn safe and show-worthy cat grooming. Her passion is to help each and every cat learn to love the grooming process, and to assist both cat owners and groomers in the health and well-being of their cats’ skin and coats.

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  • Certified Feline Master Groomer (2011) and Instructor/Certifier (2012-present) with National Cat Groomers Institute

  • NCGI’s Representative with the Professional Pet Groomers and Stylists Alliance (2015-present)

  • Certified Feline Pet Care Provider & Advanced Feline Specialist (2018) with International Boarding & Pet Services Association

  • CPR & First Aid Certified with American Red Cross (2011) and Pet Emergency Education (2018)

Cat Grooming Projects Include:

  • Lecturer at Hershey Groom Expo and Pet Boarding/Daycare Expo in Hershey, PA, the New England Grooming Show in Sturbridge, MA, Intergroom in Secaucus, NJ and SuperZoo in Las Vegas, NV

  • Cat Grooming Judge & Speaker at the Grooming Rally in Raleigh, NC

  • Author of the Handling Techniques for the Cat Groomer book

  • Creator of cat grooming online courses for National Cat Groomers Institute

  • Instructor and Lecturer at NCGI cat grooming school sessions (including Temperament & Handling, Breeds, Colors & Genetics, Feline Anatomy & Health and Grooming Demonstrations)

  • Articles, hand-outs, newsletters, brochures, business plan templates, private training and workshops for the National Cat Groomers Institute since 2012.

Published Articles:, (interviewed), (interviewed)
Tulane University’s CatNip newsletter (interviewed)
Purrfect Pointers magazine (regular columnist)
Groomer to Groomer magazine (written)

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Lynn has also had recent success with her Exotic Shorthair GC, GP Cotn Hill Singing the Blues “King”, showing him to his Grand Premiership title in 2016.

When not working with cats and cat groomers, Lynn enjoys spending time with her pets, her husband John, and their families in their hometown of Hamilton Square, New Jersey.