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Press & Media

This page is dedicated to the coverage and press Motley Zoo and our pets receive! Enjoy!



August 13, 2023: Board member & Events Coordinator, Christi, was featured in a Fox 13 Seattle newscast story at the Day In Day Out Festival, discussing animal adoption and how Motley Zoo is at capacity and really needs volunteers!


August 18, 2020: Executive Director, jme, was interviewed / featured in an article in The Seattle Times discussing adoptions during the well as how MZ is struggling to cope.

May 13, 2020: Animal Care Coordinator and Board member, Pate, was featured on New Day Northwest discussing the advantages of fostering!



Oct 24, 2019: Our Adoptable Roadies featured on KING 5's New Day Northwest with Margaret Larson. This was part of a segment with Preventive Vet and NW Canine Coalition.
Aug 12, 2018: Q13Fox features MZ dog, Adam Rippon for #WhyNotMePets sponsored by Pawsitive Alliance and Pet Connection Magazine.
Aug 9, 2018: jme talks to about birds of prey and how to protect your small pets!
Aug 2, 2018: features Executive Director, jme's, favortie business books which have helped establish and develop Motley Zoo's stategy and culture!
June 5, 2018: AKC's Expert Advice and Lifestyle column features some information from jme, Executive Director, on how pets grieving.
June 1, 2018: Pet Life Today asks the experts what questions you should ask before adopting a pet. Motley Zoo's Executive Director, jme, responds helping define the different between rescues and shelters.
May 31, 2018: Motley Zoo's Rock Star kitten, Refugee, is featured in Reader's Digest as a miraculous makeover- from ragamuffin to rock star! Check out her Facebook page too!
April 11, 2018: Motley Zoo's Rock Star handi-capable pup, Bill Murray, is featured in Reader's Digest as an amazing before and after story: from paralyzed to walking like a boss!


Dec 13, 2017: Executive Director, jme, is asked by Teach a CEO which is her favorite business book!



Dec 12, 2017: See the “12 Days of on Strays” we brought to Seattle’s 100.7 The Wolf!



July 24, 2017: Do dogs like hugs? Our ED, jme, answers some questions for!



July 12, 2017: The Honest Kitchen interviews our Executive Director, jme, on starting a rescue group…it’s not what you might think! Check it out, especially if you are considering starting an organization.



June 20, 2017: See our Executive Director on New Day Northwest with our guinea pig friends!



April 20, 2017–’s suggestions on what to look for when choosing a dog daycare, with advice form our Executive Director, jme.



April 1, 2017– Check out jme and Jack Tripper on Q13 Fox as they feature harder to adopt pets from the #Why Not Me Pets campaign, thanks to sponsorship from Pawsitive Alliance and Pet Connection Magazine!



March 24, 2017– Taryn Daly of 99.9 KISW does a shout out on National Puppy Day!



March 15, 2017– Executive Director, jme, speaks to about potty training tips you have not yet tried!



February 2, 2017- Motley Zoo’s puppies play the Puppy Bowl on King 5’s New Day Northwest!



January 30, 2017– Fundraising ideas (#4) from ED, jme, featured on!



November 28, 2016– DPReview shoots Motley Zoo Roadies for their latest review of the Sony a6300!


November 18, 2016– The Redmond Reporter covers Motley Zoo and our Yappy Holidays event, coming Dec 3!


September 6,2016: Coverage of our backstage time with Volbeat!


June 28, 2016: Executive Director, jme, is a new featured blogger for! Check out the first installment- The Truth About Service Dogs.


June 6, 2016: Our Executive Director contributes to an article about simple care tips for your pet. More to come!


May 18, 2016: jme and Elena from MZ and friends from Auburn Valley Humane Society on New Day Northwest highlighting senior pets!


May 12, 2016: jme’s story of her former kitty, Biki, is featured in a Huffington Post article by Melissa Sher, about animals helping their owners through tough times!



Nita Strauss, the best female guitarist ever!


May 16, 2016: K9 Magazine interviews Executive Director, jme, about our rock and roll approach to rescue!


March 21, 2016: Metal Injection covers our visit with Slayer, Testament and Carcass snuggling our adoptable puppies! You will melt at the sweetness of tough metal guys cooing over our furry friends.


More coverage from Metal Shock Finland! 


Ultimate Guitar’s coverage!




The Dodo!






AntiMusic! (German)


WAAF 97.7/ 107.3 (Boston)!


Screaming Guitars!



May 22, 2015: Redmond Reporter covers our use of the iPetCompanion interactive cat toy and their Kickstarter to build their home version.


May 18, 2015: Executive Director, jme, is named Nonprofit Marketer of the Year by Fundraising Success Magazine!


May 4, 2015: Executive Director, jme, weighs in on pet-proofing your home!


April 9, 2015: Foster mom, Brooke Mallory and Executive Director, jme, were featured in an article by, discussing why they foster animals!


March 27, 2015: Motley Zoos Executive Director, jme, makes the list of rockin’ women, state by state!


March 3, 2015: Yahoo! Health article about taking cues from your pet for better health. Commentary from Executive Director, jme.


February 19, 2015: Blog– Is daycare right for your dog? Commentary from Executive Director, jme.


January 13, 2015: Dogster features Motley Zoo’s rock and roll style!



December 9, 2014: 107.7’s Deck the Hall Ball coverage by Getty Images.


November 13, 2014: The Examiner features “Agility Kitty”, Lana Del Rey!


October, 2014: featuring an article about rescue, spotlights Motley Zoo.


October, 2014: Local restaurant, Lil Woody’s helping raise funds for our rescue animals!


September, 2014: Bumbershoot coverage


August 18, 2014: Ollie the doxie, finds rescue after his owner died, as covered by The Examiner.


July 7, 2014: The Dog Blog features some safety tips about travelling with your dog in the car- complete with tips and tricks from our Executive Director, jme!


July 1, 2014: Pet Connection Magazine covers Motley Zoo’s Rock Star Treatment!


April 30, 2014: Motley Zoo gets coverage for our new Studio and Rock Star Treatment services from Seattle DogSpot!


April 25, 2014: Motley Zoo featured in Advantages Magazine for our clever rock n roll branding!


March 20, 2014: jme’s piece on her firsthand account of the “celebrity meet and greet” pet project is featured on The Dodo.


March 16, 2014: Seattle Pet Examiner covers our new Rock Star Treatment Dog Daycare and Training Studio!


March 13, 2014: UK’s Metalhammer site (a personal fav!), features Motley Zoo and our metal kittens!


March 12, 2014: The Stranger covers Motley Zoo’s celebrity meet and greets, as a clever way to adopt out animals! Also Seattle Dog Spot features Edward Carter’s passing & legacy. The Dodo, a site dedicated to the relationship between animals and people, also featured our musicians-meet-adoptable-animals!




December 29, 2013: Adina, who was named after a song by the punk rock band Rancid, met the members of the band backstage and made the Petfinder Foundations page for Top 10 Kittens Making Adopt Me Faces!


December 15, 2013: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis pics make the Global Animal site!


December 12, 2013: Little Piggly naming game gets KING 5 Pet Dish coverage!


December 11, 2013: Our kitties meet Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and get KING5 coverage!!!


November 14, 2013: Edward Carter’s story featured by ASPCA Pro on their Facebook page!


November 4, 2013: Motley Zoo’s BIG WIN as the 1st Place Favorite Local Charity in the Best of Western Washington Awards!


October 25, 2013: Edward Carter and Motley Zoo on the Fox Q13 Morning Show!


October 21, 2013: Edward Carter continues to make a splash in the media!


October 19, 2013: Edward Carter is featured on King 5 Pet Dish!


October 17, 2013: Groupon Grassroots features Motley Zoo’s 2012 campaign!


October 15, 2013: ResQthreads features jme’s story on how she got into rescue, and also Edward Carter!


September 18, 2013: jme was not always an “animal rescuer”! Here is our Executive Director, being interviewed by Stanley Bronstein about how she got into this world of animal rescue, and how this has not only dramatically impacted her life, but gives her life more meaning and purpose.


September 10, 2013: Our Executive Director and adopter/ blogger of You did what with your Weinerquoted in an article about the dangers of dog doo!


September 9, 2013: Executive Director, jme, featured in a blog about tattooed people changing the world with their philanthropy!


September 1, 2013: Motley Zoo is Jackson Galaxy’s Rescue of the Month!


August 6, 2013: Motley Zoo helps reunite deaf dog gone overboard with owner!


March 26, 2013: Mowgli, an MZar Rock Star, saves his family from a house fire!


February 19, 2013: MZ Roadie, Haley, featured in Seattle Fetch! Petcare’s newsletter


February 10, 2013: MZar Executive Director, jme, wins “Rising Star” Award from Fundraising Success Magazine!




January 2012: Motley Zoo brings adoptable pups to New Day Northwest on King 5 & Bissel Pet Partnersgrants $5,000 to Motley Zoo!


November 1st, 2012:  Rodland Toyota delivers a brand new Highlander to Motley Zoo Animal Rescue through the 100 Cars for Good Campaign! 

September 28, 2012: Motley Zoo featured in the quarterly newsletter of the Washington Federation- a group of animal rescues and shelters uniting to improve the lives of pets in our state!


Oct 5, 2012:  Motley Zoo featured on New Day Northwest promoting Petco’s National Adoption Reunion Weekend


August 13, 2012:


August 12, 2012:


August 3, 2012: Komo 4 appearance


April 2012: otley Zoo’s “Tour Gear” Bag fundraising campaign has ended- it went gangbusters!!

We totaled 364 bags sold- this will help ALL our animals for this year with their Tour Gear Bags of necessities! Thank you to everyone who helped!




December 22, 2011: Examiner wrote about the very special pit, Strawberry Fields!


October 24, 2011: Redmond Patch “About Town” section featuring jme, and Motley Zoo’s hard work!


October 5, 2011: Motley Zoo was invited to King 5’s, New Day Northwest to show off some adoptable pets, while Petco spoke about our participation in the National Adoption Reunion Weekend, October 8 and 9!


Modern Dog Magazine was kind enough to write about us in their latest blog article!


Follow up article to the Pawsitive Alliance event coverage, featuring Karley’s “Happy Tail” story!


Pawsitive Alliance event coverage featuring some of our MZ pets!


Thank you to all that wrote such kind words at to support us!


Thanks to all that voted for Motley Zoo in the Best of Western Washington! Thanks to your support we ended up #4 for Best Local Charity and #5 Best Matchmaker! Even if we didn’t make it to #1, it’s a great honor to have done so well, especially considering the larger organizations we were up against! So thanks Western Washington and all our friends far and wide, that helped support us! As always, it is because of YOU that we have been as successful as we’ve been!

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