Omar's family

Featured on Episode 10

Freelance journalist and writer, Omar Mouallem's relationship with animals continues to change.

Currently, he shares his home with his wife, Janae, new baby and their two cats, Darwin and Orwell. Both kitties are rescues from the local humane society.

Omar is a National Magazine Awards winning writer whose stories have appeared in The Guardian, Wired, Rolling Stone and Maclean’s

He co-authored the national bestseller, Inside the Inferno: A Firefighter’s Story of the Brotherhood that Saved Fort McMurray (Simon & Schuster) with Damian Asher. It's an action-packed, on-the-ground memoir of the Fort McMurray Wildfire and the courage, resilience, and sacrifice of the firefighters who saved the city.

He writes about lots of things but he's also written a bunch about cats including the book Amazing Cats.


[Images courtesy of Omar Mouallem]