Alana Grelyak is a writer, actress, and musician living in Chicago, IL. She is best known for her script writing and acting in the CATastrophes Web Series, with over 118,000 subscribers and 31 million views on YouTube. Her project CatInTheFridge.com won best blog from the 2014 Cat Writer’s Association Awards and her script for “CHATastrophe” won the President’s Award the same year. Her writing has been published in numerous local and national publications. She holds a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance from UW- Madison, the 2015 Golden Kitty from CatVidFest, and a YouTube Silver Play Button.

Alana often donates her time to animal rescue causes, frequently fostering homeless kittens and speaking and writing on the topics of adoption and rescue. As of January, 2019, Alana is the Manager of Marketing and Community Outreach at Tree House Humane Society and she couldn’t be happier about it.