Katherine Blanc is the daughter-in-law of the late Mel Blanc, known as the "man of 1000 voices," including most of the Looney Toons characters. For over twenty years, she has been surrounded by cartoons and other funny characters. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communication. The inspiration for the Bad Puppy is her toy poodle, Elvis, who embodies everything the Bad Puppy stands for. She lives in Santa Monica, CA.