(written from a Production point of view)
Debbie Silverman is an animal trainer who worked for Critters of the Cinema as cat trainer on the final Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "All Good Things...", in 1994. Silverman teamed up with Rob Bloch, Karen Thomas-Kolakowski, LuJean Rose and Carrie Toth to train the cats Bacall, Uma, Zeke, Bandit, Wendy, Shelley, Crystal, Sinbad, Sascha, Justin, Aspen, Caesar, Buffy and Fido for this episode.
Silverman worked as production assistant on the mystery thriller The Relic (1997, with Clayton Rohner and Constance Towers) and on the comedy The Beautician and the Beast (1997, with Vincent Schiavelli) and as senior researcher on the science fiction film Contact (1997).
As animal trainer, she worked on the crime drama Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000, with Michelle Bonilla and Bruce Bohne), the comedy More Dogs Than Bones (2000, with Louise Fletcher, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Towles, Jordan Lund, and fellow trainers Rob Bloch, Rose Ordile, and LuJean Rose), and the comedy The Princess Diaries (2001, also working with Rose Ordile).
More recently, Silverman worked as 2nd Unit Camera Loader and Assisstant Camera Operator on the short film Interlude (2001), the action comedy Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), the short comedy The Babysitter (2008, with Molly Hagan), and the short horror film Allure (2009). She also worked as unit publicist on the romance The Third Wish (2005).