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The Team

Meet the creators behind The Captain


Heather Yaskiw Foisy

Writer, Creator & Disability Mom

Heather is the author and creator of all the friends and places Captain Sea Whiskers meets along his journeys. 

Heather is a cat lover and travel enthusiast. These two passions along with the love of parenthood inspired her to create this book series. 

Heather has her own blog dedicated to helping individuals with Sjögren's, Lupus and other chronic invisible illnesses. You can find her helping other patients at

  • Amazon
  • Facebook

Marc Foisy

Project Lead, CEO, CFO

Marc Foisy is the Publisher and  Owner of Foisy Fur Friends. He is also Heather's primary caregiver on days she needs it.


He works hard to bring all of the books and creative projects to market where you can purchase the books, resources and other fun activities for your family.


Quality Control

Phoenix heads up our quality control. 

He helps to inspire storylines for Captain Sea Whiskers and his crew of mates.

He helps to make sure each story is

light-hearted, fun and comes with both chills and thrills. 

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