Mildred  was born in Brooklyn, New York. She has always been an animal lover. Her very first pets were two rats, and during her life she has enjoyed the companionship of hamsters, guinea pigs, two ferrets, a cat, and dogs.Mildred is an outspoken advocate for animal rights, and her appreciation of the warmth and intelligence of rats inspired her to write this book.  She currently live in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with her three dogs, a few pet rats, one hamster, and a rabbit.
She has her Associates degree in Arts . Mildred is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree  in multimedia and is also working on the sequel to the first book, “Millie and Cupcake”.