Losing Loved Ones: Coping with Your Pet’s Passing

Nov 16, 2015 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Sharing our lives with pets brings so many benefits, but sadly, despite an ever-improving standard of veterinary care, every owner will eventually experience the loss of their much-loved friend. Coping with loss and grief can be a lonely and difficult struggle for many of us, and as a veterinary technician with cats and dogs ofRead more …

Do Animals Have a Sixth Sense? (EXPERT)

What is a sixth sense and do animals have it? A sixth sense is a keen intuitive power. It is much like you knowing the phone is going to ring before it rings. Spooky? Or Special? From time to time, our pets behave in ways that seem downright spooky; they seem to see things thatRead more …

WHY ANIMALS DEVELOP BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH ISSUES (expert)

                                                                             1. NOT ENOUGH MENTAL STIMULATION Mental stimulation, which is often forgotten, is an essential thing for aRead more …

Tips for Bringing Your Pet to Work (EXPERT)

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Consider these tips for bringing your pet to work. There are an increasing amount of companies around the country that are allowing employees to bring their dogs to work more either occasionally or daily. This has been seen to heighten morale, make them more productive, and even make people more motivated to work and succeedRead more …

Animal Human Bond-Another Story About A Pet

The Animal Human Bond Having a pet in your life can be a very rewarding thing. They bring an endless amount of love and comfort without needed a lot in return. They are always there for you, and many pet owners would say that over time, there is an animal human connection that forms betweenRead more …

Pet Loss Story By Elderly Man

Dear Judy, I am an elderly man and so loved my dog.  He was my constant companion and I really miss him.  Thank you for asking for stories.  I hope you will enjoy my story. Loss of my pet and best friend It has been a week now since I cremated my boy dog Tom.Read more …

Are Dogs Better Than Cats? (Guest Blogger)

Greetings from our Animal/Human Connection and Judy Helm Wright, As a contributing writer of Quora, I recently submitted the question “Are dogs better than cats?”  The question received a number of replies but I liked this one from Christine Gilbert. What do you think?  Do you like cats more than dogs, or the other wayRead more …

What Grief & Loss Feels Like (EXPERT)

Grief is hard. It is painful to not only go through the loss of a loved one (two legged or four legged) but then to be expected to function as well as before the loss! Impossible? Yes, it is possible, but it is not easy.   Grief is a natural reaction to loss but oftenRead more …

Do Dogs Get Lonely & Depressed When Owner Dies? (EXPERT)

  “I know well enough that there have been dogs so loving that they have thrown themselves into the same grave with the dead bodies of their masters; others have stayed upon their masters’ graves without stirring a moment from them, and have voluntarily starved themselves to death, refusing to touch the food that wasRead more …

Macavity the Cat

Sep 22, 2015 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

  For the Love of Macavity by Kelly Meister-Yetter   Macavity didn’t know he was supposed to be dying. Indeed, all the deaf white cat really knew was that he felt crummy, and that I would attend to his every need. Where his previous owner, my ex-boyfriend, had squandered his quality time with Macavity byRead more …