Emotional Eating In Animals

Jack Sprat he loved no fat, and his wife she lov’d no lean: And yet betwixt them both, they lick’t the platters clean. English Proverb (1670) The American waistline isn't the only thing that's a growing problem.  Companion animals are packing on the pounds as well.   Studies show that up to 60 percent of companion …

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Dog Flipping

7 Million Dogs and Cats are Lost Every Year.  If someone is looking to make a quick buck, they can take advantage of these statistics.  There are kids and adults that are now willing to go so far as to adopt a dog in need, and then sell it to the highest online bidder.  It’s …

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What’s In A Purr? The Healing Power of PURRS

Have you ever wondered how and why cats purr?   If you have lived with cats, loved a cat, or had the pleasure of petting a content cat, then you know how cool it is to hear and feel them purr.  Most of us think that purrs happen when a cat is content, but cats actually …

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Feline High-Fives!

We have all seen it, or we have had it done to us. You are minding your own business and a cat sticks his or her butt in your face. Cats do this when they are greeting a person, another cat, a dog, etc.  They will also do this when you are petting them.  Most …

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Mind Your Mood

Have you ever noticed how our energy or mood affects the people around us?   Has your boss, co-worker, partner, or friend ever been in a bad mood and you had to sit there and “live it” with them?  How did you feel when you were stuck there, absorbing their muck of a mood?  Did …

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Heading Back to School or Work and Leaving Our Feline Companions Behind

Only the lonely Know the way I feel tonight Only the lonely Know this feeling ain't right There goes my baby There goes my heart They're gone forever So far apart But only the lonely Know why I cry Only the lonely - Only The Lonely Know The Way I Feel ~ Roy Orbison    …

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Heading Back to School and Leaving Your Canine Companion Behind

2012 Back-to-school season has arrived!  Students of all ages are heading back to elementary, middle school or college, and teachers are going back to work.  This is a huge transition for the entire family, as parents and kids learn to adjust to an entirely new routine.  As the excitement and stress of getting the kids …

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