Single Mother Tips on Getting a Family Pet

Family pets like dogs can provide key support for the entire family. That is why they are so great for single parents. Dogs can give your children the support and love that they need, while also teaching them crucial and key skills. Not only can they benefit your child’s development, but they can also even help you relax, stay productive, and can even help you reach your daily physical exercises requirement. This means that not only will dogs make you happier, they will also make you lower your … [Read more...]

Maintaining a Hygienic Home with Cats

In a world where working hours are becoming longer and longer, it’s not always practical or kind to have a dog. Dogs need a considerable amount of time, both in exercise and human contact and interaction. Cats, on the other hand, need these a little less. That’s not to say a cat is definitely the best pet to have if you work long hours (they still need their humans around a fair amount; that fishing app for felines wasn’t created for nothing), but they are certainly preferable as companion pets … [Read more...]

How to Always Keep Your Feline Fighting Fit

There are many aspects to your cat’s general health, and it’s easy to let some part or other slip from your attention. It isn’t just your feline’s weight and the condition of its teeth – which are important, of course – but you also need to consider your cat’s age, whether it’s carrying around any parasites, what is happening to it when it goes outside where you can’t always keep an eye on it, its exercise pattern as well as its mental health. Even the most diligent pet owner can fall behind, … [Read more...]

NATIONAL BEST FRIENDS DAY, June 8

June 8 celebrates National Best Friends Day, a day to honor that one special person you call your “best friend”. It is a time to show them how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish their friendship. “Best friends share extremely strong interpersonal ties with each other.” (WEWednesdays!) Friendship Day was originally promoted by Joyce Hall, the founder of Hallmark cards in 1930, intended to be 2 August and a day when people … [Read more...]

Cats, Egyptians and Women

Cats and Egyptians Cats (Felis silvestris catus), known in Ancient Egypt as "mau", were important in ancient Egyptian society. Based on recent DNA comparisons of living species, it has been estimated that cats were first domesticated from the Middle Eastern subspecies of the Wildcat about 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent. Thousands of years later, the peoples in what would later be Upper and Lower Egypt had a religion centering around the worship of animals, including … [Read more...]

Pet Month celebrated until May 6!

From 1 April to 6 May 2013 it's National Pet Month, your chance to show the special creature in your life just how much you love them! The charity holds the event each year. The aim is to promote responsible pet ownership, make the public aware of the benefits of pets and the contribution they make to our society, as well as letting owners know about the pet services available to them. Each year a whole host of pet-tastic events are held, from dog shows to fairs and perfect pet … [Read more...]

A New Message From VERONICA – Loss of Pets

     A New Message From VERONICA         Loss of Pets     "The physical environment offers an intense participation of energy not felt anywhere else. Often the lightness of one's spirit becomes entangled in all of the drama, making one feel burdened and isolated.   The representation of energy in physical form has great impact upon others whether it is arriving or leaving. The ones left behind, so to speak, feel the absence of energy and respond to it often … [Read more...]

IFAW – Linky’s happy new home‏

"Although I saw Linky's photos before adopting her, I still burst into tears when I saw her (in person) and how extremely skinny and neglected she was! It broke my heart! The IFAW team really does amazing work and they are the little guardian angels for the poor animals out there!" - Linky's New Mom, Elanza Here's Linky now! Dearest Women of A Celebration of Women, I wanted to update you on the condition of Linky, the wonderful pup I recently told you … [Read more...]

care2 – Animals Are Companions, Not Property‏

Hi, A Celebration of Women, There is a reason we call cats and dogs "companion" animals. They are our friends and family. They comfort us in tough times and help create happy memories. Canada's laws should reflect what animals really are: loved ones -- not property » Three years ago, Parliament passed a bill to increase penalties for animal abusers, but nothing has changed. That's because it's incredibly difficult to prosecute these criminals and prove that they've inflicted pain or done more … [Read more...]

Help Your Favorite Animal Shelter Win $15,000‏

Do you know an animal shelter that could use $15,000? America's Favorite Animal Shelter gives you an opportunity to make that happen. Vote for a shelter that you really care about. The shelter that gets the most votes by the end of the contest on July 10th will win $15,000! Whether it's buying pet food, providing medical services or keeping our furry friends happy and healthy, the winning shelter determines how the money can best help them. You can decide who should win, and make it happen. … [Read more...]

Canada: Don't Let Animal Abusers Escape Justice‏ – Ellen B., care2

    Canada: Animals Need Real Protection From Cruelty » A few years ago, my family got a call from our neighbors. Walking down the street that day, they had heard a meow coming from a trash can, where someone had left a newborn kitten to die. Animals need strong legal protection from abuse. » Our neighbors wanted to know if we could give the kitten a loving home. And less than a day later we welcomed a new, adorably furry member of the family. Most pet … [Read more...]

LESS-Adoptable Pet Week – Celebrating September (19-25)

  A Celebration of Women sends our Love to all the little 'pets' around the globe that need love; and we do remember that some of these little Souls are 'WO-man's Best Friends'.       Big black dogs. FIV+ cats. Senior pets. Special needs animals. Many factors can make a pet seem "less adoptable." To promote these unusual (or, in some cases, too common) animals, Petfinder has designated September 19 - 25 as "Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week." The week is yours to celebrate as you wish – create … [Read more...]

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