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...]

Amazing Benefits to Your Health and Life from Owning a Dog

There have been many studies that have shown the benefits of owning an animal. It isn’t just about the companionship for those living alone; it also helps to raise the mood and improve your health. It is the reason that many hospitals and care homes, have animals come to seeing the people on regular occasions. If you have never had a pet before, it can be daunting to have the responsibility. However, owning a dog, for example, can bring far more to your life than you might … [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...]

Hug Day celebrated January 21, 2014

National Hug Day or National Hugging Day is an annual unofficial event devised by Rev. Kevin Zaborney now residing in Caro, Michigan USA. It occurs on January 21 but is not a public holiday. The day was launched on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, USA.There are reports of it being marked in some other countries. The idea of National Hug Day is to encourage everyone to hug family and friends more often. Zaborney cautions to ask first if one is unsure of the response. Whether you hug a … [Read more...]

Elsa, The Life Of Lila – Drama Queen Extraordinaire‏

My dog, Lila, has a dramatic Leo Moon. She's an eternal child with golden hair. She's best friends with the big, black, muscular, Boxer girl dog who lives next door. These dogs met as puppies, spying each other through the fence. Love at first sight! They repeatedly tore the fence down so they could play together. The parents on both sides of the fence finally gave up trying to repair it. We now have a "dog hole" in the fence so the girls can come and go. Lila is obsessed with her giant … [Read more...]

CHILDCARE, 10 Pets ‘not’ to adopt if you have little ones!

  At some point over the course of your kids’ childhood years, they will inevitably begin actively campaigning for the addition of a pet to the household. While most will choose more traditional animals like cats or dogs, there’s a chance that their tastes will run a bit more towards the exotic. In some cases, some smaller pets may even seem like a better choice to parents who aren’t aware of the drawbacks that some common choices bring to the table. These 10 pets are among … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall, WHY SUFFERING?

WHY SUFFERING? The primary cause for suffering is: 'non-recognition of one’s own spiritual identity'. It is the individual spirit identity whose substance is the light of God that is one with all other creations whether they are in form or no form. There are multiple causes for suffering, but the one I will address in this message is a formidable one … it is love. Love is the link between one creature and another. It is the link between a creature and its Creator. … [Read more...]

In God of All Creation, James Robison

In God of All Creation, James Robison recalls many of the life lessons he has learned from his little dachshund, as well as other animals he has observed in nature. James shares that animals have shown him “expressions of God’s love, lessons of His grace, warnings about sin and other eternal truths.” James’ spiritual thoughts and insights can help you learn to hear God’s voice, submit to Him and trust Him for your every need.     Here’s what others have said about God of … [Read more...]

When kids learn to treat animals with gentleness and respect …

When kids learn to treat animals with gentleness and respect, they also learn about compassion and caring on a larger scale, which are traits that can later be applied to the relationships that they have with fellow humans. For parents of toddlers and young children, imparting these lessons can be a bit of a challenge. Here are 10 ways to help your little one understand the importance of treating animals well. Set a Good Example – Children learn primarily through mimicry. They watch their … [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...]

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...]

CAT LOVERS – Cat in a Box

CAT LOVERS Visit the Pet Video Library Hobbes the cat may be bigger than he thinks he is ... TRAINING YOUR CATS @ PURINA SAYS: A number of cat owners have discovered something amazing: they can learn tricks! Predictably, because a cat’s disposition is different than a dog’s, their training is different too. Your cat needs to be in the mood to please you. And the trick has to be on outgrowth of a behaviour she does naturally. Success is better guaranteed if when working for … [Read more...]

Celebrate WORLD ANIMAL DAY ~ October 4, 2010

        World Animal Day was started in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species. Since then it has grown to encompass all kinds of animal life and is widely celebrated in countries throughout the world.   The Saints:  http://toourgod.web.officelive.com/Saints.aspx October 4, was chosen as World Animal Day as it is the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. It is intended as a day of celebration for … [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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