Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is the use of special animals to help treat people with many different ailments. Volunteers use their time as well as their pet’s time to help train the pets to work with their human partners. Dogs were mostly used in nursing homes and other medical facilities but now cats are being…Details
Dorothy Max spent much of her life feeding stray cats and caring for them. She would catch the feral cats, domesticate them, and find them homes through her association with the PetsMart in Willoughby.
The myth of the “crazy cat lady” seems universally accepted these days. But where did it come from? It’s origins are difficult to pinpoint. Though the Edies of GreyGardens were pioneers of the cat lady persona, it’s taken on a different connotation in the here and now.
Lynea Lattanzio lives alone with hundreds of felines on her 12 acre spread in Parlier, California where she runs a huge cat sanctuary. ‘If I were a cat, this is where I’d be,’ she told a US newspaper. We’re a no-cage, no-kill adoption sanctuary.’
Like many other really weird things cats do, science hasn’t fully cracked this particular feline mystery… but there are a few hints! Predation advantage There’s the obvious predation advantage a box affords: Cats are ambush predators, and boxes provide great hiding places to stalk prey from (and retreat to). But there’s clearly more going on here.…Details
Do you think you “own” your cat… well think again! If any of the following scenarios look familiar, the “owner” status in your home may have shifted without your even realizing it. [metaslider id=3491]Details
Ralphee the kitten and Max the cattle dog are an odd couple who seem besotted with each other’s company after they were introduced following Ralphee’s rescue from a barn at a horse stable. Ralphee’s condition is a neurological disorder known as feline cerebellar hypoplasia. A kitten is born with “CH” when their cerebellum, the part…Details
At the age of seven, a cat is not actually considered a senior however that’s the time changes start to occurr, although you may not notice any changes until years later.
Iona, 102-year-old woman, fell in love with a shelter cat named Edward. The two-year-old shelter cat never had a loving family to call his own. But little did he know that someone was out there who needed him more than he needed them. Iona had made a trip to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter in Conroe,…Details