Cats


A Letter to Your Pet’s Future Owner

  A dying woman penned a letter about her beloved cat, which prompted Laura Moss, a writer to do the same. If you knew your pet would have to be cared for by someone else, what would you do to prepare for your pets future? Here is Laura’s letter Dear friend, Thank you for adopting my […]


Socialization is Key For a Successful Partnership

Socializing older dogs can sometimes be necessary. CoCo is a rescue dog and her history was largely unknown. She arrived very pregnant and stressed from long distance travel. The first priority was to get her socialized to the family environment she would have to deal with, which included adults children and cats. Because she was […]


Can MY Dog Ever Go Off Leash?

Not all dogs can work off leash, but most dogs can. It takes lots of patience, training, and perseverance. Without all of those things, you won’t get far, but the benefits of putting the time in early on are HUGE! Exercising them is easier, there is more trust in the bond with your dog, we […]


CoCo Jr Gets Chosen to be a Service Dog

CoCo Jr. is one of the puppies out of our litter of Foster Pups that were born and raised here in our home. The process was a great experience for the whole family, plus lots of fun too! There are many requirements for a puppy to be accepted into the training program at Saint Francis […]


Pet Stories – Cequinn

Pets come into our lives for many reasons. Jeeves and Cequinn, siblings, came into our lives at the same time. Their whole litter was picked up by a local Rescue Organization and brought to the veterinary facility where I was working. When they arrived the kittens were noticeably malnourished and sick. We lost one the […]


Canine Euthanasia Due to Aggression

  There are many reasons why we must be parted from our beloved pets. Because they cannot be helped is not something usually thought of in our normal scenarios. Typically that is true. In this article you will see how one person felt about her dog’s behavior issues and the outcome while sad, was inevitable. […]


Cat Videos Relieve Stress of Wasting Time On Cat Videos

Internet cat videos have been found to deliver some fairly significant health benefits according to Jessica Gall Myrick, media researcher at Indiana University in Bloomington. She says; “Some people may think watching online cat videos isn’t a serious enough topic for academic research, but the fact is that it’s one of the most popular uses of the […]


Parasite Found in Cats Linked to Behavior Change in Humans

There is a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii that can live in a number of different mammals, but must carry out its reproductive cycle inside a cat gut. In order to spread from cat to cat the bacteria uses a strategy of infecting and editing rodent brains by their contact with cat feces. Since rodents eat […]


A Study Finds That Cats Do Control Humans

In the category of “no big surprise” a recent study found that cats really do control the behaviors of humans. This study focused on cat vocalizations that encourage certain behaviors on the part of their humans. Some cats were found to possibly manipulate their owners into feeding them with a unique meow. The study found that […]


Inter Species Communication

There has been talk about Animal Communicators not being normal. Folks are either for or against the idea, as with most things that are not easily understood. Under that larger umbrella belongs the titles of Dog Whisperer, Horse Whisperer, and so on and so forth. This story just so happens to be about a big […]