Category Archives: People Helping Animals

Newsday Tuesday – How to Make Shelter Cats More Adoptable

I love this story. Do you know who Jackson Galaxy is? He’s known for his TV show, My Cat From Hell. Well, he has launched a program called Cat Positive wherein shelter directors are urged to teach shelter cats to … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Is Climate Change Affecting the World’s Animal Population?

This is a topic I’m interested in, so decided to do a little research and share my findings with you. It’s all very discouraging. You know how all parts of the body are connected to make it function properly—the knee … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday –We’re Doing Better on Behalf of This Nation’s Cats

The bad news is that at last count, over 70 million cats need rescuing. But according to at least one source—a major source in the scheme of things—the ASPCA—things are getting better. There’s no “handle” to be had on this … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Pets and Domestic Violence

October was Domestic Violence Month. And this is not probably of much interest to most of my followers. However, did you know that pets can play a huge role in this horrendous crime? A large percentage of people say they … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats on Trains–Plus NEW Klepto Cat Mystery

First, an announcement: Book 25, CATalyst for Clues, is available for your reading pleasure here: https://www.amazon.com/CATalyst-Clues-Klepto-Mystery-Book-ebook/dp/B076294TR8/ref=sr_1_20?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1506946619&sr=1-20&keywords=klepto+cat+mysteries Watch for the audio version due out around November 1st. Friday, I shared a story about how a cat rescued a failing train in … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Hundreds of Cats Up For Adoption

With the onslaught of recent disasters throughout the world, more and more pets have been displaced. Hundreds have been rescued and will be looking for new homes. Some have been taken to new locations many miles from their ravaged communities. … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Animal Rescue in Disaster

Hurricanes sure have been in the news, lately. And the aftermath of these storms result in many stories of stranded, soaked, lost, frightened pets who were left behind or somehow separated from their people. Thank heavens for the brave and … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Cats of Disaster

After every disaster, there are people who band together in order to rescue the cats and dogs who were left behind—some of the beloved pets whose family couldn’t get them out in time.  I know one family who lost their … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – A Mixed Bag of Cat Stories

How can one person cause so many problems for cats and the people who want to help them? Evidently, an apartment dweller in Queens was hoarding cats. When the building was condemned, this person moved out without an iota of … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Young People Who Help Cats

I love stories of people helping cats. When the helper is young, even more so. There’s the story of Robbie, an Eagle Scout in Norfolk, Virginia, who did something to protect the many feral cats that were taking over the … Continue reading

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