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Monthly Archives: May 2018
We’ve talked all week about support and therapy animals of all types. How many of you have relied on your cat for company, comfort, and/or companionship? Some of you have other types of pets that you adore and depend on … Continue reading
Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Are We Taking Advantage of the Service/Therapy Animal Concept?
All week we’ve been talking about support and service animals. I think we all support the idea of therapy animals, but are some people taking this concept too far? Are we taking advantage of the public and the corporate world? … Continue reading
What exactly is a therapy pet? Is it the same as a support pet or a service pet? This site gives information about the difference between a service dog and a therapy dog. https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/serviceanimals/dog-rights.php Basically a service dog is trained … Continue reading
We’ve become accustomed to seeing eye dogs, but did you know there are also hearing alert dogs, seizure alert dogs, autism service dog, and medical alert dogs that will alert for migraines, diabetes and even heart issues? For years, … Continue reading
You see articles all the time featuring reasons why dogs are smarter than cats or cats are smarter than dogs. But I came across one this week saying that a raccoon may be smarter than either the cat or the … Continue reading
Monday we focused on a cat’s ability to see beyond what we see. Tuesday, we discussed the cat’s amazing hearing. Another super power cats possess is their sense of smell. In fact, I wonder how our cats can even stand … Continue reading
As you know, I pattern some of the cats in my Klepto Cat Mysteries after cats I’ve known. Rags, the star klepto cat, is a compilation of my mom’s confident grey-and-white cat, Smokey, and our toy-toting kitty, Lily. I’ve also … Continue reading
Do cats really see in the dark? Can they see things as clearly as we do? Here’s a fascinating article that not only explains how a cat’s vision differs from ours, it show pictures of the difference. http://www.businessinsider.com/pictures-of-how-cats-see-the-world-2013-10 The general … Continue reading
Do you ever wonder about your cat’s level of hearing? What are they listening to when they turn and twist their ears seemingly to catch sounds from a distance or maybe close—sounds we can’t detect at all? Is it a … Continue reading
Here’s an article that will make cat lovers happy. It concludes that our cats really do love us. Oh they might act aloof, walk away in the middle of a good petting session, snub us when we return home, refuse … Continue reading