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Pet Connection: A pet trained to visit patients can speed their recovery – Sac Paws – Pet Connection – The Sacramento Bee

20 Sep

The experience of visiting with a therapy pet can soothe frazzled nerves, revive dormant memories and bring smiles and laughter in places where those things are often in short supply.

via Pet Connection: A pet trained to visit patients can speed their recovery – Sac Paws – Pet Connection – The Sacramento Bee.

Flash the therapy cat brings joy to nursing home residents | The Conscious Cat

8 Aug

Therapy cats bring comfort and joy to nursing home residents and others who are unable to keep their own pets.

via Flash the therapy cat brings joy to nursing home residents | The Conscious Cat.

E-newsletters About Animals

19 Jun

We can never learn too much about caring for our animal companions, and in addition to my veterinarian’s advice and teaching and my library of printed books, magazines and newsletters, I’ve added e-newsletters from trusted sources that I’d like to share.

E-news About Animals « The Creative Cat
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Now my inbox delivers yet more information about cats and pet care in general. Just in the past week I’ve received four quality e-newsletters written by veterinarians or animal professionals.

A Therapy Cat for Visitors as Much as Residents

6 May

A Therapy Cat for Visitors As Much As Residents « The Creative Cat

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Roxy with my purse.

It’s difficult to find something positive about moving a parent to a nursing home, but meeting the resident therapy cat can really lighten the mood.

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