Category Archives: animals

The Joy of Running in the Rain

Why don’t more people run in the rain? This is a question I’ve asked myself for over thirty years, and today, I’m putting it online, hoping to get some answers. Sure, I understand why people avoid the rain if they’re … Continue reading

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Tips to Keep Your Feline Companion Healthy

Hi Readers! Today, I’m very pleased to welcome guest blogger Jordan Walker. Like me, Jordan is very passionate about animals. He has written several contents about this subject as the lead content curator for Coops and Cages, and was kind enough … Continue reading

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Going Batty: A Rabies Story

It’s 11:33 on Friday morning, and I’m waiting for the phone to ring. I’d be lying if I said the anxiety’s killing me, but also can’t deny that I really, really hope to hear some positive news. Here’s the story, … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat are (slowly becoming) Friends

Last month, I posted about losing our sweet cat, Jack, to cancer, just weeks after we’d adopted a new kitty named Sherlock to be his pal. Suffice to say, it was a sad and confusing time for all members of … Continue reading

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Pets, Loss, Sad Old Movie Characters, and Pesky Kids

A little black and white cat is hopping around my living room, knocking things off the mantle and quietly testing the dog’s patience with his innocent, precocious behavior. He’s adorable, cuddly, and amusing. I should be smiling. But my heart … Continue reading

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Getting a Dog to Boost Your Immune System? Please Don’t!

Out on the interwebs recently, I stumbled across an article about strengthening the human immune system. I can’t recall the website or the author of the article, but it mentioned some sensible, natural solutions. Things like eating healthier, exercising regularly, … Continue reading

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What Kind of #Dog is That?

Two years ago, my family decided to get a dog. The kids were getting older and more responsible—they’d promised to walk, bathe, and clean up after the animal—and I’d wanted a dog for years too. Which is a good thing, … Continue reading

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