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Going Back to Work: ‘When Will You Be Home, Mommy?’

October 04, 2013

Like so many others in the economy slump in this country, I was laid off from my job. This was both good and bad. Bad that we were cut to half our household income. Good that Bo & her sister, Blizzard, really enjoyed having Mom home to cater to their every whim. During this time, my daughter also adopted my Grandpuppy, Mya, from a shelter…  

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Should You Get Your Pet a Pal?

July 31, 2013

There is wonderful research that proves what pet lovers have always thought; namely, that pets are good for people. For example, a study done at the University of Minnesota concluded that people who have cats stand a 40% less chance of having a heart attack. Recently, the number of pets of all species that have signed on as pet therapists has grown considerably. They do…  

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Summer Travel Tips for Your Cat

June 10, 2013

While typically it’s the family dog that gets to go on vacation, cats are getting to travel, too. But whether kitty is going to visit Grandma while the family goes off on a cruise or is actually going along to the vacation destination, the same planning is involved to ensure that the travel arrangements are stress free. It’s a good idea to have two different…  

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After The Dust Settles: Post-Disaster Return to Normalcy for Pets

May 29, 2013

We’re all pretty accustomed to thinking about disaster preparedness for ourselves and our loved ones in the face of recent mega-disasters like the recent tornado devastation in Oklahoma, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and super storm Sandy, to name but a few. There are websites and books galore devoted to planning evacuation routes and making lists of necessary supplies, and my fellow PHC blogger, Melissa Rice,…  

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