Posts in category "Animal consciousness"

Crummy Jobs for Animals

Would you leave your home to perform in a tutu in center ring?
Animals volunteer for some really crummy jobs in this Earth life. It’s always the fault of human beings when they are humiliated, overworked, physically abused, and forced into roles we find amusing or profitable or simply another venue for our own sicknesses and sociopathy.  Here are some examples of crummy jobs for which thinking, compassionate,... Read more »

The One Grammar Rule You Should Break!

This is Tony, the cat we added to our household a year or so ago, when he came to the door for his daily dinner and clearly asked to come inside, because he was tired of fighting for his life in the wild. Tony is a “he” – not an “it” – no matter what... Read more »

Robin Williams Meets Koko The Gorilla

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My first year at Indiana University in Bloomington, I was a language major, and after switching to biological science as a sophomore, I thought I would find a career working with animals such as Koko the gorilla, who had learned more than 1,000 human words and was able to converse, proving that human beings were... Read more »
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MN Pets Helps With Euthanasia - But They Need To Know These 2 Things

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Dr. Rebecca McComas has a good heart and great intentions. Her company, MN Pets, provides “gentle euthanasia” services in your home, and support during the grief process.  I admire and respect these goals.  When I came across her video ad, I thought that it was carefully constructed and oozed compassion as well as professionalism.  There... Read more »

Freedom for Imprisoned Laboratory Chimps - A Lesson in Compassion

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It’s easy to say that animals must be used for experimentation so people can live healthier lives. We quote biblical text that gives humans “dominion” over other creatures. Watch this video and think again about whether we are superior. Animals do make life choices – some of them are agreements to accept treatment no person... Read more »

What Do Animals Know? Experience animal communication this Saturday!

I’m often asked when I became aware that I was an “animal whisperer” and the truth is – never! I wasn’t the kind of kid who saw dead ancestors at the foot of my bed, and I didn’t have a conscious awareness of what my pets were trying to tell me. Maybe if I had,... Read more »
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Locating Lost Pets

In my animal communication practice, I’m frequently asked about the possibility of locating lost pets. This is difficult work, and I continue to learn the newest techniques from practitioners who have a deeper understanding of the process of locating lost pets. Many animal communicators avoid lost pet work, for several reasons. A successful outcome is... Read more »

Do Animals Know They Are Dying?

I found an intriguing blog post by Jessica Winter, in which she explores the question of whether her cat was trying to convey her own impending death.  Jessica consulted several scientists and did a great job of presenting a range of opinions about whether animals are conscious of their own mortality and will try to... Read more »
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    Denise Norberg-Johnson is an Animal Communicator and Reiki Master, who also works with animals and their people as a Certified LifeLine Practitioner. As a former biology teacher, construction contractor, business trainer and financial writer, she has spent her life engaged in a continuous learning process. An award-winning speaker and author, she has been interviewed on television, radio, and in print, and anticipates the publication of her book, "Animals Know! - What Animals Teach Us" in early 2013. Denise's formal education includes an M.B.A., a Masters degree in Teaching, a B.A. in Biological Science, and an A.A. in Architectural Interior Design. When she is not reading voraciously, dancing as if no one is watching, or attempting to play her junior high school violin recital pieces, she amuses herself by annoying her husband Dave and their six rescued cats.

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