Posts in category "Animal rescue"

What Every Animal Rescuer Should Know

People who rescue animals are my heroes. Every day they face situations that would make most of us hysterical with anger and grief, and they do it because they are driven to save just one more starving, beaten, suffering creature. It’s hard to criticize anything they do with such compassion and positive intentions. Those of... Read more »

Rescuing Gracie - My Sister's Courageous Act

My mother, sister Sandy and I were returning from Sandy’s string teachers’ conference in Detroit a few years ago, and were about a hundred miles from Chicago, enjoying an uneventful road trip. Suddenly, Sandy – who was driving – burst out, “Mom, Dee, don’t look!” Naturally, we both did. There, in the middle lane of... Read more »

Why Your Pets Hate Halloween & What To Do About It

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Pets hate Halloween! Why? Because they hate being dressed up in silly costumes and paraded around for your amusement. I know, I know – your precious Schnoodle Fritzle loooves his little Darth Vader outfit. Your kitty cat Buttons waits all year to appear as Spiderman. NOT!!!... 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 »

Chris P. Bacon - The Pig On Wheels

Too often, we become discouraged by stories of cruelty toward our fellow creatures, forgetting the many compassionate people who open their hearts to animals who appear to be destined for euthanasia.  Sometimes, they aren’t well-behaved or suited to the families who adopt them.  Sometimes, they aren’t beautiful enough, or amusing enough, or smart enough, or... Read more »

The Animals Need Us

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something and because I cannot do every-thing, I will not refuse to do the something than I can do.” – Edmund Everett Hale My husband Dave and I are in the process of registering our cat colony,... Read more »
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    Denise Norberg-Johnson

    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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