Posts in category "Cruelty"

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 »

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 »
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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 »
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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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