Posts tagged "death"

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 »

Being Thankful - What Animals Teach Us

This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for what animals have taught me about gratitude – not just the cats who share my home, and the ones I’m fostering outside, but those whose gifts are part of our celebrations and connected to our lives without our notice or appreciation.  Today, I want to stop and say thank you.... Read more »

The Day I Hired An Assassin

I had killed before, but only by accident. Today, I hired an assassin. I made the decision out of fear, alone, under duress. After all, the intruder came into my home, uninvited. I needed to prepare for a weekend vacation. There was no time to be gentle, and the intruder scared me. So I called... Read more »
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Elephants Journey to Pay Respects

Elephants Journey to Pay Respects
Elephants Journey to Pay Respects   Lawrence Anthony, author of The Elephant Whisperer, was well known for his work with elephants needing rehabilitation after the evil attacks of people in various parts of the world.  Two days after he died in early March 2012, a curious phenomenon was observed.  Two large females had led a... 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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