Posts tagged "therapy pets"

My favorite pet stories in 2013

<b>Puppi, Burma and adventure therapy save a veteran with PTSD</b></br>
Stephen Simmons is a veteran suffering from severe PTSD. His battle back has included two unlikely mentors – Puppi and Burma – his dog and kitten (now cat) that hit the trail with him in Oregon for what he calls adventure therapy. In two different posts, he told 
their <a href=" http://bit.ly/1dnmXC8">story</a> and shared the beautiful photos of their <a href=" http://bit.ly/1cb9aQ3">adventures</a>.</br>
</br><i>PS - Raining Cats and Dogs even got a shout out when Simmon's Picture book was published.</i>
Internet cats…happy endings…inspiring rescues…goofy therapy cat. These are all some of my favorite pet blog posts for 2013. Yesterday, I listed my top viewed posts. Today it’s all about the posts that I loved writing and sharing…even if they didn’t get the audience that many of my other stories did – my favorite pet stories... Read more »

Max goes to camp with the Humane Heroes

What could be better than spending the morning at summer camp? Try hitting camp with your cat in tow for a quick lesson on therapy cats. For the second straight summer, Max the cat (with a little help from me) was one of the guests of honor at the Humane Heroes day camp at The... Read more »

Shelter Me: Better than therapy for Chicago family

There’s a wonderful documentary making the rounds on PBS this spring called Shelter Me. It is the second installment in a series of documentaries by Steven Latham that looks at dogs rescued from open admission shelters and their lives after rescue. This is more than case of them just becoming pets – they are service... Read more »
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    I am a crazy cat lady and puppy mill warrior that blogs to advocate and educate about pet issues. In American animal controls, millions of pets are abandoned each year and an estimated 4 million die just because there are not enough homes. It truly seems like it’s Raining Cats and Dogs.

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