Hello everyone. Happy Sunday!
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It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and smile.😁
I didn’t get a chance to write a post yesterday so I thought I might wind up skipping this Sunday. But when I woke up this morning I had a song in my head and it made me smile. I decided this song would be great to share.
The song is about smiling even though “stuff” is happening. There is some “stuff” that could bring me down a little bit this weekend…if I let them. Continue reading
Today the bill was signed and The PACT Act makes animal cruelty a felony in the U.S.
I am overjoyed but I also have to ask….what took so long?
You can read more here: Animal Cruelty Bill.
One fish, two fish
Red fish, blue fish
We must show compassion
To all fish, all fish
I found an amazing write up about one guys experience with a goldfish. It started off as just a routine giving a little goldfish named Flash food everyday. Until he decided Continue reading
“But perhaps when we look at the connection between animal cruelty and human violence, we would focus more attention on those who abuse animals to prevent them from escalating to crimes against people.”
“This is a serious problem. It is also one that will only get worse if left unchecked.”
Taken from “Animal Cruelty and Human Violence” http://www.huffingtonpost.com
The tragedies are too much around our world lately, especially in the Unites States. When you think about what the answer is, does empathy towards animals come to mind? Probably not, but I encourage you to rethink that. Here is my latest poem… Continue reading
Today I am looking back at an older Tuesday Tale of mine with some new thoughts and questions. If you have been following me for a while you may have read this post called “A Tender Moment Between A Man And His Dog.” It is about a beautiful relationship between a man (John) and his dog (Schoep). As Schoep got older and his arthritis kept him from sleeping, John would bring him to Lake Superior and hold him until he fell asleep in his arms in the water. That is John & Schoep pictured above. The picture alone speaks volumes!
This is such a beautiful story it is worth repeating. Check out the story on the Huffington Post here.
There are a few points we can take away from this story. Continue reading
My neighbor told me a few days ago that her son passed away suddenly. He was only 36. A co-worker and her family had to make the heart-wrenching decision to “put their dog down” recently. Should both be allowed to grieve? Continue reading
This week’s tale isn’t about just one animal, it is about 16 of them.
You’re so excited to bring home a new kitten or cat. Your child has been asking for one forever and you finally decide to go for it. Before you do, take the time to be prepared. Being prepared will make it easier on you and your new furry friend.
Peteducation.com has a great article that can walk you through some steps to be prepared. Here is one quote from the article:
“You will be taking your cat out of a familiar environment, putting him into a noisy, moving vehicle, then expecting him to adjust to new surroundings, new people and perhaps, new animals. This is a lot to ask, and no matter how wonderful you and your home are, even the most easy-going cat is likely to be stressed and nervous.”
We all know how good our pets make us feel and how relaxing and calming petting them can be. It’s not just us! Pet WebMD has a list of 27 ways pets improve our health. Continue reading