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Monthly Archive for August, 2011

Our cat Chester passed at 16 in April of this year.  Now I see rickety, arthritic Maggie considering her options.  She’s not lonely or waiting to be with Chet–she digs being the only cat.  It’s the kidneys. Always with the %$#@ kidneys. Chester launched his decline with some infection or another.  It unfolded smoothly.  I […]

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This remarkable story has been in the news off and on since 2007.  Oscar, a sweet-faced white and gray cat, was adopted as a kitten into the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, R.I. Raised by staff, he’s gained notoriety for his ability to accurately predict the time of death for terminal patients […]

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What a fabulous dog:  two years old and radiantly beautiful with a gentle, devoted spirit.  He’s generous with his charms and he’s a leaner.  I love that.  We had the pleasure of camping with him and a group of 17 people, 5 families in all.  He was the only dog. He cares for a family […]

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Yesterday was Black Cat Appreciation Day.  We have a black cat and per her detailed instructions, every day is Black Cat Appreciation Day at our house. Maggie’s not the kind of cat you fail to appreciate.  She’d notice, for one thing.  She’s always been vain but now she’s vain and matriarch-ish.  She’s as gentle as […]

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Her cat had to be euthanized.  Before he passed he asked to be buried in a sunny spot and his person found this remarkable.   She wrote: I was wondering from your perspective as an animal communicator… do some animals care what happens to their bodies and some don’t, and what’s the significance as you see […]

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Baxter was one of my all-time favorite dogs.  I worked with his person; she picked him out at the pound and brought him into his third home.  I wondered, how did two families happen to give up this nice dog? Our jobs involved a fair amount of getting up and trotting around and he followed […]

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Some people feel most comfortable applying science to a problem.  Others of us work from the gut, simply knowing something is true.  We work on faith.  Faith gets a bad rap but it’s powerful. When I work I look for the truth about this pet in this home.  Science says, this dog has a physical […]

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I’m special, muttered. “Yeah, good,” I said.  “Anyway, do you like living here?” Martin shifted on his feet.  He didn’t answer the question, rather he reluctantly began to show me some of the other characters that lived on the farm.  It was interesting because he wasn’t just showing them physically, but he would reveal little […]

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