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Feeding an all home cooked diet without supplementation is dangerous for your cat!
You may be surprised to read this on my blog if you know much about my philosophy surrounding food. I’m certainly not suggesting that a 100% processed commercial diet is the best, but to support the statement about cooked food and cats […]
It is cold outside this time of year, but we all know, or know of, some cats who can’t or won’t come inside. Some cats in this category may be neighborhood strays or feral cats who either refuse to come indoors or are not safe to bring into the house. Other cats, like Miss Misha […]
We covered girls last time, now it’s time to talk about the boys!
Of course, you’re adopting from a shelter, your puppy or kitten likely comes already spayed or neutered. If not, you have some choices ahead of you. Like with many things in your furkid’s life, there is no cut and dry best […]
So, you’ve done it. You’ve found your beautiful girl and you’re ready to adopt!
If you’re adopting from a shelter, your puppy or kitten likely comes already spayed or neutered. If not, you have some choices ahead of you. Today we’ll be discussing spaying, next week we’ll cover the boys and neutering.
Like with […]
Last time we covered the first stage of the active dying process: Dissolution of Earth.
This stage is the first and generally takes the longest. The next stages are usually completed in a matter of days at most, though, as I mentioned in the last blog a patient may go back and forth through […]
We are taking on a heavy topic in this time before Christmas as we explore the process of active dying, and I know many people are facing the realities of this process at this time of year as well. The good news is that there is help available. Of course there are death doulas and […]
As stated by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, hospice is “[c]onsidered to be the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury, hospice care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Support is […]
If you’ve explored my website, you probably know that I offer pet hospice care. If you’ve been through hospice with a family member, you likely have a good idea of what that entails, but if you haven’t you may not know what I’m referring to. Even if you don’t, you likely know that hospice is […]
At long last, and certainly long after I promised it, the food solutions are here!
After some full on battles with the PayPal cart system and finally choosing and figuring out the finer points of implementing another system the shop is live!
Now available for your cats and dogs, we have recipe books and companion […]
So most people have heard about the wonders of acuuncture for musculoskeletal problems, that is, problems like arthritis, ligament injuries, back problems, etc. Truly, acupuncture is wonderful for all of thsoe things for us as well as for our four footed friends, but did you know acupuncture does so much more than that?
Acupuncture doesn’t […]