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Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

One of my favorite uplifting activites during the coronavirus pandemic is to follow KOBE EATS on Instagram & YouTube.

Recently Kobe made homemade dog treats for his buddy Kevin’s birthday. The simple recipe is included in the video caption. I love seeing Kevin supervise and help Kobe. It’s rare to see him doing anything besides . . . → Read More: Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

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Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

I cried reading this article. https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/16/moment-grandfather-dementia-whose-dying-wish-cat-given-robotic-feline-12070303/

Robert had dementia and lived in a care facility. He had rescued cats all his life and was accustomed to being surrounded by his feline family members. But his home didn’t allow cats. (Also, Robert had lost the abilities to take care of cats.) A family member heard about . . . → Read More: Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

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Dogs Are A Victim’s Best Friend (Official Court Canine)

I love knowing that several area courts have hired specially trained canine staff members whose job is to provide comfort to victims. Service dogs do seem to love their jobs.

“Thurston County Courthouse canine provides comfort: Two-year-old black lab specially trained to comfort crime victims” by Amelia Dickson http://www.chronline.com/crime/thurston-county-courthouse-canine-provides-comfort/article_236182c0-ad85-11e5-9999-439c47a7bcd0.html

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You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

Sydney (above) showed up on my property and asked me to help him find a forever home. Word is getting around that this is THE place to come for help! Photo courtesy of Steve Campion

“The Latest Study on Human – Pet Bonding Says You May Be Under a Spell” is an article on . . . → Read More: You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

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Cat Lady Central (The PNW Has More Cat Ladies Than Other US Regions)

Several people have sent me this news item published on December 4, 2015 on Northwest Cable News: “Pacific Northwest has more ‘cat ladies’ than anywhere else“.

That article cites the Seattle Times story “Are you a cat lady? Seattle area has 2nd-highest number in U.S.” published on November 17, 2015. Their stats are based on . . . → Read More: Cat Lady Central (The PNW Has More Cat Ladies Than Other US Regions)

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