pets

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

Having animals in our lives is good for us. I know this for a fact, but science says so, too. Just type “Pets” and “Health” into Pubmed, there’s tons of evidence. One review article titled The Best Medicine examines numerous research studies and concludes that […]

Happiness is a warm rescue kitten… No, really, it is.

Happiness is a warm rescue kitten… No, really, it is.

Decades of research show that volunteer activity is significantly associated with multiple health benefits, both psychological (higher levels of happiness and self-esteem, lower levels of stress and depression) and physical (improved cognition, decreased mortality)*. What’s more, studies show that interacting with animals decreases blood pressure […]

Someone In Our House Is Pregnant… And It’s Not Me

Someone In Our House Is Pregnant… And It’s Not Me

When our big old lovey cat Raffy passed away two months ago, his best buddy Leo was bereft. The poor thing was up at night wandering the house, yowling, then moping about all day… Then, the kids were begging us… We had to adopt another […]