The Rock and the Hard Place: When those who love animals harm them

For those of us who work in animal protection, every day is filled with news stories, social media posts and pleas to help homeless, soon-to-be-homeless and shelter animals find a place where they can be safe and have a home. Knowing that over 4 million shelter pets and countless abandoned pets lose their lives each year in the […]

We are missing one step of the process … healing!

Originally published on August 20, 2012 on the Manifested Harmony blog! If you have a family pet or have ever worked with animals, you know that animals have feelings and can suffer physical and emotional pain just like us. Animals are also sensitive to the energies in our world. As such, they can suffer from […]

I Pity the Fool Who Harms a Feral Cat

Last night, I received a frantic call from a friend who has been an amazing caretaker to feral cats in her neighborhood. She has single-handedly befriended and spayed/neutered these toss-away cats. And while she has socialized and re-homed a handful over the years, seven have remained close to her home and heart …. At least […]

Guest Blog: A subtle form of cruelty and the need to be a patient advocate

From Allie: Stemming from my blog on July 12th called We Can No Longer Remain Silent, this is the second guest blog in a series that will let you hear directly from experts in the field about animal abuse and ways that we all can get involved to prevent it and protect animals. Please share your […]

Mind-stretch alert: The Cows Have it Right!

Brace yourself folks … this may stretch your mind! This morning, I heard on the radio that many American farmers are sending their livestock to slaughter early because they cannot afford to feed them. The draught has limited their supply of feed.  The draught across most of the United States is tragic. But am I […]