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The feline soul mate–do you have one too?

Soul mate: “One who is perfectly suited to another in temperament” “Someone with whom one has a special, almost spiritual connection” I like these definitions. They sound like the feline soul mates I’ve known. What does this experience look like? A few specific traits come to mind. Let me know if you can relate to […]

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I was moved by this letter shared last week in Gary Brogue's news column:
"I lost my husband recently. Often at night while I am in bed, I start to cry. My 14-year old cat, who is usually on the bed with me, immediately comes up to me...and starts to purr...He often touches my face with his paw."
Perhaps because cats can be so "of the wild" and independent, I find it especially meaningful when they show so much understanding and kindness...

Stories of caring cats

I was moved by this letter shared last week in Gary Brogue’s news column: “I lost my husband recently. Often at night while I am in bed, I start to cry. My 14-year old cat, who is usually on the bed with me, immediately comes up to me…and starts to purr…He often touches my face […]

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cat time is never wasted

Time spent with cats is never wasted

Time spent with cats is never wasted. – May Sarton Friends, let’s keep poet Sarton’s words in mind. When you come home and bliss out with your cat, staring into space together, you are essentially meditating with the quintessential Zen master. Plus, research shows that your cat companionship is good for your health. On top […]

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The extraordinary presence of a cat (my soul mate)

Ever notice that a cat has a presence–a certain energy–in a room or home? Some animals have a very large presence. Years ago, when my cat Bastet had to live with my parents for a few months due to rental restrictions, a young friend who was visiting me commented, “It’s quiet without Bastet around.”

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