A kitten chooses his new name

Do you have trouble picking names for your pets? The best way is to have the animals themselves give you their opinions. Let me tell you how one of my cats picked his name. I adopted him at 7 weeks old after my cat in spirit selected him. I spent weeks trying to come up […] Read more...

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Why horses like grass

Watching horses graze is without a doubt one of the most peaceful experiences there is. The horses are relaxed, the rhythm of their chewing becomes melodic, and one can easily get lost in thought. Some friends were watching their horses happily grazing and got to wondering what the horses think of it.   Does it taste […] Read more...

Blue Heeler dog with stick

Fetch! Fetch? New housemates try to understand each other

Abby is a recently-adopted Blue Heeler still settling in to her household. Her new family discovered she loves playing non-stop fetch with her stick. As they threw the stick and Abby raced to retrieve it over and over again, they saw their two 6-month-old kittens, Frankie and Baby, were watching intently from the window as […] Read more...

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FAQ: How can I get my pets to stop waking me up so early?

Finally you have a day off and you’re looking forward to sleeping in late. Then your dog or cat wakes you up at dawn. Or they constantly wake you at 5:00 am instead of waiting for the alarm clock. Sound familiar? It’s one of the most common complaints I hear from pet owners. Try this simple solution to teach your animals about wake-up times.

People laugh when I tell them this is all they have to do to teach their pets to not wake them. But it works, even for people who have never tried communicating with their pets in this way before. Read more...

Fish in tank

Conversation with a hospital fish

While a friend’s son was in the hospital having surgery she was in a hospital waiting room near a large tank with many beautiful fish. As she sat waiting one fish seemed to be watching her and she became fascinated by him. She sent me several photos of this little guy she dubbed ‘Fishy’ and commented “This fish looks like he wants to talk!” Later I talked to him about his life at the hospital. I hope you enjoy learning his thoughts. Read more...

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Listen to your performance horse to improve your results

It takes a small village to train and show a horse: owner, rider, trainer, vet, farrier, groom, barn staff etc. When working with these experts to create your horse’s optimal training program, remember that the most important member of your team is your horse! Obtaining the horse’s input will help you create the best outcome possible as you work toward your goals. Read more...

Does Reiki energy healing work for animals? Animals Recommend It!

Reiki is a holistic approach to healing that helps the animal release any negative energy and heal. Certain animals have physical injuries. Reiki helps the animal heal quicker than it might have otherwise. Your animal can benefit from the deep relaxation and sense of well-being that is achieved through Reiki. All animals benefit from Reiki: dogs, horses, cats, hamsters, birds, barn pets; the list is endless. Read more...

FAQ: Do animals know their correct age?

This is a common question since so many of our animals are rescued or adopted from shelters with little known of their history. It can be difficult to gauge an adult animal’s age based on physical appearance alone. Adding the animal’s opinion can help give a more accurate picture in some cases. Animals measure time […] Read more...

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A cat in spirit introduces me to my next kitten

After our animals pass away they remain connected to us and often help us from the other side. I’d like to share a story about the way my cat in spirit helped me find my next pet. When my cat Phoebe died suddenly I was completely unprepared for the loss. We didn’t know she was […] Read more...

Evidence of animals in the afterlife

If you’ve ever wondered if there’s proof that animals continue to the afterlife you may be interested in this fascinating case study presented by Dr. Adrian Klein, a leading afterlife researcher. He presents an overview of evidence he’s gathered regarding his dog Sally, including from my conversation with her after her passing. Read more...

The transformative power of animal communication

“This gives me such hope and thrill” A client wrote that after a session with her horse. One of the greatest joys of my job as an animal communicator is hearing of the changes that take place after a session. An animal that is withdrawn and skittish becomes confident and happy; an animal acting out […] Read more...