I have been learning that, in general, humans are pretty well intentioned. I love that some human out there decided to make the world a better place by working to make this month National Prevention of Animal Cruelty month. Whoever thought that up has to be a pretty cool person…and in my opinion…a bit cooler than the people who established National Skipping Day, National Richter Scale Day, or National Stop Snoring Week (also all happening this month…).
There has been plenty of talk lately about determining the origins of the domestic dog so I decided to do some digging into my own ancestry of the domestic cat. I found that domestic cats have been traced back to a single wild ancestor whose relatives still live in the remote deserts of the Middle East today.
Dear Pet Column,
Hidden fences for dogs have been around a long time, however I know so little about them. Are they safe and effective?
Seeking solid boundaries
So the other day I made a breakthrough realization about pet disposition that I think will help pets like me meet our right people. It is called VertroPet– the study of pets as introverts and extroverts. Not only is this cutting edge science but I believe it will help people like you find the best pets for their personality.
Last week’s Pet Column was about cat chatter and what it means. The “language barrier” between pets and animals is challenging and pets like me are often misunderstood. And as people like to anthropomorphize pets in many ways – our communication often is put in human perspective rather than pet perspective.