Animal care workers at animal shelters need support to deal with grief due to their losses
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Shelter worker with cat

“The loss of such a sacred relationship can be devastating. Owners of companion animals facing the loss of a companion animal often experience numbness, disbelief, ruminations about the death experience….” Working as an animal care worker (ACW), specifically an animal … please continue reading

Animal rescuer found dead of apparent suicide. No one knew how helpless she was feeling
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A well-known animal rescuer was found dead of an apparent suicide Wednesday night. No one knew how helpless she was feeling. Manhattan clinical psychologist and author was found hanging in the bathroom of her fifth floor Sutton Place apartment. Stacey … please continue reading

Tender story of love restores badly burned feral kitten to health and happiness
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TLC restored this badly burnt kitten to health and happiness

The ‘before’ photos are hard to look at, I admit, but the story is very positive and ending very good. It is a good cat story despite the tragedy of being badly injured by a fire. What comes across is the loving care given by Luka who restored the kitten to health and happiness and the tenacity of the kitten to survive. please continue reading