Heartwarming story on how lifelike robotic cats help elderly patients
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This is a heartwarming story about a nursing home in Rhode Island who is using lifelike robotic cats and dogs to help comfort elderly patients. Mary Beth Lescault is co-owner of Grace Barker Health in Warren. To make sure patients … please continue reading

Royal College of Nursing say pets have a place in hospitals
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The Royal College of Nursing is running a trial on selected wards in hospitals to investigate the benefits of “one-to-one animal therapy” for patients. There are numerous articles on this website about the benefits of cats and dogs to a … please continue reading

Eighty-one-year-old woman with mild dementia loves her robot cat
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Eighty-one-year-old woman with mild dementia loves her robot cat

Virginia Smith loves her robot cat. It allows her to express her love for cats. You can see this so clearly. It is such a joy to see. Elderly people who have to live in residential care homes are often … please continue reading

No-kill cat shelter in Ohio brings happiness to nursing home residents through their Pet Adoptions for Loving Seniors program
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This is a feel-good article that comes out of Ohio, where volunteers with a no-kill cat shelter are taking their cats into nursing homes to bring a bit of happiness to the residents. One of the disadvantages to entering a … please continue reading

Regulations regarding cat ownership results in significant decline in ownership in Australia
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A recent survey found that pet ownership has declined in Australia. Numbers have fallen by 200,000 while the dog population has fallen by 100,000 in the past 12 months. It is unsurprising that the cat population has fallen at twice … please continue reading

Loyal, Beautiful Cat Won’t Say Goodbye To Elderly Owner Who Went To A Care Home
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Elderly Nancy Cowen went to live in a care home (nursing home), Bramley House, some distance from her home. She gave her cat, Cleo, to one of her neighbours. About two weeks into living at the care home, Cleo turns … please continue reading