elderly people health benefits

A reminder that cats reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

Living with a cat companion when younger can protect against heart disease when older. I'm referring to a study which…

1 week ago

Cat companions do not benefit gay and bisexual men with prostate cancer

This is a study which analyses whether cats and dogs as pets benefit or are detrimental to the mental and…

3 months ago

Shy cat living with elderly woman forced to approach neighbour to raise the alarm

This is the story of Sylvester. If he is still alive he would be approaching about the age of 20…

8 months ago

Dainty female cat acts like an alarm clock to help mother of severely handicapped girl

Introduction This is the story of Speedy. There are two things about the story that need to be mentioned at…

8 months ago

It’s Grandparents Day today in the UK so here are some nice pictures of cats and grandparents

In the UK, October 6th is Grandparents Day. I believe that in the USA it was Sept 8th this year…

12 months ago

‘Unadoptable cats’ often simply need the right person to come along

It's useful to remind ourselves that there is nearly always someone who is suited to a so-called "unadoptable" shelter cat.…

2 years ago

Cat retirement communities: A good choice for your cat when you’re no longer able to provide care

Cat retirement communities are a good choice for your cat when you're no longer able to provide care. While the…

2 years ago

Heartwarming story on how lifelike robotic cats help elderly patients

This is a heartwarming story about a nursing home in Rhode Island who is using lifelike robotic cats and dogs…

2 years ago

Photo gallery of old ladies and their cats

Here is a photo gallery of old ladies and their cats. They go together so perfectly. They need each other.…

2 years ago

Royal College of Nursing say pets have a place in hospitals

The Royal College of Nursing is running a trial on selected wards in hospitals to investigate the benefits of "one-to-one…

3 years ago