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Kitty Snyder serenades shelter dogs and cats.

Singer Kitty Snyder Shares Her Music with Shelter Animals

Listen as Kitty Snyder brings comfort and companionship to dogs and cats in an animal shelter through her music.

Street cat

The Good ‘Cat’ Samaritans

The kind deeds of two neighborhood ladies who care for hungry kitties.

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Cat and chicken huddle together during fire

Cat and Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

While the fire raged, two creatures found comfort in each other.

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A young mother chopping vegetables to eat healthier.

A Caregiver Makes the Healthy Choice to Change Her Diet

Caring for her mom, she'd seen how diabetes could impact a life. She had to start caring for herself too.

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DOG trains service dogs at Support Dogs, Inc. (SDI) in St. Louis, Missouri

Meet the Cat Helping to Train Service Dogs

D-O-G was a stray kitten before the trainers at Support Dogs Inc. decided to give him a home—and a job.

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Married couple cooking together

Marriage as a Recipe for Holiness

We toss ourselves into the mix, add our own spices, stir up our souls and learn from our mistakes.

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Dance for Susan was spiritual as well as physical exercise.

This Caregiver Found God Through Dance

Ballet was spiritual exercise and a form of prayer that steadied her.

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Lisa Shaver with Pistol

A Horse Named Pistol Helped Her Heal

An incurable condition known as RSD had left her unable to do the thing she loved most in life: Ride a horse. But a quarter horse with its own health issues proved a perfect match.

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Rufus the Therapy Dog

Rufus the Therapy Dog

Meet Rufus, the 2006 Westminster Kennel Club  "Best in Show" winner who has a new job, helping children in a big way.

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Catherina and her feisty foal named Renaissance.

A Horse Named Ren Gave Her a Chance to Be Reborn

Catherine Madera’s passion for horses seemed to fade as middle age set in. She began to think that part of her life was over for good…until a feisty foal named Ren came along. Meet Ren below and read the full story here. If you’d like to see more stories like this, check out All Creatures magazine.

Rescue Ink's homepage on their website.

Woof Rescue Ink

Guideposts staffer Sharon Azar talks to members of Rescue Ink, who are committed to rescuing abused animals.

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A mother and daughter discuss matters with an expert.

5 Conversations to Have About Your Final Years

If you find daunting the prospect of preparing for your final years, here are five tips that may prove helpful.

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A voice inside Ken asked, Isn’t there somebody you need to forgive?

Finding a Way to Forgive His Only Remaining Family

After years of emotional abuse from his older brother, John, he decided it was time for forgiveness—for John's sake and his own.

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Happy multi-generation family preparing food in kitchen at home

The Facts About 8 Common Alzheimer’s Myths

We talk to two leading names in the Alzheimer’s research community on the most common myths about the disease, and what they wish people knew.

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