Cats

Two feral kittens eating a meal.
Cats

Cats Help Keep City Streets Safe from Rats

In New York City, feral cats receive food and shelter and help keep down the rat population.

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Power of Prayer

5 Prayers and Blessings for Animals and Pets

On the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, words of thanks and praise for the creatures who enrich our lives.

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Vet adopts 30 pound cat
Cats

A Veteran with PTSD Rescues Adorable 30-Pound Cat

Gusman was looking for a therapy animal to help manage his PTSD. Enter, Meatloaf.

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Kitty Snyder serenades shelter dogs and cats.
Pets

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.

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Cat and chicken huddle together during fire
Cats

A Cat and a Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

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

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

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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Rescue Ink's homepage on their website.
Dogs

Woof Rescue Ink

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

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An anxious dog hides behind a sofa
Pets

Fireworks? 10 Ways to Comfort Your Anxious Pet

Author and pet expert Peggy Frezon offers some tips for keeping your pets calm during time of stress and turmoil.

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A thirsty dog drinks from his human's water bottle on a summer day
Pets

5 Ways to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat

Author and animal expert Peggy Frezon offers advice on how to keep your animal pals cool and comfortable this summer.

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Purring cat
Power of Prayer

Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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