Pets

Catherina and her feisty foal named Renaissance.
Pets

Renaissance: The Horse That Helped Her Embrace Middle Age

She was restless and coping with transitions in her life, when a special foal changed her attitude.

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An abstract illustration of a rooster crowing.
Pets

How a Rooster Helped Her Find Hope During a Divorce

A surprising encounter at a farm changed her outlook.

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Catherina and her feisty foal named Renaissance.
Pets

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.

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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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Street cat
Stories of Hope

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
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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Rufus the Therapy Dog
Service Animals

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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The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy
Dogs

The Miraculous Rescue of a Deaf Puppy

After an Australian shepherd mix fell into a 50-foot hole, neighbors and volunteers spent 30 hours trying to rescue him.

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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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