Pets

Baker and Taylor library cats
Cats

The Inspiring Tale of Library Cats Baker & Taylor

These Scottish Fold cats became cultural icons in the '80s and '90s, inspiring children all over the world to read.

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Baloo, Leo and Shere Khan
Pets

Inspiring Animal Friendships

Check out these unusual animal companions and the ways in which they reveal that love knows no bounds.

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Inspirational Quotes for Animal Lovers
Better Living

Inspirational Quotes for Animal Lovers

Animals are some of the greatest companions in our lives. We hope you'll enjoy this uplifting slideshow featuring inspiring quotes about our finned, feathered and furry friends.

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Guideposts: Tony Pena and his canine pal, Homer
Readers' Favorite Stories

The Miracle of the Missing Maltese Terrier

The true story of how Homer, a lost six-month-old Maltese mix, restored a family’s faith

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Guideposts: Ricochet the Surfing Dog
Military Outreach Stories

Join Our Twitter Chat to Discover How Dogs Help Veterans with PTSD

For veterans coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, therapy dogs can make a world of difference. Find out more during our Twitter chat.

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Labor Day Activities: Peggy Frezon's three pooch pals offer tips for having fun this holiday weekend.
Dogs

15 Fun Dog-Inspired Labor Day Activities

Take a moment between holiday barbecues and getting ready for back-to-school to act on one (or more) of these Labor Day activities suggested by a trio of pooches!

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Guideposts: Peggy Frezon's dogs, Kelly and Ike!
Dogs

Inspirational Stories for National Dog Day

At Edward Grinnan's invitation, dozens of readers sent in snapshots of their dogs. We hope these pictures and stories will inspire you.

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a woman grieving the loss of her pet cat
Power of Prayer

A Peaceful Prayer in Her Moment of Grief

A grieving pet owner finds comfort in an unlikely way.

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Bear, the heaven sent dog.
Miracles

Bear, the Heaven-Sent Dog

A shelter dog is saved by a twist of fate.

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Mary and her cat, Rainbow, who plays fetch like a dog
Service Animals

A Healing Feline to the Rescue

Arthritis had really slowed her down. Then the right medicine came along...

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