For anyone considering a new ‘pet’ please see this picture! These are four of our six rescue cats, we have three boys and three girls, all unrelated and they all love each other as you can see! They regularly cuddle each other and the dogs! We also have rescue dogs, ponies and guinea pigs. There… Continue reading IS A RESCUE ANIMAL FOR YOU?
Today I was driving along a ‘B’ road, and I came upon two horse riders. There was a road sign by the verge, and one of the horses was clearly scared. It was trying to back away and keep a wide birth from the bright yellow sign sticking out. This is a perfectly normal behaviour… Continue reading BREAKING A HABIT OF A LIFETIME
Often in life we are faced with tricky situations, where we see something that we perceive may not be right, but we don’t want to risk upsetting someone’s feelings by saying something. But what if the ‘someone’ in question is an animal who can’t speak up for themselves? One example which really saddens me is… Continue reading DO I SAY SOMETHING OR NOT? WALK ON MY LEAD…
Bonfire night can be a stressful time for you and your pets whether they are horses, dogs, cats or other smaller animals. Don’t forget that rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens etc. can be equally stressed by fireworks. Indeed, living in the countryside I see the stress suffered by wild animals at this time of year. As… Continue reading SUPPORT YOUR ANIMALS DURING THE HALLOWEEN AND FIREWORKS SEASON
This week’s blog is how animals can provide comfort during times of stress, help us to live in the present and treat others how we would like to be treated ourselves. It fits well with Ali’s Blog ‘Finding Therapy in Every Day Life’ Many people may have seen the picture doing the rounds on Facebook, where… Continue reading THINK LIKE AN ANIMAL AND APPRECIATE LIFE!
SO can animals teach us to listen to our body’s needs more? Well did you know that all animals have the ability to self-medicate from medicinal plants, essential oils, clay and other natural products? This self-medication process is known as Zoopharmacognosy, and it allows animals to use their innate abilities to prevent disease and basically… Continue reading ANIMALS SELF-MEDICATING: CAN THEY TEACH US TO LISTEN TO OUR OWN BODY’S NEEDS?
I am so pleased to be writing weekly for #BeComplete. It encompasses so much of my life values and beliefs. My articles will be all about our furry friends. My Company, Naturally Animals, empowers owners to understand what their animals (of all species) need to be both physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy. Do you believe… Continue reading DO ANIMALS HAVE FEELINGS?