Animal Magnetism

What is animal magnetism?   Let us answer that with another question.  Why are we drawn to animals?  Just what is it that often pulls at our heart strings as we watch kittens and puppies playing, or perhaps captivates us as we watch a hawk soaring in the sky. Many of our wild animals are associated with mythology or mysticism.   The eagle, for example, served as an emblem for the Roman Empire.  Eagle was also a symbol of resurrection in...

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Do animals have Emotions?

You are looking at your animal friend, noticing an unusual expression on their face.  Suddenly you wonder, what is he feeling?  Does she have feelings?  Most animal lovers would indeed say yes, my animals do have feelings. As an animal communicator I have seen my own animal family members experience anger, jealousy, and deep grief over the loss of a mate.  In my intuitive connections with other animals I have seen them go through a wide...

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How Animals View Death

How Animals View Death

Connecting with animals who have crossed over has always been a very rewarding experience.  It has also brought much comfort to many of the dear clients I have helped in this area. Although, my dear readers, the loss of a beloved animal companion can be extremely painful, it can be very helpful to understand how animals view the death experience.  Many of us in the Western cultures hold a particular view that is quite the opposite of those...

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End of Life Transition

End of Life Transition

 There is perhaps no time more difficult for an animal lover than to have to cope  with the ending of their animal companion’s life.  Sometimes this results from a long illness with a gradual or even sudden decline.  At other times it can be a quick and sudden death.  One of the statements I frequently hear, even from relative strangers, is “I can’t believe how hard this has been.” It is the gift of unconditional love that our...

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Behavioral Problems

Behavioral Problems

Many behavioral problems can occur with our animals.  This includes a wide array of issues, from “accidents” on the floor, digging holes in the yard, and growling or snapping at other people or animals.  Their behavior may be aggressive, destructive or suddenly unusual.  Since many of us are unable to talk to our animals, they have to do something to get our attention. It is always important to begin by determining if the root of the...

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