Showing posts with label pet therapy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pet therapy. Show all posts

Monday, October 24, 2011

Pet Therapy

 I was chatting with a friend last night about blogs and cats. did read that correctly. Blogs, not dogs.

Anyway, it got me thinking that I better write something in my blog about my cat. But if I write something about the cat, then I need to write something about our dog as well (so he doesn't feel left out). Actually, I am probably wrong in saying he's a dog, because he's probably 70% human and 30% dog.  He understands most things we say, so we had to start spelling certain words so he doesn't understand them, but yes, he now can spell too!

It is certainly true that dogs give unconditional love. Our dog seems to have the ability to know exactly how we're feeling and if things are getting me down he just wants to bring me one of his toys to cheer me up. Either that, or he just climbs up beside me and snuggles in.

Best Buddies
The cat, I am convinced, knows about my trigeminal neuralgia. I only realised this a few months ago. I was going through a particularly bad spell and was lying in my bed. The cat jumped up beside me and I thought she was going to lie on top of my duvet as she often does. But she slowly walked up towards my face. Ever so gently, she kind of brushed her face against the right side of my face (the bad side), and purred softly.  I don't know how long she stayed like that. It didn't hurt, she was just so gentle. I am convinced that she knows about my face and thought she was helping me.

How people can be cruel to their pets, I'll never know. My life certainly wouldn't be the same without those two!