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Professional, royalty free, stock photos of cats, starting at $1.00,  including 97 thousand cat related images, from Canstockphoto. Their sister site, with cat posters, at: Barewalls.

Cat prints of various sizes:  https://www.freeart.com/art/prints/cats/all/

SCROLL DOWN for help if your cat has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, or has just died.

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It's generally accepted that pets are beneficial to human health, and Simon Teakettle was included in a book on this subject: The Magic of Animals: Living Happier & Healthier with Pets,  by Dr. Wendy Di Rodio, published in 2005.  The Addiction Resource website has a link to information about how pets help prevent substance abuse, and cats have also been helpful to smokers trying to quit.

Maryjean Ballner is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist who now lives in the San Francisco 
Bay Area. She is the author of Cat Massage. Appeared on Regis & Kelly and on the David Letterman show. Watch a video of her demonstrating cat massage techniques on YouTube HERE.
MaryJean's website, featuring books and DVDs of cat and dog massage at: www.catmassage.com

The newly revised the Veterinarian's Oath, from the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA):
       Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.
       I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.
       I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.

The Cat Owner's Guide to Litterbox Problems explains how you can identify what causes your cat to avoid the litterbox and how to stop this unwanted behavior. This book takes you through the possible reasons why cats stop using the litterbox. It shows you how to address medical issues, identify signs of stress and tweak your current litterbox setup to perfection. With The Cat Owner's Guide to Litterbox Problems, you can create your own specific plan to get Kitty back to the litterbox. See http://TheCatSite.com, or order the ebook from Amazon.

ALSO:
                       www.tufts.edu/vet   The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
                             Tufts publishes an informative newsletter called Catnip.

                        www.physicaltherapists.com/articles/physical-therapy-for-pets.html

                        Go to http://LostCatFinder.com and download the free tip booklet. This cat recovery expert is
                        able solve lost cat cases all over the world through this instant download advice booklet.

Pet Safety Tips:
          Pet Responsibilities: http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/family/pets/article3.html
          Pets and Children: http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Pages/Pets_And_Children_75.aspx
          General Safety Rules for Pets:
http://www.americanhumane.org/animals/adoption-pet-care/safety/general-safety-rules.html
          Guide to Pet-Safe House Plants: http://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-pet-safe-house-plants
          Fire Safety Prevention and Preparedness for Pet Owners:
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Fire-Prevention-Preparedness-and-Recovery.17335.html#pets 
          Cold Weather Pet Safety: https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Cold-weather-pet-safety.aspx |
          Keep Pets Safe in the Summer Heat:
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/pets_safe_heat_wave.html
          Pool Safety for Pets + Wild Animals:
http://blog.poolproducts.com/pool-pet-safety-safer-pools-for-pets-and-wild-animals/ 

Wendy Van de Poll is a Certified End-of-Life and Grief Coach, a member of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) and The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB).

She founded The Center for Pet Loss Grief and has written a series of books to help pet parents cope with a terminal diagnosis, the loss of a beloved pet, and the devastating sense of loss which often follows. 

Find her books on Amazon.

Other help with pet loss: Heal Your Heart: Coping with the Loss of a Pet by Karen Litzinger, MA, LPC, a CD and booklet combination which helps to guide the pet owner through the process of grieving their lost pet. The CD includes Litzinger, a Licensed Professional Counselor with specialized bereavement training, reading comforting messages, pet-focused affirmations, and even a guided meditation along with comforting accompanying harp music. The booklet provides supportive suggestions, information explaining the stages of grief and resources such as books and hotlines to assist the grieving person.

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                         http://www.highrises.com/pet-care-in-condos-and-apartments.php

                               1006 Fascinating Facts About Cats, by CWA member Emma Boyes

                               Will Braden's cat haiku: http://www.willbraden.com/cat_haiku.html

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