How Animal-Assisted Therapy reduce Pain and improve our Quality of Life [Infographic]

By Emily Parker, Catological.com

For anyone who has ever been in a hospital, gone through the demands of physical therapy, or had a loved one in a nursing home, it goes without saying the experience can be difficult. However, as scientists are starting to discover, using animal-assisted therapy in these and other situations can have a very positive impact on patients.

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Save your floor from your pets [Infographic]

We love our cats and dogs, but they don’t always feel the same way about our floors. Whether it’s tearing up our carpets or scratching our newly laid wooden floors; pets can be a destructive and expensive member of the family. So The Rug Seller has put together this piece to offer some guidance to help you understand why our cats and dogs damage our floors, how you can stop them doing it, the most pet friendly rugs to buy and how to best clean up after accidents.

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Having Pets Health Benefits [Infographic]

It’s not news that having an animal friend has its benefits since teaches you to be responsible for someone who is always happy to see you, who keeps you company without prejudice and even can help you being more outgoing and improves your mood. Through Happify’s infographic you’ll learn that, besides all the above, your pet affects your emotional wellbeing. Check it out below to learn how and why they make us happier:

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What NOT to feed your Pets [Infographic]

We all love to spoil our pets by giving them a tasty treat once in a while, but not all foods that we enjoy are suitable for sharing with your pets.

Take a look at some of the things which are best kept away from your furry friends, and make sure you’re aware of the dangers of feeding the wrong treats to your cat, dog, rabbit or rat.

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How to keep Cats out of The Yard / Garden

By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)
Originally posted on Gardening Know How

While there are many repellents on the market aimed at keeping these animals at bay, there are no sure-fire results, as each cat responds to repellents differently. Let’s look at how to keep cats out of the yard and how to keep cats out of my garden soil.

How to Keep Cats Out of My Garden Soil

It’s no secret – cats are unpredictable and extremely territorial, so keeping cats out of garden areas can be a bit tricky. They mark their territory by depositing pheromones from scent glands (urinating or otherwise), and will continue to visit as long as their scent remains. Therefore, if an area of your garden has been frequented by a cat, the first thing you must do to keep cats out of the yard is remove any feces along with some of the soil.

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