Hi Cat Lover!
Here's what's in this issue:
New cover for my expanded book...
Dr. Jones forced to leave practice...
Cat food news...
Stuff for Cat lovers...
Web sites to explore...
A smile for you... the Lion Whisperer
NEWS FOR CAT LOVERS
Thanks to everyone who took the survey for the new book
cover. Here are the results (rounded off):
55% liked cover no. 3
14% liked cover no. 2
31% liked cover no. 4
and no one voted for no. 1
A total of 49 people voted.
So, here's what I did. Since the book isn't a complete
rewrite (2 new sections were added, doubling the number
of pages), the book isn't "new," per se, but an update. So I went with
cover no. 3. It's the cover from the 3rd edition, but my friend who
does graphics gave it a nice makeover. So I tried to keep everyone
happy, if that's possible. But the main thing is, there is more in it
about cats and some new photos, too.
The new book is for sale on my web site, but if you already own
a copy, you are eligible for all future updates at no charge. Please
send me an email telling me which version you own and I'll send
you the latest edition either by attachment or by download link.
Just let me know which is most convenient for you.
[Write to me at catsgalore4 AT hotmail.com]
Here is the web page to buy the book if you don't already have it,
or would like to tell your friends about it:
I'd also like to thank everyone who allowed me to use their
comments as testimonials and stories for the book.
I know a number of you have kept up with the holistic veterinarian
in Canada over the years, Dr. Andrew Jones. His information has
been very helpful and he's been honest and sincere with his clients
for the good of everyone's pets.
But he will no longer be able to practice due to some legal issues
over his use of natural care methods and his readiness to discuss
If you can get video on your computer, here is a news story about it:
Here he is on television as a guest, on a show called the Balancing
I just attended his most recent teleseminar on "healing your pet
at home" and I hope you got a chance to listen also. If not, here
is the link to download that program:
I don't know how long that link will be up, so go get it if you missed
it and would like to listen. It's a large download, however... over 40 MB.
When you go to that page, be sure to also look for the link to download
his free ebook.
List of FREE or low cost Spay/Neuter by State!
CAT FOOD NEWS
Here are two sites that provide the latest info on what's
(from the American Veterinary Medical Association -
a review of all the latest petfood recalls and alerts.)
(from the US Food and Drug Administration)
http://bit.ly/4E9bZj (How to report a petfood complaint)
Help Feed Shelter Animals
Don't forget to visit these sites as often as you can and
click on the shelter-feed links. There is no cost to you
to do this, but it can only be done once per day.
http://www.freekibblekat.com/ (Answer a trivia question...
even a wrong answer gives a donation.)
You can sign up for their daily reminders, too, if you need
a little nudge, like I do.
STUFF FOR CATS (and cat lovers)
(How to move when you have pets)
(Because every cat deserves to be comfortable!)
WEB SITES to explore
Pet-friendly places and resources when you travel:
Video on pets choking
Pet Poison Helpline
(Information about getting pet insurance)
A SMILE FOR YOU
Watch this cat stand up to an alligator!
The Lion Whisperer - This is amazing, and I wish I could do it
myself! An animal behaviorist has made friends with a pride of
lions on a preserve in South Africa!
-------- LATEST VIDEO -----------
Check out the video on my website, at the bottom of the page.
How Cats Really Drink
TAKE ACTION TO HELP ANIMALS IN NEED
These sites provide up to date information on how to help animals:
If you're so inclined, it's a good resource to find petitions to
sign, letters to write, or other actions we can take to help pets in
A good resource for helping people decide what kinds of help best
fit their own abilities and interests.
Five quick, easy ways to help rescue pets NOW!
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Just go here, get an account (free, easy, fast), then
click on the Follow button under the cat picture.
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