Animals and Pets

Things I Wish All Dog Owners Would Understand

Written by on January 8, 2016 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 5 Comments
Things I Wish All Dog Owners Would Understand

By Omar Cherif Talk to your animals, they listen. And if you’re attentive and listen closely, they’ll talk right back. After many years of being surrounded by dogs, I can now confidently say that there are two types of dog owners. The first type treat their dogs as family members, possibly as soul companions. The […]

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You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Orangutan Makes a Hammock Out of Her Blanket

Posted by on December 31, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 35 Comments
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: Orangutan Makes a Hammock Out of Her Blanket

Nemo wasn’t too impressed with her sleeping quarters at a zoo in Thailand – so she decided to do something about it. She expertly ties the ends of the blanket around the bars of her enclosure, leaving just enough slack to create a comfortable hammock.

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Paleo Dog: Does Grain-Fre

Paleo Dog: Does Grain-Fre

A brief article about grain free dog food with a hint on the worst allergies dogs have. Not what you would think. Consider organic and high protein human grade food components based on the digestive systems of the dog. Processed Dog Food was only introduced in the 1950’s and grains added as filler. It creates huge profits for the industry and allergies and negative effects on the dogs that eat it.

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India Declares Dolphins To Be “Non-Human Persons”, Dolphin Shows Banned

India Declares Dolphins To Be “Non-Human Persons”, Dolphin Shows Banned

India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has declared dolphins non-human persons. Dolphins demonstrate high intelligence, culture, even communication with each other using individual names. They are not to be used for entertainment of humans, killed or otherwise treated as anything other than intelligent non-human equals. Great news!

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Dog Walks 200 MILES To Find The Woman Who Nursed It Back To Health

Dog Walks 200 MILES To Find The Woman Who Nursed It Back To Health

Isn’t it lovely to see genuine love perpetuated by all creations within nature? Here’s a heartwarming story about a canine who walked nearly 200 miles to find the woman who rescued it from the doorsteps of death.

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Dr. Linda Bender on Our Connection to Animals

Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Animals and Pets with 2 Comments
Dr. Linda Bender on Our Connection to Animals

In this beautiful dialogue Dr. Linda Bender discusses our connection to animals and her book ‘Animal Wisdom: Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals’.

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Jon Stewart Starts Animal Sanctuary to Rescue Abused Factory Farm Animals (Video)

Posted by on November 5, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 38 Comments
Jon Stewart Starts Animal Sanctuary to Rescue Abused Factory Farm Animals (Video)

Bufflehead Farm, located in Middletown, New Jersey, is a 12-acre non-profit animal rescue sanctuary owned by Jon and Tracey Stewart, which will soon become home to dozens of cows, pigs, sheep, turkeys and other animals rescued from factory farms.

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Desperate Elephants Shot With Poison Arrows Travel To Humans For Help

Posted by on September 22, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 29 Comments
Desperate Elephants Shot With Poison Arrows Travel To Humans For Help

While it might be surprising to imagine an elephant seeking out humans for help — especially when he had just been injured by people — it’s not unbelievable.

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3 Things Being a Cat Person or Dog Person Reveals About You

Posted by on August 27, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
3 Things Being a Cat Person or Dog Person Reveals About You

By Peg Streep | PsychologyToday.com Does being a “cat person” or a “dog person” (or neither or both) reveal your true personality? There’s a body of research that says it does, and suggests that we’re probably giving the question short shrift when we’re scouting out prospective dates or deciding whom to marry; hiring an employee or a […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Tips for Pet Owners

Posted by on July 27, 2015 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
7 Eco-Friendly Tips for Pet Owners

With more than 160 million pets in American households, and possibly upwards of 800 million worldwide, our favorite companions have quickly become an unsustainable force to be reckoned with. Even so, there are plenty of ways to extend your eco-friendly lifestyle to your pets – you just have to know where to start.

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2 Rehabilitated Elephant Calves Successfully Return to the Wild in India

Posted by on July 5, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
2 Rehabilitated Elephant Calves Successfully Return to the Wild in India

Nine elephant calves are currently monitored through radio-telemetry for periods varying from nine months to 38 months in the release habitat. The complexity of the process of rehabilitation of a rescued elephant calf is well-documented with an overall success rate of rehabilitation at 47.3 percent.

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Photographer’s Tribute To His Dog Denali Is Heartbreakingly Beautiful (Have Some Tissues Ready)

Posted by on June 15, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Inspirational, Relationships & Sex with 1 Comment
Photographer’s Tribute To His Dog Denali Is Heartbreakingly Beautiful (Have Some Tissues Ready)

In this award-winning short film, visual artist, Ben Moon documented the life of dog companion, Denali, in an incredibly beautiful and heartbreaking way. When Denali passed away at the age of 14, Moon used videos and photographs to create a truly touching memorial to his friend. This film is a reminder to us all of the true importance of friendship.

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Healthy Chickens Are Being Killed With Foam to Avoid Bird Flu

Posted by on June 9, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Healthy Chickens Are Being Killed With Foam to Avoid Bird Flu

The widely reported bird flu outbreak that authorities say has already resulted in the slaughter of some 45-plus million chickens and turkeys is completely decimating the poultry industry throughout the U.S. In addition to losing infected birds, many local farms are reportedly having to destroy otherwise healthy broods to avoid further spread of the disease, a gruesome process that typically involves spraying the birds with “suffocating foam” and “composting” their bodies.

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Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

Written by on June 9, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

By Omar Cherif A few days ago I wrote about “Why Do Ants Carry Their Dead”. This article is the sequel. I had shot a few clips of some ants in the garden, and since then I kept the camera close to the door so I take it with me whenever I go outside. Today, […]

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Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

Written by on June 4, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

By Omar Cherif I have always been fascinated by ants. How they are social beings that operate in armies and live in colonies, and how they have made it to the Qur’an ― there is a full ‘Sura’ (Chapter) named after them. And since where I am staying now there are lots of ants, I […]

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