The Eden Alternative has been dedicated to creating a life worth living for nearly two decades. So, what exactly makes a life worth living?
Cats are mysterious, mercurial and manipulative beings, ever unpredictable and fascinating. Certainly they are loyal to the humans they happen to like and are sometimes known to behave altruistically toward people, especially children.
That last attribute, however, is more commonly in the repertoire of dogs and this video is a beautiful example. A Labrador with a Down syndrome toddler who isn’t sure he wants the dog’s attention at all. But the dog gently and patiently perseveres.
Kavan pointed me to this extraordinary example of ageism… Stanley Coren recounts an e-mail which he found to be quite disturbing. The writer had recently heard him give a talk to the Canadian Association of Retired People in Toronto. In that presentation he had spoke about the benefits of pet ownership, with specific emphasis on […]