Talk 2 Animals

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One topic that comes up frequently with animals I talk to is diet. High quality food is essential for optimal health, and will in itself prevent or alleviate many common ailments, including behavior problems. There are many experts in this field. My recommendation is to research the differing opinions on ingredients, receipes, and then consult with your veterinarian.

People often ask what I feed our cats. Over the years I have given different diets to different individuals, depending on their age and health situation. Our current offering is a combination of home-prepared fresh food in the morning and dry food in the afternoon. I like to alternate the brand of dry food to give variety. I use the following brands:

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Books - Health

The New Natural Cat by Anitra Frazier

This is a wonderful, user-friendly guide to feline health and food receipes.

Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Cats and Dogs by Richard H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., Ph.D., and Susan Hubble Pitcairn
Another user-friendly book on cat and dog physiology and food receipes.

Books - Animal Communication

Below are listed just a few of the many fine books available on animal communication. Besides being interesting reading, each writer has their own perspective on this skill. If you are interested in developing this ability, read them all! You never know who you will resonate most with and help you get started, answer some question, or improve your skill.

Animal Talk by Penelope Smith
The basic book on how you can learn to directly communicate with animals. Written by a pioneer in the field of animal communication. Many of today's most adept animal communicators have been her students.

When Animals Speak by Penelope Smith

The Language of Animals by Carol Gurney

What the Animals Tell Me by Sonya Fitzpatrick

Straight from the Horse's Mouth by Amelia Kinkade

Conversations with Animals by Lydia Hiby with Bonnie S. Weintraub

What Your Animals Tell Me by Dr. Monica Diedrich

Kinship With All Life by J. Allen Boone

The Cat Who'll Live Forever by Peter Gethers
From the author: "It's not really about death and loss, but about life and how to use its limits so it can be appreciated to the fullest." A great read whether or not you are a cat lover.

There are many fine books that have step by step instructions as to how to communicate with your animal friends. I highly recommend looking at as many as you can. Everyone has their own perspective and their own way of teaching and you never know who you are going to resonate most with and give you just what you need to get started or to improve.