Belgian Pigs Get Their Groove On

by Kevin Burton    Animal lovers, music lovers, rejoice and unite!    Scientists in Belgium are investigating a farmer’s claim that different styles of music affect the behavior of his pigs.    “Piet Paesmans first noticed the phenomenon when his son started singing a tune in the barn during a sluggish insemination session his sows …

Our Special Needs Cats Have Purr-sonality

by Kevin Burton    June is National Adopt A Cat month in the United States.  It is also knows as Adopt A Shelter Cat Month.    This is something our family did just before Christmas. Here are some things to think about if you are considering adopting a cat. This is from the National Day …

New Kitties Alter Household Routine

by Kevin Burton    Does anyone make “kitty on board’ stickers the way they make ones for “baby on board?  If so, I might need one as a reminder.    Our house had been cat-less for two years before we adopted 11-year-old Gabbie and 6-year-old Ronnie last month from Save the Kitties, a cat rescue …