D–Dogs and Cats

Lots of people take their pets into retirement with them. Cat and dog antidotes and updates become part of our daily conversations. Last night I sat in a couple’s house with their kitty on my lap the whole evening. Some pets pass, as might be expected, and retirees vow to not replace their precious animal. But often those softhearted people fall in love with and adopt another furry friend.

Besides being companions, pets also provide opportunities for exercise, comfort, protection, and volunteer work. Taz gives his very petite mom a great workout on their twice-daily walks. Taz Ziggy and his mom, members of Pets for Life, visit Skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and shut-ins to get pats, hugs, and smiles. 20150403_145941

These cats ride in RV luxury all over the country with their doting folks who bought a Fifth Wheel for travel because they couldn’t bear to leave the kitties at home. Chloe in RV Big, little, white, brown, black, orange, or multi-colored, pets are important to people. Moose exploring

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About Joyce Ann Brown

Freelance writer retired from a long career as a library media specialist, adventurer, reader, lover of all things spunky. Besides hiking K.C. trails weekly, I currently write for publications and write cozy mysteries. Find Catastrophic Connections and Furtive Investigation on Amazon.
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