Archive for March, 2014

The Allure of Cardboard Boxes from the Cat’s Perspective

Eliza in moving boxWe so enjoy watching our feline friends play and bask in cardboard boxes. (See Eliza demonstrating this idea.)  

But what exactly IS it about the cardboard box that delight’s a cat? 

Just for fun, I’ve inquired with my own 3 cats for their input!

 

Eliza, 12 yr old cat says, “They’re fun.  I can squish my whole self into most boxes.  It has a cozy feel to be held tight in a wrap around fashion.  It’s like my own little room when I’m hiding in the box. Read the rest of this entry

How Being in a Rush Creates Anxiety in Animals

white horseDuring a session, a client asked her horse how he felt about the bodyworker he’d recently experienced.  The horse commented that the person themself had been ‘ok’ but that their was ‘rushing energy’ involved that the horse did not care for at all.  

He explained that having this person rush (hurry) around his physical body was disconcerting because such energy to him felt like the energy of ‘fight or flight’.

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