Stories from the Animal Whisperer: What Your Pet Is Thinking and Trying to Tell You

Stories from the Animal Whisperer: What Your Pet Is Thinking and Trying to Tell You

by Trisha McCagh

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$21.95

Overview

If you could talk to animals, what would you learn?

In this heart-warming book, packed with remarkable stories, Trisha McCagh reveals what dogs, cats, horses and other creatures have to say about their health and happiness, their anxieties and quiet despair.

Discover what animals want from us, what they love about the things we do, and what hurts them or drives them crazy.

Sometimes sad, often funny, Stories from the Animal Whisperer is a must-read for anyone who loves animals.

Internationally recognised animal communicator Trisha McCagh has her own busy practice, gives regular workshops, consults to zoos, and appears regularly on radio and TV.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781741759501
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 07/20/2010
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Trisha McCagh has an animal communication practice, gives workshops, consults to zoos, and appears regularly on radio and TV.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi

Part I Listen and Learn

1 Beau: The Kitten that Changed My Life 3

2 In Tune with Animals 11

3 Was I Crazy? 17

4 Contessa the Family Cat 20

5 Shea and Mattie Show Me the Way 23

6 Tally: The Horse that Wanted to Leave 28

7 What the Geese Taught Me 34

8 A Delicate Balance 38

9 An Insect Moment 40

Part II My New World

10 Melita: An Unhappy Horse 45

11 Gerald the Pig 49

12 The Wisdom of Dogs 52

13 Carlos's Lucky Escape 56

14 Animals Deserve Respect 61

15 One of the Pack 65

16 Habits that Drive You Crazy 69

17 Being Present with Your Animals 73

Part III The Emotional Lives of Animals

18 Sensing Illness or Injury 79

19 Natural Healing 82

20 Emotional Dependence 87

21 Animals Have Feelings 93

22 New Environments 99

23 When Animals Mirror Humans 102

Part IV Animals Are Not Human

24 Living in a Human World 111

25 A Cat's Life 115

26 Obesity Problems 119

27 Fat Cats and Dogs 122

28 Weight-loss Tips 126

29 Caring for Cats 129

30 Moving House 135

Part V Breeders and Pet Shops

31 Addition to the Family 141

32 Impulse Buying 145

33 An Untimely Farewell 148

Part VI Competitive Arenas

34 The Horses that Didn't Want to Race 157

35 On Show 161

36 When Animals Vanish 165

37 Where Do Animals Go When They Die? 172

Part VII Respecting the Natural World

38 What Cats Have to Say 177

39 Why Animals Disappear 185

40 The Cat in Need of a New Home 188

41 Finally Free 192

42 Wild Inside 197

43 Happy Endings 200

44 Captive or Free 204

45 What Animals Tell Us 213

Part VIII Love, Loss and Living in the Moment

46 Loved No Matter What 219

47 Losing an Animal 223

48 They Know It's Time 231

49 Your Animals Live On 236

50 How to Say Goodbye 240

51 Love at First Sight 243

52 If Only 247

53 A Lost Love 253

54 Message from beyond the Grave 258

55 Love that Lasts Forever 260

Epilogue: It's All about Loving Us 266

Acknowledgements 270

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