Tagged: pet stories

Pet Heroes: Part 4

Pets are truly amazing heroes. A few hours spent searching the Internet revealed that pets have saved human lives in numerous situations, some of which we’ve already discussed. They can dial 911. They can...

Pet Heroes: Part 3

House fires are extremely dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 85 percent of all deaths due to fires occur in the home. In 2010, U.S. fire departments responded to 384,000 house...

Pet Heroes: Part 2

My cats are very territorial. One summer evening, before I installed a gate on the patio, a neighborhood Doberman wandered up to the sliding glass door. He seemed friendly and curious, sniffing at the...

Pet Heroes: Part 1

Pets make my life more enjoyable every day. Whether I'm discovering a "surprise" in my shoe, stroking a soft kitty belly, or writing with a cuddly critter on my lap, every moment I spend with them is a delight. They often make me laugh. They rarely make me cry, though, I must admit, some of the heroic pet stories I discovered online for this blog post series certainly did.