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Animal Radio® Episode 742

Februrary 21, 201499 min
Lost Cat Pet Detective How does someone become a certified cat detective? Kim Freeman became certified and now she helps cat owners find their lost furr-balls. She's even authored "How to Find Your Lost Cat." Kim will share her story and even give us tips on finding the lost kitty. What Are The Odds? Amram Shapiro spent the better half of a decade compiling "odds" for his book. He has a fascinating peek at the probabilities that govern every aspect of human and animal life. Odds are 5 to 1 you'll be hit by lightning before you're ever stung by a bee, wasp or hornet. Pets Create Stronger Relationships and Bonds to Communities A new study from a developmental psychologist at Tufts University has found that young people who take care of a pet tend to have stronger social relationships and bonds to their communities. Taliban Adds Dognapping To Misdeeds A military dog, that carries the rank of Colonel, has been taken from the United Coalition in Afghanistan. The Afghans don't keep dogs as pets. Their religion calls them impure. The Belgian Malinois is being fed chicken and kebobs by its captors, and is reportedly in okay condition. Many Ways To De-Stress Your Pets Pets get stressed out just like humans do. Whether your dog or cat suffers from separation anxiety, from fear of going to the vet, or from general stress as a result of a hectic home environment, calming your companion is an important part of maintaining her health. And, thankfully, there are many natural ways that you can help your pet unwind before the stress takes its toll. More this week Next Week: Jerry Grymeck - Stacey Nutini - Dr. Joel Ehrenzweig

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