The Curios Cat

Curiosity killed the cat—not! This saying is used to define that if you get too interested on something, somehow you will put yourself in danger. You may be putting yourself in trouble by trying to find out something that you need to know. It is a proverb that reminds us that too much curiosity is dangerous. What’s it have to do with cats? Well, cats, like children, are very curious animal and you would often see them trailing on stuffs that are new to them, either they will stalk it like lions hunting for gazelles, or they would smell and memorize the scent of the object to make it imbedded on their brains. Cats are definitely very curious, and that is what makes them very adorable! But, curiosity doesn’t always kill the cat, in fact, some of them become model or photographer. Well, not really the professional one; Sort of, the accidental kind of photographer and model. Try leaving your DSLR camera on your couch with your cat in it, and for sure you’ll see how cats can become photographers. They are naturally curious that is why there is a hundred percent chance that they would be pressing the shoot button of your camera and your camera memory would definitely be filled with images of your living area, or not, selfies of your cats! Or, better yet, you can take photos of your cat while it is playing with your DSLR camera on the couch. And you’ll end up laughing with pictures of your cat somehow biting and tasting your camera like it’s a new cat food. Don’t fret about getting your camera damaged. Well, at least don’t fret. Somehow, cats become adorable with their innate inquisitiveness on a lot of things, and they can become cute or funny with it. You can take pictures of them as they play with your camera, you’ll end up treasuring such moments ad sharing them with your friends. That’s how adorable cats are, and oh, photogenic as well. They can be darling of photographers because of their innate qualities. It is truly fun to leave cats with something unusual and observe them get curious with the new stuff. They could become totally engrossed with examining the new stuff that they end up looking funny with it. Indeed, the adorability of cats goes hand in hand with their fondness to tinker and observe some new stuff. Definitely, it is really breathtaking to have cats at home, because they will give us a feeling of refreshment with their antic that can leave us laughing at times. So, have your camera ready with you when...

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Let Your Children Play

Let your children play, because it is good for them! You read it right! When your children play, they are not just acting silly, they are actually exhibiting some science on their minds. Yes, that is right! Science. Go to your child’s preschool, and you’ll see for yourself different toddlers playing with their imaginary superheroes and monsters. This is a normal occurrence and you should just let it be, because somehow such pretend kind of play lets the children exercise their brain and in the end make them creative. These pretend plays make them learn so much quickly, and you should develop an approach to encourage them to exercise their creativity with their kind of play. Children who plays a lot could reason better and have better thinking abilities about different possibilities. So the next time you see your child play hide-and-seek, just remember to leave them alone and let them play because they are also exercising their skills on bonding with others. They are developing their social skills with such kind of play. And it is important that they learn how they should interact well with others. On your side, just observe them. And for sure, you’ll feel a heartwarming emotion deep inside you, while seeing them laugh and run around the yard. There is nothing more priceless than seeing children get happy, and seeing them smile like they have the best day ever! It would definitely a milestone as a parent, to see how refreshing and cute to observe your kid interact well with other kids. You should videotape such moments, so you could revel on how innocent they were, and play it over and over even when they grow up. It would remind you that you once have these cute and innocent cherubs playing on the fields with one another, like a close observation on how angels play on earth. You would be remembering every moment of seeing your children play, like it is also the best day of your life. That is how magical looking at children play is. It is as if they are not mindful of the problems of the world, and all they care is just to have fun and enjoy every single moment. Although, children can sometimes become too narcissistic, they still are pretty damned cute, and we can’t help it but play games like hide-and-seek with them. We can’t resist the euphoric feeling of seeing them laugh, run around, hide, and just enjoy every bit of second of the game. And sometimes the cuteness of how they interact with other kids, are just too good to resist that we don’t...

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Cats Also Get Lonely

Did you know that being isolated can make you feel lonely? And loneliness is a feeling of sadness or distress about being by yourself; when you have that feeling of being disconnected with the world. Have you tried experiencing a certain event in your life, where you feel that you are alone and that you don’t have anyone with you? What are your activities to battle the feeling of loneliness? How bitter was your lonely experience? Well, if a person experiences loneliness in one moment of their life, that person would certainly make effort in making sure that it will never happen again. Loneliness is so traumatic, in a sense, that it becomes a mental torture, that somehow leave us dumbfounded as to the exact root of the problem. But, did you know that even cats get lonely at times? Yes, your pet cats at home do get lonely just like humans. Domestic cats do certainly need interaction from their owners, or they need stimuli when left alone. So, the next time you leave your cat in your home make sure to leave it with someone, or leave it with something that he could play with. Perhaps you can arrange a pet sitter to be with your cat, or maybe you can leave it to your neighbor so they can pet your cat while you’re away. Or the very best solution is to bring in a new pet to the house, so that the cat will have a companion, probably you can bring in a dog or another cat, and it doesn’t matter as long as your pet cat is not alone. You got the point! Cats don’t read time and they just estimate the time of your arrival, so they are as if waiting anxiously, and in vain, for your return. They would most likely sleep alone on the cold mat, gazing at the window or door, and waiting for you to return. Your cat would most probably look sad, because you left it alone in the house. Cats have their animal instinct that requires them to have regular interaction, be it their owner or other animals, and it is this kind of companionship that play importance in the cat’s world to keep them away from the feeling of loneliness. In a nutshell, it all depends on the circumstance, and the environment on how much the cat will exhibit its loneliness. But, it is important that you become responsible pet owner so that your pet will not experience such traumatic events. Yes! They get traumatized being left alone; just imagine how much you cried whenever your left at...

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What Dogs Teach About Happiness

We each have our own moments of happiness. Our childhood happiness could be one where we jump constantly on the bed as we pillow fight with our friends, or it could be running around the yard playing with the grass sprinkler. Some simple things in life could be very fun and leave lasting impression on our minds. These simple things bring us so much joy when we were young, that we could possibly do it everyday. There are so many things that could provide us so much joy, and these things need not be expensive or lavish. Now growing up, we often associate fun with events that are too expensive to do; that we forget that true happiness is in the form of simple pleasures. The simple enjoyment that you have is also joy to dogs. So, the next time you think about the fun things you do when you were a child, your dog could have fun with it as well and you better play it with them! If you have ran around your yard playing with water, and you find it fun to do, remember that your dogs also enjoy doing it. If you have jumped on your bed for an hour, your dog would love to try to do it as well. Simple things that you find enjoying in your childhood are definitely enjoying for dogs. They also want to do the things you have done when you were a kid. Dogs find fun and happiness in simple things, just like the kid version of you do. It is very admirable for dogs to be able to revel on things like running, jumping around, and playing at the backyard—it is admirable how they find happiness on simple things. If you have seen dogs wagging their tails with these activities, then it is for certain that they are having the good time of their life. But, if you see a dog protruding its tongue, closing its eyes and just simply reveling on the happiness that playing with bubbles bring, then you for certainly have seen what it’s like to be on cloud nine. Yes! Dogs find fun in chasing bubbles and popping them with their tongue or with their snout. They do have these unique qualities of enjoying such kind of simple pleasure. What such event tells us is that we should find happiness in every simple thing that we do. Dogs are testament that life is too short to look for happiness in expensive things, and posh events. Real happiness is found in many things that seem ordinary, and dogs prove that life should be lived...

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The Sight of Abandoned Kittens

Have you tried visiting orphanages? Have you seen how it’s like inside orphanages? If you have, then you probably have experienced the heartwarming feeling of seeing little angels roam, and play around the center together with their foster parents or people who volunteer to take care and love them in their little way. If you have seen such heartwarming thing, you probably have experienced a change in your life, like some enlightenment came to your senses to give you a wider grasp of what life is. The most that you could get in such a visit is a feeling that you finally found the meaning of what your journey in life is about. Yes! It’s not an exaggeration; many have experienced such kind of enlightenment. There is a saying that tells about being abandoned; it says that an infant’s cry is rage not fear. And if you found it heartwarming to visit an orphanage setting, how would you feel if you have seen a little animal being abandoned on the street? Would you still feel the heartwarming feeling that you have inside the orphanage? Or would you feel the rage and become angry to the world, to anyone, for abandoning a poor helpless little creature on the street? There would be no words that could describe the feeling of seeing a poor, little kitten drenched in rain and is all soaked up purring and making noise on the street. In fact, the noises that they make could very well hunt you whenever you sleep. And you feel that feeling of guilt; that just with the sight of these poor animals, you feel like asking, why were they given such miserable life in this world? Well, many would tell you that life for them is survival of the fittest; but, is it totally applicable to such innocent animals who doesn’t have the taste of what is it to defend for themselves? Indeed, it is always a feeling of rage mixed with guilt to see little kittens being abandoned anywhere, be it in the streets, or in the fields, or even in the oddest of place. The next time you see abandoned kittens on your way home, it would be quite prudent to provide them a shelter. And for sure, you’ll experience a transformation in your life. It is a transformation that will provide you happiness of being able to save a poor kitten’s life. You will definitely provide meaning to your life, that you have done something good to an animal that will never be able to replace and pay you with monetary things. But for sure, these animals will...

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The Comfort Holding Hands Bring

“The spaces between your fingers were created so that another person could fill them in.” The world is a very vast place filled with more than 7 billion souls, and these souls are busy searching for that one person who could fill the void they feel deep inside of their heart. In this world, all we have to search for is that one person who can make us feel the warmth whenever the bitter cold of loneliness sets in. We need to find the person who could fill the missing puzzle piece in our life, and to be able to finally hold hands with someone who we find comfortable with and who we can share promises; that somehow for a moment, our hands could find a person we would be together with and never to face the world alone. Have you found the fingers that fit the gaps of your fingers well? Have you found the person who completes you whenever you feel that your life is meaningless and void? These are the common questions often asked by many to themselves whenever they wake up. It’s as if, looking for the right person could be the very thing that could change the way they view life. Well, I can’t blame them because the world could become very lonely when not shared with people, who we will treasure and who we can share love with. Indeed, it is not surprising that many clamor to have the spaces in their fingers filled. If you are able to find your soul mate amongst the billions of souls in this world, then you are lucky to have made such a huge feat. Now, you can finally say that you can conquer the world with one of your hand, while the other hand holds the hand of your soulmate. Indeed, life would be such a beautiful and fun filled world when you wake up and find your hand holding your love’s hand. It would be very nice to revel on the warmth of another person’s hand holding yours on a cold morning. Definitely, nothing is more heartwarming than such feeling. But in the end, you will realize that love is not all about holding hands, though it can mean a commitment that you perfectly understand one another without having to talk, without verbal communication; but perfect love could be having a lot of misunderstanding, and still your not leaving each other’s side, and you still chose to hold each other’s hands lovingly no matter what. Holding hands, really, has that particular magic, that no amount of explanation could ever describe; no amount of words...

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