Sunday, April 15, 2007

Pets in nursing homes

I found this story online about nursing homes that allow residents to keep their pets with them. One resident even took a trip to the local shelter and was allowed to adopt a cat and bring it back to the nursing facility.

I think it's a wonderful idea, and I've never understood why people should be separated from their pets once they need nursing care. The article talks about how much companionship and comfort the animals offer.

If you'd like to read more in the Examiner-Enterprise, click here.

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