Animal Connection News Online

November 2018

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Welcome to Animal Connection News Online, your online source for information about animal communication and the messages our animals want to share with us.
  
Can you believe it's almost Thanksgiving? And that means it's time to send in your favorite pictures for our annual photo contest. Be sure to read the rules below and enter to win a FREE Standard Communication Session.

I hope those of you celebrating Thanksgiving have a wonderful holiday. And until then, here’s what’s included in our November newsletter.
  
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Now for this month's newsletter
 
Enter our 19th annual photo contest NOW!
Subscriber news
From the heart – Cat kindness
Funny animal videos and slide shows
Feature Story – The Kindness of Animals
Some laughs and more!
  

                                         Enter Our Photo Contest NOW!​​
  
The December holidays are approaching, so it’s that time of year again when we start collecting all those adorable photos of your animals that depict the December holiday season.  So dust off those photo albums and mobile pictures and find a cute one to email us for our 19th annual contest. Wow!  I can’t believe we’ve doing the contest that long!!!

Here’s how the contest works and the official rules:

Email the cutest picture you have of your animal or animals that reflect any of the December holidays or winter, such as Christmas or Hanukah or even a snowy scene. The deadline is December 5, 2018, midnight CST. A .jpg or .gif file is best. In the email include:

1. The name of the animal or animals in the picture
2. Your email address
3. Your first name, last name initial
4. Your city and state, or country for those outside the U.S.

Please only one picture per animal. However, multiple animals from the same family may be submitted whether in separate pictures or in a group photo.

We’ll post the submitted pictures in our December newsletter for all our subscribers to vote on.The person who sends in the picture that receives the most votes will receive a free Standard Communication Session from Animal Connection. 

There is also a prize for those who vote. When you vote for your favorite picture, which you’ll have a chance to do once when our December newsletter is out, your name will be entered into a drawing for a free Standard Communication Session too. Please only one vote per person. We’ll choose one name at random from all the voters.

So email [email protected] those pictures ASAP. A .jpg or .gif file is best.

Remember the deadline is December 5, 2018 at midnight, CST.

Please note that first place winning pictures from previous years are not eligible to be entered again.
  
NEW WEBSITE DESIGN

Thanks to so many of you who emailed me about how much you like the new design of our website. If you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to take a look.
  
Zoey and River, the Christmas Carolers and winner of the 2017 photo contest
Subscriber Buzz


         
                    
             Congratulations to Denise S. of San Diego, CA on the newest addition to her family. Johnnie, is a new kitten who joined the family which includes Sam, a 3 year old cat and Brandy, a 2 year old Labrador. Congratulations to all!
  
                   
             And Donna P. of Livonia, MI shared a wonderful experience with us. When Cassidy, her cat passed away, Cassidy told her during a session with Animal Connection that she would try to come to visit her in her dreams. Well, Donna said that Cassidy did just that. Cassidy looked well and although the dream was short, Donna was so grateful that Cassidy visited.
  
                   
             Jenn H. of Pittsburgh, PA is fostering a new kitten named Munchkin. The fun part of this fostering is that Jenn’s sister is going to take Munchkin into her family at Christmas and what a surprise gift that will be for her son! Now that’s a great Christmas gift.
  

We love to hear what’s going on with you and your animals. Just send us an email at 
[email protected] and feel free to include pictures.

Privacy​​

It's plain and simple. We don't share our newsletter subscriber or customer lists with anyone.  We also understand that communications are private. 

We ask permission from both the person and the animal to share their information, so others may learn.  We want you to feel comfortable and secure with us.  

Please contact us at  [email protected] if you have any questions about our privacy policy.

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Start by reading our how-to-communicate booklet, Making the Animal Connection.  Click here to order this easy to read booklet. Price is only $7.50 plus $1.50 shipping for U.S. residents and a bit of tax for you Texans.  Your animals are waiting to hear from you.

Want to Learn to Communicate?

Danielle with her dogs, Lucky and Sally

  
“Dogs need to sniff the ground; it’s how they keep abreast of current events. The ground is a giant dog newspaper containing all kinds of late breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent, are often continued in the next yard.”  
– Dave Barry


Law of Random Comfort Seeking: A cat will always seek and usually take over the most comfortable spot in any given room.

 
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Holiday Gifts

   
Looking for that unique gift that will not be returned for the wrong size or color? Give a gift certificate from Animal Connection for an animal communication session.

We can send the gift certificate to you to give in person or if you’re short on time or the person lives a distance from you, we can mail the gift certificate directly to the recipient for you and let them know that you sent it.

Make shopping easy this year with Animal Connection. Click here to order.
  

  
Don’t forget to enter our annual photo contest.

See the entry rules at the beginning of the newsletter.
  

From the Heart

  
During the past 18 months, Lucy, a sweet orange tabby cat, has had a lot of change in her life. She stayed at her home without her person for a short period of time and then joined her person, Mike, in an assisted living facility. Then unfortunately, Mike passed away and Lucy now has a new person.

But through all of this change, Lucy had a friend looking out for her. That friend is Susan B. of Fairport, NY, who was Mike’s girfriend.

When Mike first went to assisted living, Susan visited Lucy and took care of her until she could move in with Mike. And Susan arranged for Lucy to join Mike at assisted living. And sadly, when Mike passed away, Susan made that sad time positive for Lucy by finding her a wonderful new home and family.

I know that in communicating with Lucy, she is extremely grateful for Susan who continued to watch out for her and keep her up to date on all of these changes.

Although Susan has her own animals, she shared her love and kindness with Lucy during difficult times. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Susan. We also want to thank her for going above and beyond to be sure that Lucy continues to have a good life through so many changes. Thank you, Susan, from the heart…. From Animal Connection.
  

In memory of
  
Tuxedo, Laila, Obi and Oz
  
Our most sincere sympathies to
  
Shirley H., Iyesha J., Samantha C., and Christa M.
  on the loss of their loving companion.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the animals you had the honor of knowing and loving.


You Tube and Other Video Connections
            and some cute photos too!


  
  • Click here to see the most adorable video of two otters.
      
  
  • Check out these twin baby moose playing in a backyard sprinkler. Too cute!
  

  •  And finally, check this out. This guy sings his puppies to sleep. SO adorable!
      


Feel free to email us with any You Tube or other video links that you’ve enjoyed. We’ll post as many as we can and credit the first person who emailed us with the link. Also, feel free to send email video attachments. If I can find them published on YouTube, I’ll use them.
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Life Lessons Learned From a Golden Retriever: If you stare at someone long enough, eventually you'll get what you want. 

Cat's Motto: No matter what you've done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it. 
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Don’t forget to enter our annual photo contest.

See the entry rules at the beginning of the newsletter.
  

                                                     From the Horse's Mouth - Feature Article
                                                                       The Kindness of Animals

  
I’m sure all of you have had an experience with an animal where they seem to have shown a special kindness toward you.

I remember my father telling me how he’d lay on the floor with his Welsh Corgi and she would lay down next to him with her head on the front of his neck, where he had recently had surgery. Her kindness came in the form of knowing where my dad needed healing and doing the best she could to heal him.

Genevieve B. of Melbourne, Australia emailed Animal Connection about her special Welsh Black Galloway gelding named Andy, who came to her when he was 2 ½ and is now 16 years old.

Genevieve said that when she was younger and had something on her mind and wanted to cry, she’d go out to Andy and lean on his shoulder. He'd often turn around and nuzzle her arm like he was saying its ok. Or she’d just sit in the middle of his paddock and he would come over, and hang his head near hers.

When Genevieve was 3, she was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. She told me that sometimes when she was schooling Andy, she’d have to stop to either get her breath back or cough.  As Genevieve sat in the saddle, Andy would often turn around and his muzzle would be nearly touching my foot.  This was his way of comforting her, as he just left his head there, looking at her and waiting until she was ready to go on.
Sometimes our animals can actually go a step further and take on illness from their person in order to help them. I had this experience with Sylvester, my male cat. 

I was going through some very stressful times and during this period, my cat, Sylvester, developed breast cancer. When I communicated with him about it he said that he was trying to take my stress away by taking the stressful energy on himself and it manifested itself as the cancer in him.

Sylvester and I had a serious talk. I told him that I learned a very good lesson from his illness, and as much as I appreciated what he did for me, he shouldn’t take on this type of burden for me because having him in ill health wasn’t good for either of us. In my heart, though, I know he made a huge sacrifice for me that cannot be described fully in the word, kindness.

Another animal who was doing a similar “service” for her person is Daphne, a beautiful cat who is part of Dionne Q.’s family in Santa Monica, CA. Dionne suspected that Daphne had a tendency to take on her pains and worries and Dionne was concerned about this.

Daphne admitted that she had difficulty with this aspect of her healing skills. I suggested to Daphne that when she does her healing work that she allow the illness or worry to leave her person and just go out into the universe to be dealt with. I stressed that taking this on into her own body could bring bad health to her, which is certainly not what Dionne wanted for her. Daphne listened attentively and told me that she realized that she must act to help without being hurt herself.

Our animals can be wonderful healers both physically and emotionally through their acts of kindness. Look to them to help you but without harming themselves. And don’t forget to tell them thank you for all the little acts of kindness they provide to you each day in their own unique ways.
  
  

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Portions of this newsletter may be reprinted with the written permission of Animal Connection. Several of our subscribers have used Animal Connection articles for publication in their animal association newsletters. We don’t mind at all. Just ask!​​
Animal Connection communicates with all species of animals. In the past, we have had the pleasure of communicating with a variety of cat, dog and horse breeds, birds, prairie dogs, cougars, mountain lions, mules, snakes, vultures, guinea pigs, turtles, ferrets, donkeys, llamas, pigs, coyotes, iguanas and even sugar gliders (you may need to Google the last one!)

All animals are welcomed!

Also, refer two new clients to us who purchase a session and you'll receive a $5 coupon from Animal Connection which may be used to purchase any of our products or services. This is our way of saying thank you for helping our business grow.
Bruce Lee and Samantha
  
  
“No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold is own in the conversation”. -- Fran Lebowitz


“Use what talents ou possesss. The woods would be very silent if non birds sang there except those that sang best.” 
-- William Blake


“There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.” -- Unknown
  
  

  
A German Shepherd, Doberman and a cat have died. All three are faced with God who wants to know what they believe in.

The German Shepherd says, "I believe in discipine, training and loyalty to my master."

"Good," says God, "then sit down on my right side."

"Doberman, what do you believe in?" asks God.

The Doberman answers, "I believe in the love, care and protection of my master."

"Aha." says God. "You may site to my left."

Then God looks at the cat and asks, "And what do you believe in?"

The cat then answers, "I believe you are sitting in my seat."
Customer Comments

   
From Shirley H. of Friendship, MD… Thank you Danielle.  Your gift of being able to communicate with our animal friends is a wonderful gift and I am so grateful you are willing to share your talents with many of us who benefit from the information you are able to obtain from our animal friends that we would have no way of knowing otherwise.

 
From Jenn H. of Pittsburgh, PA…. I love the redesign on the website! 

 
From Kelly B. of Denver, CO… I hope that you know how precious your skill is and how grateful I am that you share it with me and Finn. Thanks for your part in making it better over the years.

 
From Geri Ann S. of Phoenix, AZ… I enjoyed reading the story about my Mickey and Lily in the latest newsletter - it brought back memories!  The postscript to that story was that Mickey and Lily eventually became friends, and when she died, he hid under the bed for several days - I believe he was grieving for her and missing her.  
  

  
  
Don’t forget to enter our annual photo contest.

See the entry rules at the beginning of the newsletter.
  
Missed a Newsletter? 


Check out our archives. We keep 3 months of newsletters plus the current month online. 

There are also two series of archived articles on  animals and their purpose  and also  animal souls. Both make for some interesting reading!

                                                      News Online is your source for information about telepathic animal communication and the messages that our animals would like to share with us.  We are committed to providing the highest quality animal communication services and education in order to bridge the communication gap between people and their animal companions.


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Wishing you a wonderful Turkey Day....
                                                                               and don't forget to enter our photo contest!

Danielle Sender​​