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Is Your Pet Your Sweetheart?

According to a survey by Sealy mattresses, 67 percent of people regularly bed down with their cats and dogs, and many prefer to share their beds with their furry friends than with human partners. Why is that? 51 percent say their sleep is disturbed by their partner, compared to 38 percent who claim their canines and felines wake them up constantly. But, does the real answer go much deeper than quality of sleep? What do you think? Have our beloved pets replaced human partners or enhanced those relationships? Thanks for clicking on “comment” below and sharing your thoughts. Also feel free to share stories if you met your human partner because of your pet or if you stayed away from someone because you listened to your pet.

Whether your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day is human, furry, feathered, or all of the above, Sanchez and Gina and I wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day. To show my appreciation to Care2 readers, I am offering a 25 percent discount on all product purchases at, valid through the end of the day on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Enter the coupon code “care2vday2013″ at checkout. (May not be combined with other special offers or bundles.) Enjoy music with your human and canine families that has been clinically demonstrated to calm the canine and human nervous systems. Listen to free sound samples.

Have you seen the new Adoptable Pets page on Care2? Check it out here! Please also share with your friends. Wed love your help in finding homes for these adorable animals!

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Lisa Spector

Lisa Spector is a concert pianist, Juilliard graduate, and canine music expert. She is co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear, the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system. Their new high-tech pet gadget, iCalmDog, is the portable solution to canine anxiety. Lisa shares her home and her heart with her two "career change" Labrador Retrievers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sanchez and Gina. Follow Lisa's blog here.


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3:28PM PST on Mar 3, 2013

YES all my 11 furry feline kids!!! There is a rule at my house that if any kitties are on the bed and my other human half wants special attention then he has to wait til the cats have left...they rule the Roost always...thanks.

7:46AM PST on Mar 3, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

9:30PM PST on Mar 2, 2013

yes she is! : )))

9:29PM PST on Mar 2, 2013

yes she is! : )))

4:38AM PST on Mar 2, 2013

Our cats are. They cuddle with us when we watch t.v., and Robb will sit in Mom's lap in the morning while she eats breakfast.

8:12AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

YES! My three kitties have been my sweethearts for the past 10 years!! and counting. And my husband has always known this too ;)

4:42AM PST on Feb 18, 2013

She definitely is!

I actually need to take her to the park more often so she is around people of her own species instead of around humans all the time. She probably thinks she is human!

3:19AM PST on Feb 17, 2013

It certainly is

9:41PM PST on Feb 15, 2013

That is a big YES!! She is my baby girl.....

9:12PM PST on Feb 15, 2013

I met a man who was lovely. Tall, dark, handsome, good job, good sense of humour, intelligent, good company. We went on a date and had a wonderful time. Then he told me he was allergic to both cats and dogs. Very disappointing, but I'm afraid it was a deal-breaker. Some things just aren't meant to be.

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