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Therapy Cats Are As Helpful As Therapy Dogs Please Sign!!


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Barb
- 1565 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After reading Therapy Cats Are Too Cute To Be Ban From Hospitals, I decided to write a petition. Please sign and fwd! Thanks!



   

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Animae C (509)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 12:39 pm
Signed
T.Y. Barb
 

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 12:40 pm
Signed > #2 & Thank you for your petition Barb
 

Lone F (58)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 12:41 pm
Noted and signed - Thanks for the petition dear Barb
 

Barb K (1685)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 12:48 pm
Thnx everyone....your signatures mean everything to these sweet, innocent, therapy cats!!
 

Demy L (48)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 12:50 pm
Thanks, i signed. Though to be honest, my first thoughts were a bit doubtful because i knew therapy dogs only as guides for blind people, guides for epileptic patients etc., and as rescue dogs.. And those three things i had a hard time imagining a cat would do them.. But i never really looked further, at other kinds of therapy. I'm sorry for that. Your story made me see there are lots of other possibility's. Thank you
 

John Pierce (228)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:04 pm
Signed & shared, thank you Barb
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:15 pm
Noted and Signed
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:15 pm
Gladly signed.
 

Barbara K (61)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:34 pm
Happy to sign, Sweetie. Thank you.
 

Ted W (127)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:36 pm
Noted, forwarded, signed, shared ultra-liberally! Thanks Barb for posting news and the petition!
 

desanka s (416)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:47 pm
Wonderful petition, dear Barb. Presence of cats brings to everyone such happiness. 2 signatures from my family.
 

Julie E (396)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 1:49 pm
#25. Noted, signed and shared. Another stupid law, dammit! Thank you Barb!
 

Lady Suki (446)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:06 pm
signed
 

Jo S (619)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:07 pm
Noted, signed & shared.
Thanks Barb & Ted for the forward.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:14 pm
noted & signed; Thank you Barb!

In people with dementia or Alzheimer each animal can be helpful. It is important that the particular person remembers that he on the individual animal with which he is confronted once had a relationship. So if someone long even had a cat , he will bring in a positive connection when it is faced within his dementia with him. The same goes for dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs or whatever. In addition, it is well known that animals usually have a calming and positive effect on sick people. Only when a person does not like animals, it mostly will not work.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:15 pm
Yes they are--#33-thx Barb
 

Ilona V (0)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:17 pm
Thanks Barb. Noted & signed.

We've got 34 signatures, help us get to 2,000 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:25 pm
Noted, signed and shared!
 

Mandi T (367)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:29 pm
Signed :-)
 

Carol Johnson (26)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:58 pm
Signed TY for sharing
 

Angeles Madrazo (298)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 3:24 pm
Signed!
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 3:32 pm
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Dee C (229)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 4:19 pm
Dee,
you took action on March 07, 2015

Signed..noted and will share..

Thanks so much Barb..
 

Nicole W (646)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 5:12 pm
THANK YOU
for signing:
Therapy Cats Are As Helpful As Therapy Dogs
 

Laurel B (30)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 5:46 pm
signed and noted
 

Lynn Carin (366)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 6:08 pm
Noted and Signed. Thanks for this petition, Barb
 

S J (124)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 6:31 pm
gladly signed. Cats and dogs are true friends of life. Cats' purr do heal.

Meowwwww Barb
 

Charlene Rush (79)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 6:45 pm
I have no clue, how trainable cats are.
 

J H (43)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 7:13 pm
Signed & noted.
 

Glennis Whitney (393)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 7:40 pm
Noted, signed and shared, cats and dogs are wonderful carers, thank you for sharing.
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 7:43 pm
Thanks
 

Glennis Whitney (393)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 7:44 pm
Noted, signed and shared, yes cats can easily be trained, just start when they are young.
 

Shelli S (374)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 8:16 pm
My cats sense when im getting a migraine before i do.They will curl around my head & start kneading my scalp, i think anyone saying that therapy cats arent helpful is ridiculous. Cats have a 6th sense & are very intuitive, they know exactly what i need & how im feeling. Thanks Barb
 

Christeen Anderson (300)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 8:25 pm
Signed.
 

Tom P (29)
Saturday March 7, 2015, 8:44 pm
YES they are. To separate a sick person from his comfort care giver at a time they are needed most is nonsense. The nurse and doctors are more dangerous than the kitty.
 

Rose Becke (141)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 12:35 am
thank you for signing:
Therapy Cats Are As Helpful As Therapy Dogs
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 12:38 am
Signed. Thanks Barb.
 

Angel W (238)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 12:51 am
Signed and shared
 

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 1:42 am
Signed.
 

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 3:12 am
signed
 

Heidi Walderra (153)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 3:12 am
noted and signed.
 

Sylvie A (190)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 4:33 am
N., S&S, ty.
 

Tanya W (65)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 5:36 am
Cats are the best...🐱🐈🐱
 

Ruth L (226)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 6:13 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Barb!
 

Darlene W (289)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 6:34 am
Noted and signed--thank you Barb.
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 7:07 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Roberto Meritoni (3)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 8:49 am
Thanks Done😻😻😻😻😻😻😻
 

Ruth C (87)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 9:33 am
Signed
 

Marianne R (78)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 9:46 am
Gladly signed.
 

Kamia T (89)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 10:58 am
Noted and signed. Given all the positive feedback and information on cats in nursing homes, I can imagine WHY anyone would consider excluding them.
 

Valerie H (133)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 11:17 am
Thank you Barb - signed.... # 335
 

Kay M (347)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 11:22 am
done. very true.
 

aj E (164)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 11:54 am
s&n
 

caroline lord (0)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 12:22 pm
signed-thanku
 

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 12:30 pm
noted,signed, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 1:02 pm
petycja podpisana
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 1:02 pm
udostępniona na fb.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (202)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 1:03 pm
i na twitterze też
 

Ana L (92)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 2:54 pm
S&N
 

Jaime Cammarata (462)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 3:06 pm
Thanks so much Barb! Happy to sign😻. My cats are amazing when I'm sick; I don't know what I'd do without them. My cat, Jasmine, loved to purr for my daughter before I had her (my daughter is 6 yrs old now!).
As a matter of fact, she knew I was pregnant before I did. She always wanted to listen to my belly.
 

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 3:52 pm
If a cat has the personality, he or she can be successfully trained to be a therapy cat (yes, it is possible to train a cat - just don't tell him what you're doing!). The visits would be supervised, making this a win-win situation.

Regarding the advantages of cats vs. dogs: Some people PREFER the company of cats and should be permitted to exercise their choice in this regard.

Cut the excuses and get with the program, SHEA!
 

Rhonda B (99)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 8:50 pm
Signed & Noted. Thank you Barbara.
 

Liv B (0)
Monday March 9, 2015, 4:17 am
thank you for signing:
Therapy Cats Are As Helpful As Therapy Dogs
Thanks Barb
 

Cheryl H (91)
Monday March 9, 2015, 8:20 am
N+S. Thanks BarbKnigh!
 

Barb K (1685)
Monday March 9, 2015, 9:10 am
So far we have 589 signatures!! WOO-HOO!!! Thank you ALL for helping our petition along! Y'all are THE BEST!!
 

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Monday March 9, 2015, 9:49 am
Thank you for starting such a cool, long-overdue petition, BarbKnight (but you'll always be BarbCat to me!).
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 9, 2015, 10:03 am
S+N+S
 

Sherry B (66)
Monday March 9, 2015, 10:53 am
TY 😺 Barb 😸 for 😻 this 😽 petition &❤ Ashley ❤ for the frd! Happy 🐺 to 🐱 sign 🐯 #621 & shared on fb...🐈...kitties rock 🐾
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday March 9, 2015, 11:23 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Lona G (66)
Monday March 9, 2015, 11:33 am
Personally I think therapy cats are more helpful than therapy dogs, but I've signed and noted anyway ;-)
 

Kirsty Mayfield (4)
Monday March 9, 2015, 11:57 am
thankyou
 

Kirsty Mayfield (4)
Monday March 9, 2015, 11:57 am
thankyou
 

Artur B (125)
Monday March 9, 2015, 12:14 pm
gemacht
 

Mary T (356)
Monday March 9, 2015, 12:22 pm
thank you Barb - signed, noted & shared
 

Miia Suuronen (44)
Monday March 9, 2015, 1:47 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Julie C (29)
Monday March 9, 2015, 1:55 pm
Excellent idea, I say as a cat adorer. And there's some scientific evidence that the frequency of a cat's purr helps bones heal faster and helps with depression and immune systems. Go cats!
 

Terrie Williams (798)
Monday March 9, 2015, 2:17 pm
Terrie Williams, TX Mar 09, 16:15 # 667 SSN
 

Anette S (16)
Monday March 9, 2015, 4:14 pm
done
 

Michaela Carlsson (248)
Monday March 9, 2015, 4:48 pm
Signed! Let them have their cats, they are very good therapy.
 

Allen O (195)
Monday March 9, 2015, 5:32 pm
Thanks Barb and Ashley for forwarding - Signed and noted
 

Dawn M (141)
Monday March 9, 2015, 5:41 pm
Done!
 

Janis K (129)
Monday March 9, 2015, 8:14 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Barb and Ashley!
 

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Monday March 9, 2015, 9:59 pm
I signed, Thanks Barb!
 

Laurie H (818)
Monday March 9, 2015, 10:06 pm
Signed, Noted & Shared with Many Thanks Barb & Ted for sending!!~~`
 

Charlene Rush (79)
Monday March 9, 2015, 10:42 pm
I truly believe in their therapeutic value.
 

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Monday March 9, 2015, 10:56 pm
Signed & Noted. I totally agree, cats are just as good as dogs. Thanks, Barb..
 

Karen Baker (71)
Tuesday March 10, 2015, 4:13 am
Noted and signed
 

Angelika Kempter (96)
Tuesday March 10, 2015, 5:51 am
Done
 

Miriam AWAY Site issues (61)
Tuesday March 10, 2015, 7:19 am
Already signed, will share, noted and tweeted! Thanks so much for posting Barb!

MIRIAM,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON MARCH 08, 2015
 

Betty Kowall (304)
Tuesday March 10, 2015, 5:14 pm
Cats are so awesome! No wonder I have eight that live with me and my dog!
 

Paraskevi Karali (147)
Tuesday March 10, 2015, 10:34 pm
signed and noted, thank you for sharing
 

Sandra Ferri (114)
Wednesday March 11, 2015, 1:40 am
Already signed on March 8, TY Barb
 

Lady Suki (446)
Wednesday March 11, 2015, 9:06 pm
800 signatures.
 

Stephen D (58)
Wednesday March 11, 2015, 11:03 pm
signed ty Barb
 

Scooby Snacks (95)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 1:56 am

Scooby, you signed on 03/07
THERAPY CATS ARE AS...
805 supporters
 

Carol B (1)
Thursday March 12, 2015, 4:15 pm
I signed Barb!!
 

Yvonne Wey (101)
Friday March 13, 2015, 7:14 pm
signed¬ed thank you for sharing
 

Jane Howard (0)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 4:32 am
Signed....
 

federico bortoletto (44)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 7:11 am
N & S
 

Ainga Dobbelaere (14)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 7:30 am
Noted and signed.Thank you
 

Lady Suki (446)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 11:04 am
847 signatures.
 

Sarah Addis (38)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 11:37 am
Signed, noted, shared
 

Kerry C (46)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 11:59 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Barb!
 

Dianne D (490)
Saturday March 14, 2015, 6:19 pm
signed
 

Gisela Gama (50)
Sunday March 15, 2015, 5:21 pm
signed ! thank you
 

M.N. J (18)
Monday March 16, 2015, 12:46 am
I would find a cat or a dog very comforting if I were in the hospital. Purring is proven to help healing in both cats and people.
 

Betty O (85)
Wednesday March 18, 2015, 5:46 am
shared on facebook, twitter, and email, signed, and noted. thanks Barb
 

Valerie A (1)
Saturday March 21, 2015, 10:53 am
signed
 

Anja Necin (17)
Saturday March 28, 2015, 5:58 am
Signed
 

Joy T (443)
Friday April 3, 2015, 12:43 am
Signed!
 

Alison A (244)
Saturday April 4, 2015, 3:35 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Barb.
 
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